How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 24–On the “Wise” and “Foolish” Virgins Parable and the “Lateness” of the Time

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A lot of believers are just now discussing how these times of lawlessness, apostasy, “wars and rumors of wars,” and growing rage bring to mind certain “end times,” prophecies. 

For many, a certain little parable Jesus told about “wise and foolish virgins” also comes to mind–along with a certain little (or big) feeling of anxiety. Dread, even. 

BUT there is some good news: we can find out what the parable means  AND why it also contains hope and encouragement no matter what “times” we are in, which is bound to boost not only mental but also spiritual immunities. Continue reading

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We Need a Little Christmas in July…Again…

Here’s my (annual) contribution.

Every year when I re-post this it seems the world is more grief-filled, less hopeful.

But the message in here is timeless–whether one is a believer, not, or not yet.

Consider…

From Russia with Hope: Christmas in July (Devotional)

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Profiles in Courage: 1936, 2020

When there is pressure to conform—to declare that we are worms—there is one person in 10 who is brave enough to say, “I am not a worm. I will not kneel. I will not fly the swastika flag.” In all times and places, that person is the hope of the future.-posted @DineshDSouza

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 23–Watch Your “Spiritual Six (and Three and Nine)”

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Back in 2014 I wrote about asymmetric warfare, i.e., a war in which there is more than one style of attack especially when opponents are not matched in power and strength. It is re-posted, below. 

Asymmetric warfare is a well-known term in combat, and, particulary nowadays, includes more and more technologically-enhanced forms of psychological warfare. Here is just one example, in this case one of the most potent, of how people get sucked into an addictive,  thought-limiting and emotionally-charged technological mechanism (called social media) where it’s easy to  manipulate and control users, if that is the objective, by multiple, programmed-in means enhanced by Artificial Intelligence (AI).

One of the reasons for this commentary in the series is because one could easily conclude just now that the world is engaged in such a multi-front, overt and covert, war against, in this case, western civilization. Of course it’s not called that outright. Continue reading

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Just a Little Reminder of What Happens: First, the Statues, Next…

“Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.”
George Orwell, 1984

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 22–Prophetic Dream?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

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A Prophecy?

Sometimes, a prophecy boosts the spiritual immune system, especially in distressing times. See what you think of the one I had by way of a dream, shared below.

Now, my calling, if you want to label it that, is to encourage. By secular profession I was a teacher. So, no prophet here, generally speaking.

However, although that dream I had about thirty-five years ago amid the bustling, bright, prosperous eighties, seemed way out of place, then, it’s a dream that comes to mind more and more these days that are so drastically different. Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 21–From Socialism to Communism (Follow-up to Previous Post)

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This feature focuses on the prequel to communism–socialism–with an explanation of how the revolutionaries may get there with little resistance.

The speaker is G. Edward Griffin some years prior to his interview with former Soviet KGB informant Yuri Bezmenov, the subject of the previous video.

I believe Griffin’s presentation also helps to explain why severe racial tensions have re-emerged in the last decade or so and have become particularly explosive this summer–and useful to the communist cause.   Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 20–Re-Mastered Interview of ex-KGB Informant Who Warned the West of Internal Communist Takeover

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As a continuation of two previous discussions in this series (#13 and  #19 ) about knowing one’s enemies,  I am adding the fourteen-minute interview, below. 

The information presented therein is particularly helpful just now when it seems as if “all of a sudden” chaos and crime are flooding the streets of inner cities and rage and rhetoric are stifling free speech and action–all of which leave many feeling hopeless. 

In this unprecedented era of unrest it helps the know that this frightening, arguably long march through the institutions  has been going on for many years, and it helps to know what that process is because knowledge is power. Continue reading

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R.I.P. Pioneer Mother (University of Oregon, 1932-2020)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

Pioneer Mother monument, University of Oregon

In this season of rioting and vandalism across the United States posing as–and usurping– peaceful, legal protests, tearing down monuments along with destroying inner cities is now one of the political causes célèbres  in town squares, remembrance parks, and government facilities and grounds.

College campuses, birthplaces, historically, of many causes célèbres, are not spared, either, such as the University of Oregon where the monument pictured above, “Pioneer Mother,” was pulled down this past weekend. Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities, 2020 Edition, Part 19–Know the “Playbook” (Redux)

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Just think of how much further along we are toward cultural and political “transformation” according to the radical left’s “playbook” than we were even just last year, when the post below first appeared…

As every wise strategist knows whether in a military, cultural, relational, and/or spiritual battle, discerning who the destroyers are, individually and/or collectively, helps not only with insight as to how to deal with them (choosing our battles judiciously) but also how to quickly overcome the frustration when the “enemy’s” ideology hits the fan on the ground, so to speak, so one can quickly and most effectively counter the destruction. Continue reading

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