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Curious about “Intersectionality”? America Devolving Into Socialism? American Thinker Article Explains and Encourages

Phyllis Beveridge It seems that every day there’s some new hip, slick, cool term that has a hard left political vibe to it because the people with all the letters after their names and/or who are enjoying social media political … Continue reading

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Post Script: on the Childbirth/End Times Prophecy Analogy–Are We Due?

Phyllis Beveridge If there were a post script for my series on the childbirth analogy Jesus used to help explain  prophetic events of the end times, I would put it like this: once the baby has emerged into his or … Continue reading

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RE: “Lone Dem Senator Blocks Bill Banning Infanticide…” –Who are the Next Undesirables?

Phyllis Beveridge Like all compassionate Americans (of all political stripes) who believe pre-born babies deserve to have their lives protected, I was shocked over Monday’s news (2/4/19) that due to a vote from one Democrat Senator, Patty Murray (WA), there … Continue reading

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On the “High Art” of Our Personal “Hero’s Quest” in Christ

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The “High Art” of Our “Personal Hero’s Quest in Christ?” The discussion in my class last night on the general theme of “Christianity and Literature: Truth and Story” (class #4–“The Hard Work of Having a Hero: Models … Continue reading

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“As Labor Pains on a Pregnant Woman”–Prophecy in 2019 versus 2015

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila 2019 Below is a reprint of one of my earlier posts offering insight into the pregnancy/childbirth metaphor Jesus used to help us understand how it will be (or how it is  today, many prophecy experts argue) in the … Continue reading

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On God’s Embroidery Versus Evil’s Void

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila In this era of panic politics, when certain ideologues want to push and shove the rest of us this way and that, rather, I should say,  this way or that, so that all thinking is reduced to … Continue reading

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From the “High Tech” and “On High” Ways to Know If the Biblical “Narrator” is “Reliable”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila “Reliable (Biblical) Narrator?” As a literature teacher who is also a Christian, I can tell you that the Bible is a spiritually cohesive anthology of various literary genres crafted according to legal, historical, wisdom, poetry, gospel, epistolary, … Continue reading

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On the Continued, Intensified, Effort to Destroy the U.S. Constitution via “Reflexive Law”

Since I published the post below, back in September 2016, on so-called “Reflexive Law,” aka the effort to sell the idea that our Constitution is a “living document,” that is, can be changed via the social and political norms du … Continue reading

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“On What He Said Today” Series, #3–Proverbs 16:7 and “Frenemies”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila When the LORD takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to                                                  … Continue reading

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“On What He Said Today” Series, #2–Proverbs 26:2

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow,                               an undeserved curse does not come to rest.                … Continue reading

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