Sherri Gragg

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

Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Bonhoeffer Quote

“The test of whether we have truly found the peace of God will be in how we face the sufferings which befall us. There are many Christians who bend their … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Why I am a Christian Who Loves Judaism

“Uh, that, um…are you… does that work?” This was the very awkward inquiry I received a few Sundays ago from a fellow children’s ministry worker at my church. He was motioning … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Controversy Alert: Jesus Had Women Disciples

What? Women disciples. Mmm…yes. He was quite the revolutionary when it came to women’s rights. Here is the thing about history- even ancient history colors our lives, our thoughts, our opinions, … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Stop Day” Thoughts Continued

Our group was descending Mnt. Gerizim at the end of a beautiful day when I spotted it there in the dust at my feet- my first pottery shard. I picked … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stop Day

I was in a rush as usual. It was Sunday morning and I had already been up and busy with the labors of taking care of my family for hours.  … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

Bonhoeffer Quote

“Have you ever looked upon your enemies as those who, in effect, stand destitute before you and, without being able to voice it themselves, beseech you: “Help me, give me … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Widow’s Mite

It was a moment so significant to the heart of God, that Jesus stopped teaching in the temple courts and sat down to watch it.  Thirteen collection boxes called “Shofarot” … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Incarnate Word

Galatians 4:4 tells us that when the fullness of time had come, God sent his son into the world to redeem it.  John calls this Son the “Word of God” … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dead Sea Scrolls Now Available for Viewing Online

In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, The Israel Antiquities Authorities and Google have announced the launch of the Leon Levy Dead Sea … Continue reading

January 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Faulker’s Rowan Oak

William Faulkner left this earth on July 6, 1962 but the gift of story has rendered him immortal.  He lives through the novels he meticulously penned, images painted so vividly … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment