As I faced the Eighth Step, everything that was required for
successful completion of the previous seven Steps came together:
courage, honesty, sincerity, willingness and thoroughness.
I could not muster the strength required for this task at
the beginning, which is why this Step reads. "Became willing
. . . "
I needed to develop the courage to
begin, the honesty to see where I was wrong, a sincere desire
to set things right, thoroughness in making a list, and willingness
to take the risks required for true humility. With the help
of my Higher Power in developing these virtues, I completed
this Step and continued to move forward in my quest for spiritual