Category Archives: How to Boost Your Immunities

On Building Faith by “Retreating” to Your “Joshua Altars” in the Day of Discouragement

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Discouragement: To deprive of courage or confidence, disheartened, to hinder by disfavoring, to dissuade or attempt to dissuade from doing something (excerpted from Mirriam-Webster Online). “Joshua Altars”: places or situations in your life where God answered your … Continue reading

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Take Note but Not Bait. On Resisting “Distractionfare” and Staying on Mission

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Distractionfare: warfare by distraction. ON “DISTRACTIONFARE” Mystify, mislead, and surprise the enemy. (Sun Tzu, The Art of War) In a previous post I commented on a young man in a recent video who strode into an unusual … Continue reading

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On War, Grief and the Loss of Trust, and “Support Staff… (Redux 2014)”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Introduction Somebody in his or her corner of the world clicked on one of my posts from 2014 on the theme of our value as “support staff” in conflict, whether our role in that is big or … Continue reading

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NEW SERIES: Immunity 2.0–ABOVE ALL, GUARD YOUR SENSE OF HUMOR

Keep your distance. pic.twitter.com/Mhgc1jeSPF — Praying Medic (@prayingmedic) September 4, 2020  

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 28–Be of Tempered, Sober, Renewed Mind

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here.   I ended my previous post with this encouragement: Carry on with tempered mind, calmed emotions, and focused spirit. This morning, after some time in prayer and meditation, I remembered this Scripture: Be … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 27–Why You Can’t Reason with Rage (Guest Feature) and Words of the Wise

Access entire series here. The one question I’ve heard more than any other about the current state of political rage is “Why is it so hard to engage in a civil conversation, let alone a debate, with many on the … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 26–”Who Ya Gonna Trust?”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. Remember the former things, those of long ago; I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me. 10 I make known the end from the beginning, from … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 25–God’s Rx for Well-Being

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. The medical questionnaire I received this year to fill out in advance of my annual physical included an additional “social isolation”  section. Categories to respond to in this section were listed under the … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 24–On the “Wise” and “Foolish” Virgins Parable and the “Lateness” of the Time

Access entire series here. A lot of believers are just now discussing how these times of lawlessness, apostasy, “wars and rumors of wars,” and growing rage bring to mind certain “end times,” prophecies.  For many, a certain little parable Jesus … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 23–Watch Your “Spiritual Six (and Three and Nine)”

Access entire series here. Back in 2014 I wrote about asymmetric warfare, i.e., a war in which there is more than one style of attack especially when opponents are not matched in power and strength. It is re-posted, below.  Asymmetric … Continue reading

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