Easter can be a busy time for parents. Church duties to complete (maybe), family feasts to prepare, Easter egg trails to lay…all can take their toil on long-suffering mums and dads.

So it was this weekend that I was thrilled to be with dear friends in Arroyo Grande, CA, and to be graciously invited to a wonderful potpourri dinner hosted by friends of theirs on the edge of town.

Ample rolling hills offered an excellent opportunity to lay out the labyrinth, by popular demand. Under the shade of a graceful Coastal Oak, the labyrinth offered a quiet sanctuary for grown-ups to walk while an excited gathering of children searched high and low for easter eggs.

I felt that both may be rewarded with what they might discover at the center

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