Category Archives: spiritual survival

Where Has All the Normal Gone? On “Grieving Fantasy Bonds…Fantasy Relationships”–Fantasy America? (Guest Feature)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Where Has All the Normal Gone? You hear a lot of people just now saying how much they miss “normal” America. Just this morning, I read somebody’s comment online wherein she was remembering fondly the adventuresome experience … Continue reading

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On the End of Both the Kraken and the Deep State

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Shared on a thread about the “deep state”: The so-called Deep State brings to mind Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s poem “The Kraken”:

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“Boston Dynamics’ Atlas shows off a new set of skills” yeah, but…

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Boston Dynamics’ Atlas shows off a new set of skills https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X2qEPwbqJ4&t=42s Yeah but… After reading a number of the responses from tekkies and real brains on various websites featuring this news on what Boston Dynamics has been … Continue reading

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Another Christmas re-gift, 2022: Once Again to Nabokov

  Phyllis Beveridge Nissila 2012…2022  This post first appeared back in 2012, and has been featured several times since, each time for a new reason [and a more fearful season]  in an old story of evil versus good, fear versus … Continue reading

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An Additional, Third View of the Classic, Pre-Tribulation Rapture Doctrine by Bible Scholar Chuck Missler

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila As promised in the previous post, here is yet another teaching/learning style covering the classic, Pre-Tribulation Rapture Doctrine. The reason for all three presentation styles in this series is that, where teaching isn’t all about politics-infused, “WHAT … Continue reading

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How to Tell the Difference Between Man’s Hijacked Version of Sustainability and God’s Original Version (it’s in the Spirit)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila` 15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, … Continue reading

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Marching Orders from Proverbs, Chapter 4, for Such a Time as This (Plus a Guest Video: Yuval Noah Harari)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The entirety of Proverbs chapter #4 (see below) seems particularly apropros to the state of the world in such a time as this. What Time Is This? Believers conjecture that either we live in the time of … Continue reading

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On “Grey Rocking” Global Abusers and the Road to Lasting Redemption

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila If anyone has had occasion to study how people not only endure but also leave abusive relationships, it seems to me that there is a stage in expediting the leaving process that can be compared with what’s … Continue reading

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On Light and Darkness in Today’s War of Good versus Evil (with 2 Guest Features by Colin Markham)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Some friends of mine and I have been discussing why it is so important to keep the engine of creation humming in art, music, literature, crafts, the trades, and all other works of mankind that lighten the … Continue reading

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Dear AI, “You keep using that word [‘context’]. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila AI Almost Conquers Context, But… …The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. (Mark Twain) The excitement of recent years in the world of Artificial … Continue reading

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