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CoDA Weekly Reading 9/19/17

September 19th 2017

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself with 1 click, is located at the end of this message.) "The Value of Service from the “CoDA In This Moment Daily Meditation book for August 25". My sponsor has done service at the four levels of the program. While he never advised or urged me to do service I saw how good it was for him and made service at all levels of CoDA part of my recovery. I came into program a frightened guy hiding in isolation who avoided meaningful social interaction. Service ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Reading 9/12/17

September 12th 2017

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself with 1 click, is located at the end of this message.) This is a non-negotiable, this life of being awake. Listening to the whisper of God, above the notifications, calls, texts, praises. Surrendering to the surrender. How do I forgive myself? Back up. How do I become willing? Back up. I admit I am powerless over myself and others and turn my life and will over to God. Please help me be ready. Sometimes it hurts too much to be present. But I am finding forgive ...Continue Reading

CoDA Co-NNections Meeting In Print Issue #5 Is Out

September 9th 2017

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself with 1 click, is located at the end of this message.) /Meeting in Print/ /(MiP)/, a CoDA Co-NNections subcommittee, is proud to announce that the latest issue of its publication, themed /"Path To Serenity"/. MiP is a quarterly publication that gives you the feeling of a live meeting while opening up space for texts, poetry, artwork and even music to help the CoDA community towards recovery. Each edition contains the following elements required in a ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Reading 9/5/17

September 5th 2017

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself with 1 click, is located at the end of this message.) Amends I have heard people in the program complain about others owing them amends. When the other person admitted their wrong doing and vowed to change the amends were not accepted because they didn’t say they were sorry. Is saying, "I’m sorry" an amends? Or is there a lot more to it. Webster’s definition for Amend (on the internet); 1: To put right 2a: to change or modify for the better 2b: to al ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Reading 8/29/17

August 29th 2017

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself with 1 click, is located at the end of this message.) “In This Moment”, the CoDA Meditation book page 21: “I choose not to listen to my disease” As I sat pondering a topic; it occurred to me to pick up the daily meditation. I usually start my day off with recovery meditations but had not today because I chose to read from our Co-Dependence Anonymous book this morning so my routine was different, not in a negative way; I just changed my routine up. When I read ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Reading 8/22/17

August 22nd 2017

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself with 1 click, is located at the end of this message.) At times, my night is endless. Ablaze with racing thoughts, my World War ignites. The toxic fumes of my burning wheels assault my nose. Battles cries fill the air. How could you do this to me? Why don't you love me? Why are you so cruel? I don't know where to point the fingers of abuse. I'm so confused!!! Poisoned by the drama, I cry. Who is wrong and who is right? I'm so busy seeing through their eyes, tha ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Reading: 8/15/17

August 15th 2017

*Feathers* Little one, where did you leave your wings? Buried at the back of your desk cubby in the classroom? On the soccer field when you missed the goal? The eleventh time you were told children are not to be heard? Were they smothered, choked, and bound by shame? Remember when that boy placed a kick-me sticker on the back of your heart in the lunch line? I can tell you how to find them. When gold coins become sea foam, look under your pillow. *The Blue Light* I am all you need. I have been here the ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Reading 8/8/17

August 8th 2017

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself with 1 click, is located at the end of this message.) I was mute - emotionally and vocally. My vision was dim and only directly ahead of me. My future stifled by my pained heart, confusion and anxiety. Always apologizing for who I was, what I thought and why I asked. Who am I without the overbearing tone glaring into my soul? Where was my ‘self’? My whole self? Where was the sky and limitless opportunities? My brain and heart were on ‘pause’ and paranoia was ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Reading 8/1/17

August 1st 2017

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself, is located at the end of this message.) *_I’VE GOT CODA!_* *I see the beauty in the world* *‘round and ‘round as I twirl* *faster & faster until I fall* *fascinated by it all* *but where am I now?* *Sad, lonely, and confused* *wondering to myself, "What shall I do?"* *And then appears a road before me* *to guide me ahead * *"To a CoDA meeting"* *It had read.* *In the room so calm and quiet* *I found peace and knew by it* * ...Continue Reading

Correction: CoDA Co-NNections Meeting In Print Issue #4 Is Out

July 26th 2017

(Mailing list information, including how to remove yourself, is located at the end of this message.) To the CoDA Fellowship from the Meeting in Print Subcommittee, mip@coda.org Yesterday the subcommittee emailed you the announcement of the posting of the 4th edition of MiP. Two incorrect items were listed at the bottom of the Four Foundational Documents creating the impression that CoDA has six items that must be read at a meeting. Our apologies for our mistake. CoDA only has Four Required Foundational Documents: The W ...Continue Reading

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