I watch his hand move as he draws, turns the paper, draws again: LINE ___ (turn) LINE ___ LINE ___ LINE ___ (turn).
At a glance he looks like an artist sketching a landscape, or an architect sketching his design.
But when I watch him and actually SEE him drawing, I see that this process of drawing mazes is much bigger than the end product, bigger than putting pen to paper…..
it is calming,
It is a sacred space
His mazes (ART) remind me of the peace one finds when creating (or even looking at) a http://www.meaningofmandalas.com/.
Mandalas are designs (usually circular with a clear center, but sometimes square or geometric) that represent wholeness. It is a design that serves to remind us of our interconnectedness with the world: to ourselves, with other people, and to the Infinite (). Creating a provides healing, wholeness, a sacred experience.
Please enjoyyourself, and with your children and families!
Here are links to some beautiful mandalas!