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Best of Holiday Posts–“From Russia with Hope: Christmas in July" (2012) and a Verse (2019)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila This post first appeared as a “Christmas in July” feature in 2012. The short story “Christmas” by Russian author Vladimir Nabokov is a little literary gem that for me addresses the temptation to despair when grief overshadows … Continue reading

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From Russia with Hope: Christmas in July (Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila UPDATE, JULY 21ST 2012: In light of the Friday, July 20th tragedy at the movie theater in Colorado, I pray this devotional will be of some comfort to those who find it. And my sincerest sympathy and prayers … Continue reading

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