Promises, Promises

The 9th Step Promises of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous say: If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are half way through. We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness. We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the … Continue reading Promises, Promises

Making Amends with no Expectations

Step 9 of the twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous says: I am still working the steps, even though it may seem like I have stalled at step 9.  I haven't.  But I am taking my time with it, because it is no easy task.  Step 8 has us make a list of the people who … Continue reading Making Amends with no Expectations