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Easter Message 2019: Redux–“By Grace Efficacious (Or How the Meek Inherit the Earth)”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Originally posted 5/17/14 HUMBLE POWER “Every success becomes the force of timid people,” wrote my Chinese student on the topic of self-efficacy, that is, a “person’s estimate or personal judgment of his or her own ability to … Continue reading

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Condemnation or Compassion? Lessons from the Emmaus Road (From a Teacher’s Heart)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila This is a re-blog from 2015 that returns to my heart today, Easter Sunday, 2018. The message is timeless. THE GAPS Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven … Continue reading

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In the Garden: An Easter Reflection

Phyllis Nissila 1, A.D. Based on the Gospel according to John, chapter 20, verses 1-18, (with a little poetic embellishment) the story of the very first Good News proclamation on Easter morning goes thus: Compelled to leave their hiding place … Continue reading

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