Step Nine – Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

Step Twelve – Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

Step Two – Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

Step Six – Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.

Guy
 I was 44 when I got sober and I’ve been sober now for 16 years. 

Step Ten – Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.

Guy
 I was 44 when I got sober and I’ve been sober now for 16 years.