Tag Archives: Gallagher’s Pen

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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Finding a Path to Victory

As another empty screen looks back at me with its blank, intimidating stare, I feel mentally and emotionally exhausted and spiritually burdened. Like many others, I had hoped that once we got past this election, we might actually envision deliverance … Continue reading

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Decision Time

A remark made in the midst of a group conversation came back to me recently. After someone shared a touching picture of a child with a puppy, one of the women in the group took a deep breath and said, … Continue reading

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Finding Inexplicable Peace in Times of Incredible Pressure

My heart began to race as the apparatus began to move, and I instinctively grabbed the metal bar in front of me. I was entering uncharted territory that day, because until then, I had never been to an amusement park, … Continue reading

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