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Making amends

Step 9 of A.A. says: “Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.” This is a logical next step after “making the list of all people I had harmed” in … Continue reading

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A whole lot of surrendering going on …

It’s been a while since I reflected on the 12 steps of the A.A. program. The next, Step 8, says: “Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.” For me, … Continue reading

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More on Step 4

I’ve been reflecting more about my early work on Step 4. I had only a few months of sobriety under my belt, and I had lots of hard thinking to do for that “searching and fearless moral inventory.” I remember … Continue reading

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So what are the 12 steps?

Last post, I mentioned that I found a few of the 12 steps of A.A. particularly hard or scary. A friend said she wondered what they are, so here you go: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol — that … Continue reading

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