Category Archives: Step 8

12 Steps in 1 Hour Sessions: Worksheets for Steps 8 & 9

  Hi Everyone! We are meeting in less than 1 hour, and I wanted to post some worksheets on Steps 8 and 9 to deepen our discussion about “how to make an amends.” step8why step8how step9 In addition, I wanted … Continue reading

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How To Overcome Selfishness — With Prayer

      Hi Everyone! At April’s suggestion, I added her recommendations for how to overcome selfishness — with prayer! The AA Big Book identifies the root of our problem as unrestrained self-will. “… selfishness and self-centered is the root … Continue reading

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Latest Version of Step 4 Inventory

Hi Everyone! For some reason, I am always trying to create the perfect Step 4 Inventory, even though I know that there is no such thing. However, my goal is to demystify the dreaded 4th Step Inventory.  I truly believe … Continue reading

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How To Apologize and Forgive

Since Step 12 is about compassionate action, I thought I would share another picture that I created on how to ask for forgiveness and how to forgive others. I hope that this is helpful, as we strive to practice these … Continue reading

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Making amends is more than an apology

Making amends is more than an apology Addiction creates moral wreckage. People who become addicted to alcohol or other drugs might lie, cheat, or steal in order to get and use their drug of choice. Often what’s left behind is … Continue reading

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