Category Archives: Christian poetry

It’s Always The Day To Choose (a poem of invitation)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila It’s Always The Day To Choose It’s always the day to choose to recognize Whom or who, the One t0 seed, to bud and bloom, the other to spoil the fruit.  

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“Standing on the threshold,” Guest Feature by Colin Markham

Fellow blogger Colin Markham from Kent, England, is featured in today’s post, below. Colin blogs at Fellowship of St. Peter – Christian spirituality and fellowship. We have just finished a whirlwind of a year, 2020, where we could hardly catch … Continue reading

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Remnant (A Poem for Our Time and the Time to Come)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings. (Proverbs 25:2) So too, at the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace.      … Continue reading

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Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us… (Ephesians 1:4)  For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or … Continue reading

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That First Noel

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila   In the completeness  of time (just in time) He came one night squalling, hungry, swaddled, cradled– and they wondered who they held.

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Still. In the Moment. God. (Even in 2020)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila UPDATE December, 2020 This post, first offered in the summer of 2016, is a reminder again today to trust God when it seems the (political) Kraken, “battened” (fattened)  sufficiently on power and greed, has finally surfaced for … Continue reading

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To the Manor Born Again (an Advent Poem)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. (1 Corinthians 2:9) To the Manor … 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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Merry Christmas (2.0)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I am still thinking about my recent poem “Yet He Said Yes” wherein, for one thing, I wanted to express how Jesus Christ, through Whom all things were made, even crafted for Himself a body in which … Continue reading

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Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us… (Ephesians 1:4)  For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or … Continue reading

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