Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Mustard Seeds, Mountain Moving, and Israel’s Builder-King

Jesus was a master storyteller who never passed up the chance to use a readily available illustration to drive home his point.  Once, when the disciples were dismayed over their … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Chambers Quote

“If through a broken heart God can bring his purposes to pass in the world, then thank Him for breaking your heart.”- Oswald Chambers

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Best Job in the World

“What cha doin?” my 15-year-old asked me one recent, beautiful morning as she ate her breakfast and I walked toward the back deck with my computer in my hand. “I … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Project Restoration Soul

I once watched an amazing show from the BBC called Restoration Home.  In the episode I was watching, young newlyweds Paul and Laura Baxter took on the daunting task of restoring the … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hate Crime Charges in the Burning of Jewish Scrolls

A Brooklyn man has been charged with hate crimes in relation to the burning of 12 Jewish Scrolls in Brooklyn, New York. The scrolls were in Mezuzahs which were mounted outside … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brian Head Welch of Korn and a Father’s Overwhelming Love

Christianity often is heavily dosed with culture. The Christianity of my youth was strongly laced with this particular cultural belief- “If you love God, you look a certain way. You … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

10.5 Million Visitors to the Western Wall in 2012!

During my trip to Israel in 2010, I was privileged to visit Jerusalem’s Temple Mount Western Wall.  This huge retaining wall is as close as pilgrims today can get to … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment