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How Shall We Now Live, 15: On Preserving Your Mind in the Age of “Propaganda Gone Nuclear”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. Of the terms future history books will feature to describe what facilitated one of the darkest eras of human history–ours–I believe propaganda, a mash-up of psychological operations such as disinformation, agitprop, indoctrination, and … Continue reading

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How Shall We Now Live, 14: A Time to Walk Away and a Time to “Shelter Beneath God’s Wings” (Psalm 91:4)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. Perhaps this is a very good time to recall both the good news and the warnings embedded in Ecclesiastes chapter 3:

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How Shall We Now Live, 13: It’s Times Like This We Need the Poems

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. It’s Times Like This We Need the Poets …who bid us follow them beneath the tides, metaphors luring  to sunken treasures and ancient krakens (lest we forget)

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How Shall We Now Live, 12: Shine Your Spiritual Vision Statement

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. (Matthew 5:16) In the world of business, a … Continue reading

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How Shall We Now Live, 11: A) Trauma Bonded or B) Jesus Bonded

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. Given the extraordinarily frustrating, somewhat frightening, and frequently fouled-up times in which we live, I encourage all of us to look beyond “the madding crowd,” as the expression goes, to the biggest picture, … Continue reading

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How Shall We Now Live, 10: Got Wheelbarrows?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here Do you not say, ‘There are still four months, and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I tell you, raise your eyes and observe the fields, that they are white for harvest. (John 4:35) I … Continue reading

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How Shall We Now Live, 8: “The Banning of Critical Thought & How to Be Dangerous to Totalitarian Thinking” (Guest Feature)

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How Shall We Now Live, 7: On Broken Hallelujahs–and One Broken for Us

Access all posts in this series here. Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Broken Hallelujahs* Hallelujah as in an expression of joy or praise. Broken as in…shattered. There are a lot of “broken Hallelujahs,” so to speak, in the time in which we … Continue reading

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How Shall We Now Live, 6: Keep the End in Mind (and be encouraged) Redux

Access all previous posts in this series here. Phyllis Beveridge Nissila It occurs to me, just one and one-half years from the original post, below, we can use the reminder therein many times more so today given the rate of … Continue reading

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How Shall We Now Live, 5: Prophets, Prophets, Everywhere (How to Discern Which Ones are Real)

How Shall We Now Live, 1: Lift Him Up and They Will Come (poem) How Shall We Now Live, 2: Choose This Day (5 verses and a chorus) How Shall We Now Live, 3: Knowing Our Season How Shall We … Continue reading

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