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Spirituality for the Second Half of Life: A Retreat for Those Aged 55+
January 25 @ 4:00 pm - January 27 @ 1:00 pm| $220
A Weekend Retreat with Dede Armstrong and Friends
As we age, we gain wisdom, but also often focus on what we are losing or have lost. Sometimes fear takes over in a time of our life that can be rich and full. Based on Richard Rohr’s book, “Falling Upward”, we will spend a weekend looking at how we can embrace this next stage of our lives, and the special spirituality that comes with it. Through lessons from the book, connection with each other, and meditation, we will take time to experience the excitement of this stage together!
Date: Friday, January 25th – Sunday, January 27th, 2019
When: Check-in from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Friday
Check-out at 1PM on Sunday
Where: The McIver Center at The Retreat 1351 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN
Fee: $220 per person, which includes lodging, food, materials, and a copy of Richard Rohr’s book, “Falling Upward”. Scholarship funds are available.
Register: Complete the reverse side of this flyer.Spirituality for the Second Half of Life – January 25-27, 2019
Space is limited.
Attendees will experience:
• An opportunity to retreat from the pull of the daily distractions in our lives
• Connection and community with others on this spiritual path, including group discussion
• Time for reflection to create space for healing
• Nourishment, with meals prepared by our award-winning chef
Dede Armstrong, LADC, MSW, MA, has been active in her own recovery for over 17 years.
She is the facilitator and coordinator of the 55Plus Recovery Program at The Retreat. Her
academic background includes attaining a Masters Degree in Social Work from
Columbia University in NYC in 1989 and a Masters Degree in Addiction Counseling from
Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies in 2016. She is passionate
about helping those in the later chapters of their lives find the spiritual solution to their
struggle with addiction.