Author Archives: Ron Gallagher, Ed.S

About Ron Gallagher, Ed.S

Author, Speaker, Bible Teacher, Humorist, Satirist, Blogger ... "Right Side Up Thinking ~ In an Upside Down World." For Ron's full bio, go to GallaghersPen.com/about/

Is That for Sale, Too?

Though it may not always be spoken out loud, there’s a question making the rounds these days. That question is whether the leadership of the free world is for sale. Can the most powerful position in the country, and probably … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Afterthought

Curiosity is an intriguing phenomenon. The first thing I recall being taught about curiosity was that it has a lethal effect on cats. No one bothered to explain to me exactly how that process worked, and I don’t recall anyone … Continue reading

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Personal Ministry ~ Reaching Higher by Going Deeper Series, Week 5

Going Deeper through Personal Ministry The principle underlying this week’s challenge to “reach higher by going deeper” isn’t complicated or complex, so in recognition of its pragmatic simplicity, I’ll get right to it. The prevailing decadence of the popular culture … Continue reading

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Prayer ~ Reaching Higher by Going Deeper Series, Week 4

~ Going Deeper through Prayer ~ Receiving a personal invitation is usually a welcome experience that evokes pleasant anticipation, but there are exceptions. For instance, being offered the privilege to watch Uncle Burford pledge his undying love to the woman … Continue reading

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Relationships ~ Reaching Higher by Going Deeper Series, Week 3

~ Going Deeper in Relationships ~ As we began the new year, we extended a challenge to “launch out into the deep” and applied the phrase as a metaphor to encourage leaving the safe familiarity of the shallows and risk … Continue reading

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Reaching Higher by Going Deeper Series ~ Week 2

Even with all the crazy stuff going on in the world, we can begin our third post of the new year on a positive note. The good news is that in spite of all that craziness, we’ve managed to make … Continue reading

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