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REPAIRING THE DAMAGE

Daily Reflections
September 13, 2010
REPAIRING THE DAMAGE

Good judgment, careful sense of timing, courage and prudence – these are the qualities we shall need when we take Step Nine.
TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 83

To make amends can be viewed two ways: first, that of repairing damage, for if I have damaged my neighbor’s fence, I “make a mend,” and that is a direct amend; the second way is by modifying my behavior, for if my actions have harmed someone. I make a daily effort to cause no further harm. I “mend my ways,” and that is an indirect amend. Which is the best approach? The only right approach, provided that I am causing no further harm in so doing,
is to do both. If harm is done, then I simply “mend my ways.”  To take action in this manner assures me of making honest amends.

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