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/

A Way ~ When There Is No Way

I love praise music, but sometimes choruses get a little too repetitive to suit me. They kick in something called the law of diminishing returns. It’s like comparing the first 

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Christmas Season ~ Gone Viral

Unanticipated gifts characteristic of the holiday season seem to be arriving a bit early this year, but not in a good way. We’re kicking off the Christmas season with a surprise package no one wanted – except, of course, for … Continue reading

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“Great” Expectations

For nearly a week now, multitudes of us have been praying for the innocent victims of the hellish attack that took place in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Compassion makes us wonder what it would have been like if 

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The Sincerest Thanksgiving Ever

There has to be a country song that includes a line like, “Here We Go Again,” and if I knew it, I’d feel like singing a chorus of it right now. Impulses like that should at least keep me from … Continue reading

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Just One More Thing . . .

I’m about to do a risky thing right out of the starting gate today. And no, I’m not about to engage in a verbal tirade about the demise of traditional values and common sense guaranteed to ignite a feeding frenzy … Continue reading

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A Little Something for You

This edition will be a bit different from my usual tendencies. I’m sharing something that happened last week on the eve of my wife’s and my wedding anniversary. It wasn’t one of those earth-shattering, life-changing events that we often hear … Continue reading

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