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I am not a professional photographer; I call myself a point & shoot photographer. I have had a genuine love for and interest in photography since childhood. My camera is a Nikon Coolpix S600 ~ which I love for many reasons that I won't list here. Sometimes I use my old camera which is a Nikon Coolpix 5900.

Photography is something that I enjoy immensely. My photographs & albums are treasured above all other material things I own. The memories that are captured and preserved through my camera are so precious.

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Sunday, February 1, 2009

February Theme Day: Paths and Passages

St. John's Cathedral has Knoxville's only outdoor labyrinth. Look closely on the bricks of the courtyard. I have spent a few lunch hours here; it is such a serene place. I haven't walked the labyrinth while praying or meditating . . . but sometimes feel the urge to perhaps do that.

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PJ said...

I'm a trained labyrinth facilitator, Hope. Let me know if you need any pointers. It's a beautiful laby and your photo is well done.

Tanya said...

It's gorgeous, love that brickwork! Also I love your new profile pic! Happy Theme Day :)

Babooshka said...

Knoxville has to be one of the most surprising places on the dailies. Between you and knoxville girl are some real treats. This is a magnificent building and pathway.

Jilly said...

Such beautiful paving design outside the church, making a beautiful passage.

Jim said...

Neat theme day post. I bet the stained glass is wonderful looking.

Hyde DP said...

It looks a really lovely place.

gogouci said...

Real cool brick work. Looks like very serene and peaceful. Great choice for today's post.

Hilda said...

I've heard of these meditation labyrinth walks, though I've never tried them myself.

Beautiful church and lovely brick work! Happy Theme Day!

Rambling Round said...

Great post for theme day, but walking around these would definitely make me dizzy!

Steve Buser said...

I think I would have missed the labrynth even if I walked over it.

Sorry about being so late on theme day -- we had the grandkids over this weekend.

Kate said...

It's a beautiful building and I think the labyrinth in cobblestones is fascinating.

Leedra said...

It is a beautiful labyrinth. You have shown something else in Knoxville I did not know existed. I have been gone, I am now you you on trying to catch up. If I do not finish, I will be back.

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