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Meditation in Recovery: Being Free From Suffering with Lovingkindness (OL)

  • 22 Nov 2020
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Online

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Cultivating the practice of lovingkindness leads to inner and outer peace with ourselves and others. Through this practice, we learn to live in the present moment as we grow in calmness, clarity of mind and understanding. For many of us who have dealt with addictions or just life's many challenges, this practice becomes even more essential to help us cultivate a stable mind. 


This Meditation in Recovery event will include meditation with a particular emphasis on building skills of settling the mind and body, and being aware of the present moment. There will be talks addressing lovingkindness with practice during meditation. There will also be opportunities for Q and A and sharing by participants.


This event is open to everyone, whether you are new to meditation or have been meditating for a long while. It is also appropriate for practitioners in any Recovery program or anyone wanting an opportunity to enhance meditation and lovingkindness practices. For more information contact Eleanor at ececil1@verizon.net.


Ruth Fishel has been sober for 47 years and a daily meditator for 42 years. She is a long standing member of Florida Community of Mindfulness and a regular presenter for the Mindfulness in Recovery meditation group. Ruth has led many workshops and retreats for the recovery community throughout the country. She is the author of a number of inspiring books on mindfulness in recovery including Spiritlifters and Time For Peace. Ruth is a co-founder of Serenity, Inc. a recovery program for alcohol and drug addicted women. She shares a daily post , Spiritlifters, that reaches hundreds of subscribers throughout the world.

Marilyn Warlick, LCSW is a retired social worker having worked in the VA Health Care System. There, her experiences focused on the homeless, those with substance abuse and serving veterans returning from combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. She is a longtime and deep-rooted practicing member of Florida Community of Mindfulness and has led a number of retreats and workshops within the community. Currently, Marilyn shares her selfless service time with FCM within the Programs for Mentoring and Death and Dying along with Mindfulness in Recovery as a presenter.


Florida Community of Mindfulness, Tampa Center
6501 N. Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604

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