Tag Archives: Ron Gallagher

The “Heart” of Thanksgiving

It’s time to join the millions of Americans engaging in another annual reflection on things we’re thankful for, and this year I find myself feeling grateful for things I haven’t thought about before. That’s not to say that I am … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Primer ~ Dancing in the Hard Times

As we approach the Thanksgiving season, I’ve been going through some medical challenges recently that have reminded me that there’s an extensive list of things that I’ve taken for granted and never thanked God for because they seemed insignificant and … Continue reading

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Your Vote ~ The “Amen” That Really Matters

I was sitting in a Baptist church–not a place I was accustomed to be at that point, to say the least. I was a new follower of Jesus, but my moment of surrender and commitment to Him didn’t take place … Continue reading

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Halloween 2018 ~ The Fear Monger’s “Perfect Storm”

Apparently a large segment of our population craves being scared half to death, and another large segment lives to make merchandise of them in some way. For both groups, October 2018 must be a really exciting time because a set … Continue reading

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Finding Happiness

Life is full of little things that just torpedo happy moments. For instance, you’re out on a peaceful little family road trip. You’re feeling good, life is going pretty well, and you’re relatively happy. And then you hear an impassioned … Continue reading

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Passion ~ With a “Bit” of Guidance

The thought of having to wait for a slushie to be made appears to have been just too much to endure recently, so a McDonald’s customer physically assaulted the fast food worker. In another culinary conflict, an employee started punching … Continue reading

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