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Exploring Prayer in Recovery

“Prayer is private, even when we pray with others. It is communication from the heart to that which surpasses understanding.”

- Anne Lamott

Throughout this series we will explore types of prayer that allow individuals to simply “be with” a power greater than themselves.  We will examine ways of sharing thoughts and feelings such as asking for help, expressing gratitude and finding inspiration.  Opportunities with prayers of mind, heart & body will be modeled and experienced.  Evening offerings will delve into prayers of words, song, art and movement.  Prayer and meditation can be a challenge in recovery from alcoholism, addiction and trauma. 

This series is for all wanting to explore prayer, or anyone involved in 12 step programs, as well as those who are spiritual companions for those in recovery.

Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19; and October 3, 2019; 6:30—8:30pm
Cost is $10 per session or $35 for all four sessions.



Ruth Hoenick is a Spiritual Companion in the Slinger/Hartford region of Wisconsin.  She facilitates 12 step retreats throughout the United States and is active in both AA and  Al-Anon in sponsorship and service work.  Ruth is a spiritual companion who brings the gifts of respectful listening and honest presence to individuals who desire courageous exploration of their sacred stories for the purpose of connection and movement with the ever-changing mystery.  She is a wife, mother and grandmother.  Ruth chairs the Board of Directors at the Jesuit Retreat House in Oshkosh and is a retreat coordinator.  Her background includes 30+ years in education of children and adults as well as professional development of educators.


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