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Is It Okay for a Christian To…?

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Is It Okay for a Christian To…?
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I’m walking a labyrinth—feeling slightly guilty about tiptoeing into mysticism—but mostly enjoying the sunshine.

I’m at a journal-writing certification course near Denver. It’s not a Christian event, but the participants—women all—are open-hearted and friendly. A group of us have bonded, and we are taking a break to walk the on-site labyrinth.

We feel like we need it. The world is still angry. TV news can still sounds ridiculous. Many politicians, too. But the weather is great. Walking a labyrinth seems an ordinary way to turn from the digital noise.

Writing that, I know folks who disagree are already pounding their keyboards in the comments section. Apostasy.

Outside, however, it’s a sunny day and God is calling me outdoors. Moreover, we’re in Colorado, where I was raised and still live—and where such woo-woo elements such as walking a spiritual path, literally, aren’t so unusual. Still, I’d never actually seen a labyrinth, ...

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