Is Today the Day? ~ Guest Post by J.D. Wininger

As this edition of Gallagher’s Pen goes out, Diane and I are wrapping up a pilgrimage that is unquestionably the trip of a lifetime for both of us. We’ve been blessed to be in the land that Jesus called  Continue reading

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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  Continue reading

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Sometimes God Saves the Best for Last

In the midst of all kinds of things to be anxious and upset about, God always manages to insert reasons to pause and have a  Continue reading

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Confronting the Unknowns

Confronting the unknown can be a frightening experience. It challenges that comforting sense of control that we love. Being unprepared for whatever we think might be coming our way undermines the  Continue reading

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Time to Deploy Our Non-Carnal Arsenal

War is shocking. The images and stories that emerge from it leave us stunned and speechless. Emotions impossible to accurately describe assail us when  Continue reading

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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, of course, but our  Continue reading

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