On the Wisdom of When to Speak and When Not to Speak

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

Do not speak to fools, for they will scorn your prudent words (Proverbs 23:9, NIV).

In my ongoing quest to share with you, reader, what I have gleaned from a long-term close study of God’s Word as well as from sources such as Sun Tzu’s  Art of War, the “10/80/10 Theory” and others on the topic of survival, both practical and spiritual, one of my frequent meditations is on when, how, and why Jesus spoke or acted in some way in response to His enemies and when He remained silent in both word and action. Continue reading

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For AOC: Difference Between Nazi Camps and U.S. Migrant Detention Facilities

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

To get past the highly-triggering (yet politically expedient?) rhetoric of one of our young, freshman congresswomen who is comparing America’s southern border facilities for migrant children to Nazi concentration camps, I offer three resources, two that have been around for a long time and one recent, to make the stark differences very clear. Continue reading

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“The Morality of Life and Death and Doctors,” by Marilyn Singleton, M.D.

Introduction (pbn)You may have been as repulsed as I was on reading that now, a pre-born baby’s heartbeat is to be known as “embryonic pulsing” by pro-abortionists who have to struggle with the language  as new  4-D ultrasound technology reveals beyond any doubt that what is developing inside a mother’s womb is, indeed, a baby with its own heart and its own heartbeat. Continue reading

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Oh, Those Ascetics! Bonus: Last Minute-Father’s Day Gift Ideas! by The Ex RC

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

The conversation turned to Roman Catholic asceticism. Continue reading

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Russian Collusion déjà vu? Redux: “How to Overcome Psychological Operations (Psy Ops) Perpetrated Against US”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

UPDATE June 2019

Russian Collusion déjà vu?

This week in the United States we are experiencing a return, as it were, to the hoped-for-but-failed “scene of the (not) crime of a ‘Trump Russian Collusion'” that was a two-year costly failure of a massive investigation by people who want our president out of office. Even while there IS, many believe, evidence of a collusion. Just not on his watch. And those investigations are just beginning… Continue reading

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On Dining Alone with Friends

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

Dear Friend,

Well, I went to lunch as I had told you I would, and nobody else showed up.  

So I made the best of it and had a good time anyway–while at the same time working out, I confess, a bit of “Post Being Stood Up By Friends Disorder” (PBSUBFD) LOL that I titled,

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How a Broken U.S. Southern Border Facilitates (Forced) Socialism the Cloward and Piven Way

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila


Are you frustrated over the crisis at our southern border even though the Democrats, particularly the radical-left, self-described Democrat Socialists, insist there is no real crisis? Indeed at least one DS insists we go as far as to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency tending to safety and security matters there.

Meanwhile, such services continue to be under-funded and overwhelmed Continue reading

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Part 6: “Then they came (for my ancestors)”–Holocaust Survivor John Steier Speaks

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

Introduction and Parts 1 and 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Section 1: A Survivor Speaks Then 

We’re not sure if the man featured in the “Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation,” segment recorded 10/30/96 through the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation,  is a close or distant relative or if he just shares the same last name with our Jewish great-grandmother whose family immigrated from “Prussia” to America in 1874. Continue reading

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On the Best and Worst of Times for Pre-Born Babies in America and What to do Now

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

The Best of Times

It is the best of times for pre-born babies in America due to the advances in technology resulting in a much better view of the growth and development of babies in the womb. See below at* for a video of a recent, 4-D ultrasound of an eight-month’s gestation baby in the womb.

It is also the best time for surgical intervention for pre-born babies with life-threatening conditions as well as for those born much too soon. For example, here is a recent story about a baby born at 23 weeks and 3 days, weighing 8.6 ounces, and thriving despite great odds. Continue reading

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(To A Hammer Everything Is a Nail) On Figurative and Literal Hell

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

The Hammer and the Nail

From the public domain

You might need to hang in here with me for a few paragraphs because this post is really about Hell. But who wants to read about Hell?

Religious and non-religious alike tend to stay away from the topic.

For good reason. Continue reading

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