Instructions for Completion
Complete each column top to bottom before proceeding to the next column. Thus, for instance, fill in all the names of those you are resentful at before filling in the column for the cause of each resentment. List real resentments, not imaginary or theoretical resentments. Is the resentment a problem for you, does it cause you pain?
Column 1 In dealing with resentments we set them on paper. We listed people, institutions or principles with whom we were angry. Column 2 We asked ourselves why we were angry. Column 3 On our grudge list we set opposite each name our injuries. Was it our self-esteem, our security, our ambitions, our
personal, or sex relations which had been interfered with? Column 4 Referring to our list again. Putting out of our minds the wrongs others had done, we resolutely looked for our own
mistakes. Where had we been selfish, dishonest, self-seeking and frightened? Column 5 This Column is optional. List specific other defects to show your participation in the resentments.
Reading from left to right we now see the resentment (Column 1), the cause (Column 2), the part of self that had been affected (Column 3), and the exact nature of the defect within us that allowed the resentment to surface and block us off from God’s will (Columns 4 and 5).
COLUMN 1 I’m RESENTFUL at:
REVIEW OF RESENTMENTS
COLUMN 3 Affects My