Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

Author Archives: Sherri

Pain with a Purpose (and the perils of Spring sports season)

This week I have driven one thousand miles in three afternoons without ever leaving the boundaries of my small town (or at least it feels like it). What I do … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Living with Teens is Like…

Living with teens is like… Living with professional looters. And world-class hackers. It is like being stuck in the movie Groundhog Day except instead of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania you go back … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Prosperity Gospel at 2:30am

I awakened last night at 2:30 am sick, literally sick, over one I love- one who has wandered too close to the edge of the darkness, and now as I … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Should Christians Care About Refugees?

Refugee…policies, politics, and Presidential orders. But what about Christians and refugees? Back at the end of 2016, a video went viral of the moment a Sudanese refugee was reunited with … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dear Santa

Dear Santa, I have been very, very good. So good. I haven’t punched anyone who needed it and SOOOOOOO many people needed it. Even you wanted to punch them, Santa. … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Fortress of Uncool

I sat down ¬†and pulled my cup of coffee close for comfort, thankful that the drone of the nearby interstate was drowning out the bickering of my two ninth graders … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

We Slay

I-65, the HOV lane. Rush hour. The windows were down on the Jeep in spite of the chill in air. We were on our way home after the cross country … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 4 Comments

Monday Mornings and Good Intentions

I started out with good intentions. Monday mornings are great for that.  Half the coffee beans in the grinder were decaf.  The little ovals stared up at me from the … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Netflix? Chocolate? Nah, Forgive.

You have to be kidding me! Ever felt like that? You come face to face with betrayal so outrageous that you are just left a little bit shell shocked for … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · 6 Comments

Dear Gabby

Dear Gabby, I can’t imagine what it is like to have worked so hard for so long, and sacrificed so much to have a legion of people who have done … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 · 7 Comments