Revisiting The Clinton/Trump Hegelian Dialectic in Light of May 12, 14 and Prophecy

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

The theory remains with me that the election of Donald Trump was part of an Hegelian dialectical process with Hillary Clinton being the “thesis (problem),” Trump being the “antithesis (solution),” and the “synthesis (resolution)” being the (pre-determined) form of governance desired by the global powers-that-be.  I wrote earlier, here and here and here, citing various reasons I keep this theory in mind. Continue reading

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On the Citizenship Students’ Question and Solzhenitsyn’s “Warning To The West”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

The Question

During the early 2000s I taught Citizenship classes to people going through the lengthy, multi-part process of becoming Naturalized United States citizens. Lessons included basic U.S. history, government, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens, information featured on the list of 100 questions from which each candidate is asked up to ten, randomly selected. I also helped them practice interview-related English reading, writing, and speaking skills.

In the nine terms I taught the class, I served people from a number of countries in Eastern Europe, Central and South America, and Asia. I attended two swearing-in ceremonies at the local  courthouse for students who successfully completed the process, and I will not forget the tears, joy, and celebration at those events, new citizens and families dressed in red, white, and blue, waving small American flags given them along with their Citizenship Certificates…

One question that inevitably surfaced during the classes and that always challenged me was: “Why do some Americans seem to hate this country so much?” Continue reading

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“Where the Rubber Meets the Road…Jesus Christ”: On Reality–and Encouragement

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

In the din of “what wickedness this way comes” (and seems to intensify daily) in the fast deteriorating geopolitical, spiritual, social, and physical world within which we live in 2018, I often need reminding of the foundation on which I stand: Jesus Christ. Continue reading

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“Do One Thing Every Day That Makes You Happy”: Today’s Contribution! Enjoy!

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

In the midst of–and despite–all the bad/fake/real/awful/depressing (insert anything else you can think of here) news (after all, “if it bleeds, it leads”) HEY:


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How to Help the Victims of White Genocide in South Africa

Perhaps you, too, have come across some the  news about the severe racism endangering the lives and farms of White Afrikaners in South Africa. There is very little published in the U.S. on this, but many exposes and pleas for help exist elsewhere. Continue reading

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Not Much Time Left to “Be About the Father’s Business”?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

Perhaps you’ve been tracking the Zuckerberg Congressional testimony. If not, here is just one good summary a believer might be very interested in featuring, among other issues (such as the company’s alliance with Cambridge Analytica to “assist” both the 2012 Obama campaign and the 2016 Trump campaign), the tech billionaire’s timeline for using AI to monitor/eradicate “hate speech” (Zuckerberg gives it just a few years). Continue reading

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Dealing With (Political and Other) Narcissists With Insights from David Johnston’s “Second Mile Principle”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

In some of my recent posts I have been offering my perspective on the state of “lethal rage,” you might put it, that I have observed in the behaviors and vitriol from some the extremist ends of the political spectrum. Continue reading

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