CoDA Weekly Reading 9/10/19

 
From: "CoDA Weekly Reading" <co-nnectionreadings@codependents.org>
Subject: CoDA Weekly Reading 9/10/19
Date: September 10th 2019

Owning My Power

I own my power when I am clear with my boundaries, when I take full responsibility for my part and don’t take any responsibility for someone else's part.

I own my power when I use the words "I", "I want", "I will", "I can", "Will you help me with ...?"

I own my power when I let go of someone and sincerely wish them all the best.

I own my power when I say "No, I can't do it this way. How about doing it this other way?"

I own my power when I fully embrace my feelings and sit with it, comforting myself with loving words.

I own my power when I say "Yes", knowing that "Yes" is my true answer without hesitation. The power comes from knowing exactly what I want.

I own my power when I apologise and make amends for my mistakes readily and sincerely, but without crawling before anyone.

I own my power when I face my biggest fears.

I own my power when I choose not to blame others for my feelings and difficulties.

It feels great when I own my power. It's a solid feeling.

 

In recovery,

W. – 7/4/19 CoDA Singapore

 

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