About the meaning of the 
Golden Thread

“Spiritual life is a response to a call…Someone calls to us, calls to us from within the depths of our heart, awakening our own deepest longing. This call is like a golden thread * that we follow, guiding us deeper and deeper within, always pointing to the beyond. It is both intimate and elusive as it does not belong to the mind but to the deepest core of our being.”

From: Catching the Thread: Sufism, Dreamwork, and Jungian Psychology
by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee.

* underlining added for emphasis.

(**) “Labyrinth” on the portico of the cathedral of San Martino at Lucca, Tuscany, Italy; Photo Courtesy of Beatricehttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lucca_labirinto.jpg