In the ancient world, the labyrinth was used to describe what in our modern times we refer to as a maze. A maze is not the same as a labyrinth.
A maze can be frustrating, frightening, and challenging because of many confusing paths and dead ends, purposely obscuring the route to the finish. A lot of us have this idea that life is like a maze, where we make mistakes and fix them, where we make wrong choices somewhere along the way, where we could get lost entirely. We all live in the maze we call life! Perhaps you are also looking for that one Path, a Path to guide your existence to its ultimate, true Goal.
In the maze of life, many people have reached a dead-end with regards to everything material life has to offer, and many are now looking for something completely different, completely liberating. Labyrinths symbolize the journey of life from birth to spiritual awakening. Lao Tzu spoke of “Tao”, the Buddha spoke of the “eightfold way”, the Bible speaks of the “narrow Path”, and Jesus
Note: this page contains paid content.
Please, subscribe to get an access.
THE BOOK OF MIRDAD
CHAPTER NINE: THE WAY TO PAINLESS LIFE
Micaster: show us the way.
MIRDAD: This is the way to freedom from care and pain:
So think as if your every thought were to be etched in fire upon the sky for all and everything to see, for so, in truth, it is.
So speak as if the world entire were but a single ear intent on hearing what you say. And so, in truth, it is.
So do as if your every deed were to recoil upon your heads. And so, in truth, it does.
So wish as if you were the wish. And so, in truth, you are.
So live as if your god Himself had need of you His life to live. And so, in truth, He does.