From the October 1986 magazine.

8 1/2

AS I continue to live each twenty-four hours in the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous and attempt to practice its principles in all my affairs, one Step seems to play an increasingly important role in my life and in my relationships with others. This quiet but potent Step is Step Eight: "Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all."

Many people, myself included, tend to lump Steps Eight and Nine together. By doing this, I never really achieved even a glimmer of the humility and love that Step Eight has to offer. Being a person of...

-- E. C.

Bowling Green, Kentucky