was inspired after walking the Labyrinth at the Grace Cathedral in San
Francisco in the Summer 1997. As I walked through this ancient healing
maze, I felt calmed and centered. I also realized that after finding the
Labyrinth, "it would be playing some role in my life...directing me to
realize that I would be finding, or creating a new path in medicine." (Quote
the Internet "
a live netcast hosted Oct. 7, 1997)
Little did I know at that time, that part of that path would be to create a place for healing in cyberspace, now complete with our own On-line Labyrinth.
I tried to capture my feelings walking through the labyrinth, to share with those who may not be able to visit a labyrinth. This poem also appears under the "Things to Experience" section of the Resource page, The Sacred Walk.
of amethyst and gray stretches before me,
of what may be revealed.
the warm textures of the tapestry,
sacred path traveled by many
becomes more rhythmic.
by others, each on their own private quest
step, each turn and twist
heart of this labyrinth-- a quiet solitude
swiftly and soon I must depart.
I am met
by others on their quest
Kirsti A. Dyer MD, MS
|The Veriditas Mission
Veriditas is organizing a Global New Year's Eve Gathering on Friday December 31, 1999 at a labyrinth near you. They may organize another on-line netcase experience for those who cannot participate physically in person.