“Eco-Therapy” may sound like a strange, new fad in the world of alternative health but is in fact a highly-endorsed approach to well-being, which draws on modern psychology, ecological awareness, ancient wisdom, a lot of common sense and an ever-expanding volume of scientific research.
The Ashburnham Labyrinth was officially opened as a place for quiet reflection, prayer and for therapeutic use, on July 1st 2017. Not to be confused with a maze; the Ashburnham Labyrinth offers a singular spiralling path leading to its centre and returning by the same route. It has been designed to symbolise welcome, openness, inclusion, and to naturally embrace the cycles of Nature and the rhythms of life.
“Self-rejection is the greatest enemy of the spiritual life because it contradicts the sacred voice that calls us the “Beloved.” Being the Beloved constitutes the core truth of our existence.” Henri J. M. Nouwen