Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

Monthly Archives: July, 2007

God’s Dreams

God’s dreams for us are big. He is infinitely creative, and endlessly powerful.  It is the essence of his very nature.  Before time, scripture tells us the Spirit of God … Continue reading

July 28, 2007 · 6 Comments

Cornrows and a Ruthless Critic

Last night as I was styling Claudine’s hair I said, “You know, when you first came home from Haiti you were pretty mad about having your whole life changed.  It … Continue reading

July 23, 2007 · 4 Comments

House Rules

A few years ago, God impressed on me that our family needed some “house rules.”  I said, “Okay, God, but I have no idea what they should be so you … Continue reading

July 20, 2007 · 4 Comments

Laughter in Her Eyes

Whenever I was sick as a child, I had the same nightmare.  In my dream I was in a cavern which had two large rooms divided by a steep pathway … Continue reading

July 18, 2007 · 2 Comments

My Five Year Old and the Late, Late Show

Jeremiah went to the doctor at the end of last week.  Today, he is going for an EEG to see if he is having siezures while he sleeps.  He needs … Continue reading

July 16, 2007 · 3 Comments

Because You Are Mine

My sons are at their grandparents’ and the girls are playing together in the back yard while I prepare dinner.  I am alone in the house and it is peaceful … Continue reading

July 12, 2007 · 7 Comments

As Simple as Vaseline On The Carpet

Occasionally, one of my kids (or more than one of my kids) will get into some kind of trouble that instantaneously drains all of the energy right out of me … Continue reading

July 11, 2007 · 6 Comments

Weak

I just returned from my annual retreat at The Abbey of Gesthemani in Trappist, KY where I slept until I was rested, and took long walks along serene woodland paths … Continue reading

July 3, 2007 · 3 Comments