CoDA Weekly Reading 4/2/24

From: "CoDA Weekly Reading" <>
Date: April 2nd 2024

Precious & Free 


What do you mean, 

Does that really apply to ME?! 


When I joined CoDA 

It was years in the making 

Of giving, of losing, 

Heart and soul up for the taking 


Identity lost, 

If I ever had one of my own 

Walking into a meeting 

The first step, felt an impossible one 


My life WAS unmanageable 

I scrawled in the linings 

What would manageable even look like?? 

Now, 3 months in, I've started to see the light 


Higher Power?! 

Mine had abandoned me, so I thought 

But in moments of quiet 

I found the peace I'd long sought 


Each day is a new journey 

But I struggle far less 

When I breathe and turn it over 

Admit that I'm blessed 


My new relationships are in fact 

Worthy of trust, and of me 

In this moment I acknowledge 

Yes, I AM precious and free 


Elena R. 01/19/2024 



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