Making Right, Not Making Nice

I am in the hospitality trade.  Where I work now, we host many functions – tour groups, weddings, post-convention get togethers, corporate gigs, holiday parties and a slew of other special events. That is on top of several dining outlets that we have in the building.  At this time of year, we do more of…

Finally…

I am back on the amends trail. While I don’t have many left (less than 10, methinks), I have been procrastinating.  Not sure why – the midway meltdown I guess.  I have heard that it’s common for many of us to get halfway and start to slow down.  I can identify.  I know I started…

Stalling….

Yikes. I found myself trying to rationalize some of my still unmade amends away.  Who am I trying to convince that some of my amends don’t need to be made?  That what I did wasn’t that bad.  That it won’t affect my sobriety and that I will be just fine without making certain approaches and amends. Horsefeathers!…

Amends, Amends, Amends…

Step 9 Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. I remember writing on my 4th step fear list “9th step”.  I was not frightened, but terrified, about having to (gasp!) see these people I had harmed face- to-face and make amends.   The thought…