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On the Importance of Hearing and Using Your Words–and THE Word (the Wheat Amid the Tares)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila PART 1, “Can You Hear Me Now?”  Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit … Continue reading

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1) Think Your Small Part in God’s Plan Isn’t Powerful? Listen, and 2) Ex-KGB Reveals Communist Takeover Plan

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Introduction  I had this post prepared as a stand-alone, but it seems a fitting follow-up to yesterday’s post on my Memorial Day summary of the kind of ship my father served on in World War II. His … Continue reading

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On Memorial Day 2019: A Personal Legacy–and Warning–from Between the Lines of a New Book on WWII’s “Tin Cans and Greyhounds”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The Lines In an article by Elise Cooper in today’s American Thinker, “Remembering the Men of the Little Ships,” featuring an interview with Clint Johnson, author of the 2019 book Tin Cans and Greyhounds: The Destroyers That … Continue reading

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On Continued Gratitude for Our Vietnam Veterans’ Service, November, 1955 — April, 1975

From the 2012 Archives (Originally posted 3/30/2012 ,  titled “On The Occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Vietnam War Memorial,” first published as a Guest Editorial for the Eugene, Oregon, Register-Guard,  May, 2008.) As I reflect … Continue reading

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PART 2: “…Practical + Spiritual Warfare Strategies for Today…” Beware Phase 1–the Ridicule

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Part 1 First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.  Mahatma Gandhi In Part 1, linked above, I outlined 4 key warfare strategies from the Book of Nehemiah in … Continue reading

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4 Practical + Spiritual Warfare Strategies for Today from the Book of Nehemiah

Phyllis  Beveridge Nissila Part 2 Old-Testament-era prophet Nehemiah, who was commissioned to rebuild the wall around Jerusalem, employed several practical  strategies to deal with his enemies. Since there is “nothing new under the sun,” I believe his adversaries represent types … Continue reading

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Key Prophecy of 70 A.D. Overlooked? In Christ, the New Temple. GUEST FEATURE

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Fellow blogger Colin Markham, at Fellowship of St. Peter , recently posted an essay on the destruction of the Temple that occurred in 70 A.D. He draws the analogy of the Temple’s demise with the establishment of the … Continue reading

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Part 5, “Then They Came for (my ancestors)”–GUEST OPINION: “Democratic Party and Progressive activism empower anti-Semitism,” by Ron Jager

Series’ Introduction/Parts 1 and 2 Part 3 Part 4 The following article, Part 5 of this series, is re-printed with permission from the author, Ron Jager*. It first appeared in the May 15, 2019, edition of American Thinker online. Section … Continue reading

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On “The Spirituality of Vincent Van Gogh” and Another Read of “God’s Masterpiece”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Van Gogh’s Masterpieces In a feature titled “The Spirituality of Vincent Van Gogh,” Jacob A. Davis, who blogs about “art, literature, liturgy and life,” writes of the famed Dutch artist,

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The Radical Left’s (Alinsky) Playbook, Part 3: Political Verbal Abuse by Toxic Shaming

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Part 1 Part 2 In part 1 of this series, I discussed eight of Saul Alinsky’s rules on how to fundamentally–and radically–transform a nation, the United States, as presented in his book Rules for Radicals (available here in its entirely … Continue reading

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