Category Archives: Devotional

Clearing Out the Smoke Screens

Thanksgiving 2020 has been hard for many of us, but in this COVID-19 year, God has revealed again and again that He can use even the most challenging circumstances and personal tragedies to open avenues of understanding. We see things … Continue reading

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The “Heart” of Thanksgiving ~ Revisited

As we wrestle against so many challenges to the heartwarming things we usually begin to emphasize as we approach the Thanksgiving and Christmas season, we at Gallagher’s Pen thought it might be good to highlight one of God’s marvelous gifts … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ ~ A Deal Maker, or a Deal Breaker?

Sometimes God presents basic truths about life in simple, straightforward statements like many of those we find in Proverbs. Other times, though, God isn’t so straightforward. Sometimes, He simply tells a story and leaves it up to us to distill … Continue reading

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But Wait . . . There’s More!

If you watch TV very much, you’ve seen one of those commercials that present some “amazing” new product with features so incredible that life without them would be virtually unbearable. Just when you think you’ve endured it all and they’re … Continue reading

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A World Changing Proposition

This past week marked the 19th year since the most shocking and devastating day our country has endured since the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. On September 11, 2001, the nation found itself confronted with a common enemy whose … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Benefits ~ And No Fine Print

Have you ever bought something that was “guaranteed for life” and discovered way too late that the exclusions hidden in the fine print made the guarantee worthless? I bought some brake pads once that were guaranteed for the life of … Continue reading

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