Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

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

Ozella

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

The Prosperity Gospel at 2:30am

I awakened last night at 2:30 am sick, literally sick, over one I love- one who has wandered too close to the edge of the darkness, and now as I … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Should Christians Care About Refugees?

Refugee…policies, politics, and Presidential orders. But what about Christians and refugees? Back at the end of 2016, a video went viral of the moment a Sudanese refugee was reunited with … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dear Santa

Dear Santa, I have been very, very good. So good. I haven’t punched anyone who needed it and SOOOOOOO many people needed it. Even you wanted to punch them, Santa. … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Fortress of Uncool

I sat down  and pulled my cup of coffee close for comfort, thankful that the drone of the nearby interstate was drowning out the bickering of my two ninth graders … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment