Sealed & Delivered
March 2021 | Making Amends

Sealed & Delivered

Write a letter to everyone she owed? How would she ever pay them back? Time for a little faith

When I was new to the program and would hear “How It Works” read at the beginning of meetings, I tried desperately not to listen when they said the Eighth and Ninth Steps. I had so many amends to make. The guilt and shame was too much for me. I’d sit there and think of anything as a distraction—make a grocery list, admire the shoe styles of those seated around me, repeat the Serenity Prayer—anything so I wouldn’t be reminded of the amends I needed to make.


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