On the North Porch at Chartres are a series of six sculptures of women in various states of contemplation.They are found on East bay on the inner right edge of the outer porch (as one views it from the street). 66 more words
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Today, I went on a day trip to the town of Chartres to see the world famous Cathedral there. Jeff was still very ill, so he stayed at the hotel. 313 more words
In Europe, it’s nice to walk into an empty church when, rather than priests, there are only stain glass windows, a small red light like the eye of a cyclop, the worn, watery grey silk of flagstones, and maybe a sparrow or two, circling. 278 more words
Ancient in origin, but regaining prominence in modern times, labyrinths have long been places of reflection and contemplation.
Read on for further enlightenment on local labyrinths. 658 more words
A labyrinth? Here in Calgary?
I had always assumed (incorrectly, as it turns out) that labyrinth was just another word for a maze – a maze offers you choices, while a labyrinth has only one track leading in and out – and was intrigued to discover there are… 506 more words