These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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Love in fellowship.
We remove some of the power of remorse when we face it squarely. The Eighth Step does not ask us to make right all of our mistakes, merely to become willing to make amends to all those people.
As we become willing to clean up the damage we’ve caused, we acknowledge our readiness to change. We affirm the healing process of recovery.
Remorse is no longer an instrument we use to torture ourselves. Remorse has become a tool we can use to achieve self-forgiveness. –Just For Today | More…