Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

Monthly Archives: June, 2007

Honeysuckle Gratitude

As a child in the mountains of North Carolina the beautiful woods all around my home were my playground.  I ran barefoot and free all summer long collecting rocks I … Continue reading

June 25, 2007 · 2 Comments

My Kids are Crazy Brave

Last night after dinner, Jeremiah turned to me and said, “Can we go back outside when we are finished eating our brownies?” “Mmmm…I don’t think so, sweetie,” I replied.  “I’m … Continue reading

June 20, 2007 · 5 Comments

Let Me Take Care of That

Occasionally, one of my children will begin to worry about something.  He or she will come to me, brow furrowed and voice laden with stress and say, “What if?” “What … Continue reading

June 19, 2007 · 7 Comments

Small Things

There were so many times in our long adoption journey that I felt like the prophet Elijah in I Kings 18 as he prayed for rain after years of drought.  … Continue reading

June 18, 2007 · 6 Comments

Black, White and the Cornrow Inbetween

Last night I was up late cornrowing my middle daughter’s hair.  It is an activity usually reserved for Saturdays, but daily time spent in the pool had taken its toll … Continue reading

June 13, 2007 · 8 Comments

Home

Two years ago, two of my friends were diagnosed with cancer within weeks of each other.  One friend, a young mother of two, passed away last year just after Thanksgiving.  … Continue reading

June 11, 2007 · 4 Comments

Gracious

It is a glorious day here in Tennessee.  Jeremiah has been happily playing with G.I. Joes all morning up in the clubhouse of our playset and I stopped gardening for a … Continue reading

June 4, 2007 · 4 Comments

Lord of the Dance

The performance hall was full.  An expectant hush fell over the audience as the lights dimmed and the curtain opened.  My 9 year old and 6 year old daughters sat … Continue reading

June 1, 2007 · 4 Comments