“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
- Chinese proverb
What is The Gateways?
The Gateways is a new way of working the 12 Steps that incorporates the full spectrum of spiritual practices available into living the Spiritual Life that the Steps promise.
What was the inspiration for The Gateways?
The inspiration for The Gateways was based on personal experience and pondering the answer to the question, is there more to recovery than just staying sober and clean? As a 30+ year member of Alcoholics Anonymous, an ordained minister with a doctorate in ministry, and highly successful stage and screen actor, the Rev. Dr. Jane Galloway was inspired to help others find the freedom and fulfillment that she has found.
What makes The Gateway's different than other 12 Step programs?
The Gateway's approach Incorporates ancient systems like Chinese meridians and the Kabbalah Tree of Life, as well as more recent psychological systems like Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Erik Erikson’s Eight Ages of Man. The Gateways present the 12-Step Spirituality as a Wisdom Path, unlocking the power of the 12 Steps through a variety of spiritual practices and rituals that make up a customized, holistic Mind, Body, Spirit approach to well-being.