Some Prayerful Ways Of Approaching Your Labyrinth Experience

Caring: “God, [person’s name] is in need…”


Centering: As you feel God’s presence, move into it more deeply


Focusing: A favorite name for God, i.e. “Jesus, Jesus, Jesus…”

A  word that has significance to you, “Love, love, love.” “Maranatha!”

A short prayer, “Please help!” “Thy will be done.” “I’m available.”


Moving: Embody your sacred communication. No words are necessary.


Opening: “I’m here. Help me to stay open to all You wish you communicate.”


Praising: Speak God’s name or attributes with love and appreciate


Questioning: “What is the next step?”

                        “What do I need?”

“What is changing?”


Reading and Reflecting: Read or recall a biblical story. Ponder meanings as you move. Take your scriptures with you. Stop anywhere to read and respond.


Releasing: “Help me let go of…”

“I forgive…”


Searching: “God, I want to understand…”


Seeking: “Holy One, reveal Yourself to me.”


Singing: Choose a favorite spiritual song. Sing it silently or out loud.


Transitioning: “Ever since Sarah died…”

“Thank you, God, for the new opportunity…”