Category Archives: poetry

On the Virus That Is Not Science…

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila One of the politicians proclaiming the glories of a certain medical product and protocol has now gone religious, it seems, passing along prophecies and platitudes from her god. In a way she’s right, though. But where the … Continue reading

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The Story About the “Six-Cow Bride” and the Other One About the Bride of Christ

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila THE “SIX-COW BRIDE” There once was a girl of marriageable age who was rather plain, to be honest. Now, in her land, the value of a prospective wife was determined in part by the number of cows … Continue reading

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On the Marble Lot (Memorial Day 2021)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila ON THE MARBLE LOT It is not the land you left, that’s for sure, nor the one you longed  to come back to,

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His Yoke (poem)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila   His Yoke Some say we bend the neck to the yoke of Christ, but I think He bends to us.

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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, 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 Now Live, 4: Carpe Logos (Redux+) How Shall We Now Live, 5: Prophets, Prophets, … Continue reading

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Forsaking Not the Assembling (poem)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila  And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together…   Forsaking Not the Assembling God needs naught else  to craft, create, to draw from depths … Continue reading

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“After the Resurrection” (poem)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. (Proverbs 4:18) It wasn’t nails that kept Jesus on the cross; it was love. After the Resurrection Though … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin: Jesus’ Burial Cloth? On Free Will (redux)

      First posted on December 29, 2020 by Phyllis Beveridge Nissila SHROUD OF TURIN   Man of the Cloth Infused On finest thread— Deity or deceiver? From time to time Some forensic pilgrim

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To The Cross (poem)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila To The Cross Some come early, some come mid; some come in the nick of life– finally knowing Him nearby– as the Good Thief did.

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