Category Archives: Forgiveness

Celebrate Mothers ~ Celebrate Life

First, for anyone who may not have realized that tomorrow is Mother’s Day, this is your friendly reminder, and of course, “You’re welcome.” Mother’s Day is upon us, so prepared or not, it’s time to pause and 

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Golgotha ~ Where “Nothing” Becomes Everything

And He [Jesus], bearing His cross, went out to a place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha, where they crucified Him, and two others with Him, one on either side, and Jesus in the … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday ~ Making It Personal

As many of you know, Diane and I have just returned from a two-week pilgrimage to Israel, the Holy Land. Now that we’re back home, a mountain of memories and spiritually significant experiences are 

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The Spiritual Implications of Plumbing by J.D. Wininger ~ Guest Post

You may recall that I mentioned last week that this week’s edition of Gallagher’s Pen would be different in a couple of ways. You’ll notice, for instance, that it didn’t get posted at our usual time. That’s because 

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A Warm Moment on a Cold Day

Writing always has its challenges but sometimes prevailing conditions and circumstances make it much more difficult than usual. For me, this is one of those times. Things felt different a few days ago. There were serious problems to be considered, … Continue reading

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Just Doin’ Our Job ~ Another Source of Hope

Since we endeavor to publish our posts around the same time each Saturday morning, this year is obviously a bit problematic because this Saturday is Christmas morning, and there’s a slight possibility that some of us may be a little … Continue reading

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