Note: This is the 3rd in a series of Opednews articles by Meryl Ann Butler about labyrinths. Previous articles are listed at the end of this article.
The second annual World Labyrinth Day - is being celebrated on Saturday May 1, 2010.
World Labyrinth Day - is a global event celebrated annually on the first Saturday in May. It is sponsored by The Labyrinth Society, (TLS) an international organization founded in 1998. As part of this celebration, all are invited to "Walk as One at 1" (1:00 pm in local time zones).
A labyrinth is different from a maze in both form and function.
A maze offers a choice of paths. Most are dead ends, and generally only one path leads to the goal. Making one's way through a maze is a game of skill that engages logic and analytical processes, and a maze usually has walls designed to obscure the view of the correct path.