Read page 76:4 ("Probably . . .") to 83:3 (". . . anyone") and 98:3 ("Now . . .") to 99:2 (". . . parties").
The spirit of amends
How to make amends
Follow-through with family or other people close to us
What to do if you cannot see the person directly
- Praying for knowledge of God's will as to how to make alternative/indirect amends.
- Writing an anonymous letter.
- Writing a letter and reading it to a friend, sponsor, or spiritual advisor.
- Writing a letter and reading it at a person's grave or a place with significance for the person in question.
- Sending money anonymously.
- Giving money or time to an appropriate charity.
- Making indirect amends, e.g. finding a way to help people in a similar position to those your have harmed but cannot make direct amends to.
- Considering what changed behaviour patterns are required on an ongoing basis and adopting those new behaviour patterns.
- Ask your sponsor for further ideas on how an indirect amend can be made.