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From Dark to Light

Doing amends a second time around brought a new joy to her life

I just completed working the Steps for the second time and making amends was a blast. The first time I was newly sober and living in my hometown. The damage I had done was fresh and people were readily available for making direct amends.

This time however, it was over two decades and thousands of miles later. I chose to work the Steps again because I wanted to rededicate myself to emotional sobriety. I did a fearless and thorough inventory, focusing in on the emotional damage I had done. I went back over my drinking years to make sure I had not missed anyone or anything during my original Fourth Step.

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