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                                                           Step 9

Step 9

“Made direct amends to such people whenever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.”

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“For the readiness to take the full consequences of our past act, and to take responsibility for the well-being of others at the same time, is the very spirit of Step Nine.” – p. 87

The Principles in Step 9

The discipline of restitution
The virtues of consideration, courage, discretion, forthrightness, frankness, generosity, honesty, humility, justice, prudence, sincerity, responsibility, tactfulness

For a discussion of the principle of restitution, please see on this site "The Discipline of Restitution" in Practice These, where additional resources about this principle can be found.


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