Monthly Archives: October 2020

On the Power of One Lone Light, Silver Linings, and the Importance of All Who Serve

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The Power of One Lone Light As is the case in any time of struggle, whether it be mental, emotional, psychological, physical, spiritual, societal, or the multi-faceted chaos and mayhem happening so far in this fateful year … Continue reading

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Guest Feature: “Living Without Justice,” by Deana Chadwell

On the ground in Oregon and in the heart of America. Consider…                                               -PBN LIVING WITHOUT JUSTICE Published at … Continue reading

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Achieving Peace in a Time of Existential War: On Ethos, Logos, Pathos, and RHEMA

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. (John 14:27) Ever find yourself … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Then for Today Before Veteran’s Day, 11/11/20, and Election Day 11/3 (Redux, Memorial Day, 2019)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I recently had occasion to revisit the history of the destroyer escort my father served on in the U.S. Navy during the last two years of World War ll in the Pacific Theater (the reference specs are … Continue reading

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A Little Fall Respite

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila If, these days, you sometimes feel like the world is teetering on a tightrope (know what I mean?) a little respite is always a good thing if even just a short walk outdoors or perhaps a meander … Continue reading

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“Live Not By Lies, A Manual for Christian Dissidents” (Book Review)–on “Soft Totalitarianism,” Testimonies and Words to the Wise from Then for Today

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila There always is this fallacious belief: “It would not be the same here; here such things are impossible.” Alas, all the evil of the twentieth century is possible everywhere on earth.–Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn BOOK REVIEW I am reading … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Your Grandmother’s Leftist Protests, and Is Biden a Modern-Day Paul von Hindenburg (?) Guest Video by Jacob Prasch

Knowledge is power. See what you think. And do your own research. The salient points concerning the modern and very different left with strong parallels to historic totalitarian regimes begin at about the 51 minute mark. Prior to that there … Continue reading

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Proverbs Chapter 3 for A World On Fire (Step Back; Take a Minute)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the scroll until the end of time. Many will go back and forth and search anxiously [through the scroll], and knowledge [of the purpose of God as … Continue reading

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A “Colour Revolution” in the USA? See What You Think…

Knowledge is power. Refuse violence. Resist propaganda. Pray. Prepare. Vote.

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