Sherri Gragg

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

Monthly Archives: January, 2015

A Prayer for the Doubters

“My Risen Savior, Even when I am broken by sorrow and crippled by doubt, You receive me with tender compassion. I am so glad You know and understand me completely…and … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Eat, Sleep, Repeat

She sat on the edge of a bench by the side of the lap pool wiping tears. “It has been a year,” she said as I hoisted myself out of … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Mt. Vesuvius in a Onesie…and a Prayer for Mother’s of Newborns

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

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

How To Fight The Dark

How To Fight the Dark I think I’ll fight back with something beautiful. Believing the best. Resisting the dark. Turning my face toward the sun. Choosing life… And hope. And … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

In Appreciation of the Every Day Miraculous

A group of dwarves sat huddled together: suspicious, angry, and self-consumed as the stars fell out of the sky and the great Lion, Aslan shut the door on Narnia one … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Introvert + 5 Kids= Conflict

I am an introvert…who had five children.  There is a conflict here. This year, I am pretty sure there was a Doctor Who worthy “wibbly wobbly timey wimey” thing that … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · 4 Comments

Comfort for the “Survivors”

“That it is rough out there and chancy is no surprise. Every live thing is a survivor on a kind of extended bivouac. But at the same time we are … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Treasures in the Dark

Happy New Year. This is what we wish each other. Then, every December 31st most of us seem a little bit shocked by how much the previous year was both … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment