Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Morning Psalm

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October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chased

In the movie The Minority Report, John is a police officer in a futuristic society that has developed the ability to predict crimes before they occur. Consequently, “future criminals” are … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

David on the Run From Saul

“…in those times of persecution outlaws became heroes…”, Alfred Edersheim, History of the Old Testament I am so comforted by the truth that God has a way of bringing the … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Promise of Seed Sown

If you travel to Israel’s Arava desert, you might just come across a miracle. He is 2,000 years old, 14″ tall, spindly and…green. The scientists who care for him nicknamed … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

When God Became “Father”

Ebola. ISIS. Wars and rumors of wars. Sex trafficking. Random violence. Broken hearts and shattered dreams. Jesus promised that in this world we would have trouble but He also promised … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

A Prayer for the Mom of a Newborn

My oldest daughter entered the world on a cold, early spring day. In the middle of the grueling work of late labor, I looked up from my hospital bed to … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Untouchable One

I sat on my sister’s back patio with my book, Arms Open Wide, in my hands. I was prayerfully, soberly seeking God’s guidance as to which chapter to read the … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Adoption Changed My Biological Son

I sat on the porch swing sipping coffee this morning as I watched my three middle school kids wait for the bus at the end of the driveway. Girl, Boy, … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Prayer for the Mom Who Blew It Today

I have a friend who is the kind of mom I always thought I should be. She is soft-spoken, patient and sweet. I, well…I am just..not. She home schools her … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 1 Comment