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Father Bill W - Imagination in Step 11 and Two Way Prayer - Meeting 71

October 15, 2021 Justin B / Father Bill W Episode 71
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Father Bill W - Imagination in Step 11 and Two Way Prayer - Meeting 71
Show Notes

Father Bill W. is a retired Episcopal priest continuously sober and active in 12-Step recovery since 1972. He has worked in the addiction treatment field most of his adult life and was the Director of several nationally recognized treatment centers. For nearly 30 years now, he has researched and promoted the practice of Two Way Prayer through workshops, podcasts, and numerous articles and studies recently published in two major journals. He was awarded the Johnson Institute’s Wheelock Whitney Award “for advancing the understanding of faith and science in addiction recovery.” Father Bill’s podcasts are listed under his name FATHER BILL W. and his website is titled TWO WAY PRAYER.

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Resources Referenced:
YouTube Link to Ignatian Contemplation
Alcoholics Anonymous
All Addicts Anonymous
TwoWayPrayer.org/books
Father Bill W Podcast on Two Way Prayer and the History of Alcoholics Anonymous
Brave Like Brooke
Journey Through Life Podcast with Brooke Ellefsen
Donations/Swag Purchase for Brooke

Outro music is “Standing Still” by Cory Ellsworth and Randy Kartchner, performed by Mike Eldred and Elizabeth Wolfe.  This song, and/or the entire soundtrack for the future Broadway musical, “Crosses:  A Musical of Hope”, can be purchased here:  https://music.apple.com/us/album/crosses-musical-hope-by-cory/528476262  This song is used with the  permission of Cory Ellsworth.

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