Category Archives: spiritual transformation

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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Shut Down the Grid? No Worries! This is a GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY to “Open Up God”–And None Too Soon

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila There are prophets on both sides, i.e., good and evil. So when it’s time to get a heads-up on what’s going down next, one just has to figure out where to get the info. And, of course, … Continue reading

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On Dealing With Grief in the Time of Revolution

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Wars and Totalitarians and Wobbly Science, Oh My! What with wars and rumors of wars, drought, fires, totalitarians running amok, wobbly science, the resurgence of racism against yet another skin color, black-bloc-ians devolving further into their destructive … Continue reading

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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, 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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On Year Zero, God’s Dust, and Groundhog Day

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila In a way, the Cancel Culture Crowd is right: when you want your ideology, politics, interpretation of history, and influence to reign supreme, and you want perfect compliance, you’d better cancel others’, deconstructing them on the way. … Continue reading

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Monarchists* Unite! Part 3: It’s Still Win, Win–Win (Revival, Survival–Arrival)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. *Monarchist: One whose primary and ultimate allegiance is not to man but to the King of Kings. WIN WIN (Revival, Survival) There may still be time left for America to regain her glory. … Continue reading

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Occupying, Part 5: The Temporal/Spiritual Continuum (on When)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Entire series here 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms. 4 For He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless in His … Continue reading

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Another Christmas re-gift: Once Again to Nabokov

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila 2020 This post first appeared back in 2012, and has been featured several times since, each time for a new reason in an old story of evil versus good, fear versus hope, bondage versus freedom, despair versus … Continue reading

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