By William J. Critchlow, Jr.
Recognition: we see that what we did was wrong
Remorse: we have Godly sorrow for our sin
Relating: we confess our sin to the Lord and, if necessary, to our leaders
Restitution: we do all we can to right the wrong
Resolution: we have firm resolve to forsake our sin
Reformation: we act on the resolution by changing our behavior
Realization: we realize the happiness that comes from righteous living