Sherri Gragg

Writer. Mom. Daydreamer. Dog's Best Friend.

Sowing in Tears, Reaping in Joy

I just hung up the phone after speaking with a friend who is in full-time ministry. She and her family have dedicated their lives to demonstrating compassion to the oppressed … Continue reading

May 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Mundane and the Monumental: Clinging to Easter Sunday on Monday Morning

My new guest blog post on @Jesus_Calling.

April 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why Haitians?

This morning, on the 8th anniversary of the catastrophic Haitian earthquake, I did something I hope none of you ever has to do. I told my daughters that the President … Continue reading

January 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hey, Mama, I see you…

Hey, mama. I see you. You just rushed into work, late or almost late, and collapsed in your chair. You put on  your makeup while sitting in traffic. You are … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

I’m Not (Instagram) Worthy!

I have taken a unflinching evaluation of my life and I have come to a conclusion.  I am not Instagram worthy. I am neither witty enough nor succinct enough for … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · 2 Comments


For all the moms who have lost and need to know they never walk alone.   Ozella My grandmother, Mama Ruby, was effervescent. She has long been with Jesus now, … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Mother’s Day and The Broken Road

Mother’s Day. For the moms who can’t slap #blessed on everything- this is for you. Motherhood. I have been doing this gig for 22 years now- 5 kids of my … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

New Free Devotionals at Christianity Today

Do you need some quiet for your soul? I am so proud to have helped write the latest volume in Shelia Walsh’s popular devotional series, 5 Minutes with Jesus! Check … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pain with a Purpose (and the perils of Spring sports season)

This week I have driven one thousand miles in three afternoons without ever leaving the boundaries of my small town (or at least it feels like it). What I do … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Living with Teens is Like…

Living with teens is like… Living with professional looters. And world-class hackers. It is like being stuck in the movie Groundhog Day except instead of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania you go back … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 3 Comments