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Web Exclusive: On the Other Side of Amends
An alcoholic ends up on the receiving side of an amends for a change
The Steps can take unexpected twists
When it comes to making right past mistakes and harms, also known as Step Nine, my experience has been my making amends to others. But this story is about being on the receiving end of someone making an amends to me.
About five years ago, I had a guy working for me who was very likable, fairly good at his work, and had the greatest stories about why he would be late or unable to work. For instance, one time he developed Crohn's disease and couldn’t come to work because he was at the hospital the night before. Another time he was...
-- Steve H.