From the October 1989 magazine.

A Day Without Regrets

Step Ten - Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.

Until someone suggested I write an article about Step Ten, I had not been aware that this is not really one of my favorite Steps. For one thing, it's so daily.

It's easier to admit powerlessness, to come to believe, to make a decision, to make a list--do some major cleanup on oneself; then move on to bigger and better things like carrying the message and writing instructive articles explaining the program to people who may not be catching all the nuances because they aren't as bright as I am.

-- Bernice M.

Los Gatos, California

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