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3.13.13 … sirens calling …

Solvitur Ambulando” – It is solved by walking, 2013 Lenten labyrinth walks, The Cathedral of St. Philip-Atlanta GA:
It is absolutely beautiful in Atlanta today. It is 3:45PM and 70° with a light breeze.

I can still see the skyscrapers because the trees have not leafed out yet. However, there is a Bradford pear in full bloom, and it is gorgeous.

I hear a house alarm here, and I hear sirens … I wonder what is going on.
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This labyrinth was completed about three months ago. It is very private  and is really a lovely place.
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It is a full Chartres labyrinth which makes it all the more special to me. In winter, there’s very little shade and you walk in and out of the shadows.  I wonder what it will be like in summer when the trees are fully leafed out.  It is likely that the labyrinth will be predominantly in the shade. I like moving in and out of sunshine.
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Okay, since I got off of my walk, I had to put my iPhone up and focus on why I’m here … which is to relax and think about whatever comes to my mind.
One of the things that I often think about when I’m walking the labyrinth is past, present and future. As my mom and I were just driving through Brookwood Hills, the current owners of the house that my parents lived in for 40 years and where I grew up pulled into the driveway. We stopped and chatted with her, and I said to her I hope you love the house as much as we loved it. She smiled and assured me she does.  It was such a great place to grow up.
About mid-walk, the home alarm stopped and the sirens on the road stopped. It was much more peaceful. Maybe that is why I got lost coming into the center …  and I did not get lost on the way out.

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