Anything is Possible

June 26







Just because the crows fly away when I arrive doesn’t mean they are afraid, but they might be.  The obvious answers are usually the correct ones; I must leave room for the unlikely answers, too.  Sometimes a spade is a shovel and a gofer is occasionally a retriever.  The world is a wonderful and fearful place where possibilities are endless if I am willing to allow the light to strike these sheltered doubts.  Any day, anywhere, an alcoholic can stay drunk or get sober.



Practice your game face so you don’t have to play a game.



Chock Full of Nuts



I am not a coffee maker.

I come from a long line of non-coffee drinkers

and I don’t drink it myself.


I made the coffee for my home group once

and was asked not to do it again.

This is when I realized my service talents

must lay elsewhere, and they do.


I am a good sponsor for those who want what I have

or at least want to attempt what I am trying to get toward.

I am a good representative.

I can carry the wishes of my group to the district.


I am learning to share my story and carry the message

and hope to do it well.

So, my question to you is

to what service do you most naturally bend?




You are reading selections from Sober on the Way to Sane and More Lines From My Life by Sherrie Theriault


About Sherrie Theriault

Sherrie Theriault, writer and outsider artist lives in northwest New Jersey where she writes villain-free fiction for children and young adults, creates coloring books for all ages, writes daily inspiration books for the recovery community and has other works of collected poetry; also adult fiction. Books available on include the following: Cala Mae The Deep Dark Day In The Congenial Chronicles The Holland’s Adventure Fill Me In Fill Me In, Too Filled In Sober on the Way to Sane More Sober on the Way to Sane Lines from My Life More Lines from My Life On-Liners to Live By My Sponsor Said… Elissa: Queen of Carthage Was Love Lost Order of Protection The Story Precedes the Question Can You See? What the Birdies Told Me about You What the Birdies Told Me about You Coloring book The Enchanting Dog Sherrie’s books are available at Blue Stockings, Manhattan, NY, The Clinton Book Shoppe, Clinton, New Jersey, Giovanni’s Room, Philadelphia, PA, Easy Does It in Long Beach, CA and The Latest Thing in Costa Mesa, Ca. You can find Sherrie’s art work at Hang-Ups Gallery in Allentown, PA or online at: Please feel free to contact her there if you have any questions.
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