Enhance your spiritual growth, strengthen your recovery, and shape your conception of God as you understand Him. Deepen your ideas of spirituality and awaken your soul. A useful tool for personal growth and fulfillment, study groups, sponsorship and clients.
The Gathering’s talks are generally tied to one or more of the 12 Steps, but are always guided by spiritual concepts, principles and ideas common to most faiths. Topics are drawn from a variety of sources: the 12 steps, many of the well-known wisdom texts, science and other teachers that speak to a spiritual solution to life’s challenges.
My intention is for these talks to be helpful to anyone interested in enlarging or challenging themselves to a greater, or renewed, spiritual growth. I have been in recovery for 39 years and I am also a Spiritual Director...I have been brought along by the trial and error method..the educational variety of Spiritual experience you could say.. I speak from my experience both in what has NOT worked, as well as what has worked...and exactly how that has come about.
In 2006 I agreed to do “3” talks in a facility west of Minneapolis, MN. Little did I know this would be the birth of “The Gathering” . Its 2016 and we are still going at it! Its an open meeting attended by 12 Steppers , as well as those who have been effected by someone elses addiction, and some are just simply interested in improving their personal level of Life satisfaction using a variety of Spiritually based tools. The talks revolve around Spiritual concepts and ideas that often are tied to one or more of the 12 Steps, but always guided by Spiritual Concepts, Principles and Ideas common to most Faiths as well as 12 Step Recovery.
So we have grown into a rather eclectic community of people, all ages, backgrounds and levels of consciousness. Meeting once per month for the last ten years. So this web site has over 120 hours of those talks and some other workshops I've done. The Gathering community has asked for an easy way to make these talks more accessible to themselves and the community at large ..so this web site and phone apps is the answer to that request. Please enjoy, pass it on and drop me a line if you want to talk.
warm regards – Roger B.