Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

Monthly Archives: May, 2013

10 Resons Why It is Better to be 44 than 34

Yesterday was my 44th birthday.  I fully intended to post this list then, but honestly…I was too busy having fun.  I decided at the beginning of the day to celebrate … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

Is Our Sufferng God’s Will? My Take…

“As he (Jesus) went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 “Neither … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Do You Think? Is Our Suffering God’s Will?

When the dust settled in Moore, Oklahoma it didn’t take long for the conversation to turn to God, suffering, and God’s sovereign will.  One teacher was quoted as saying she … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

What’s It to Ya’? Bonhoeffer Quote

I am beginning a new series of posts entitled “What’s It to Ya’?”  These posts appear periodically and depend on You my gracious readers.  I will post a quote from … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 8 Comments

Feel Violated by the IRS? You Are Not the First…

This year at tax time, my husband and I had the following conversation after he wrote our ginormous check to the government. Husband- “You will need to put half of … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why Did Jesus Use Spit to Heal the Blind Man?

I have a good friend whose son is a 12. My boy is 11. Anytime we are together, there is going to be wrestling and…spitting. We went to Disney together … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

If Church History was a Schoolyard

If church history was a schoolyard, Thomas would be the kid in the corner getting the stuffing kicked out of him every day at recess. We have mocked him, derided … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 6 Comments

Chambers Quote

“Dark and appalling are the clouds of war and wickedness and we know not where to turn, but, Lord God, you reign…”- Oswald Chambers “I have told you these things, … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment