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In The Midst of the Fray: Psalm 91:15, and Share Your Story

“He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.” Phyllis Nissila For the complete booklet on Psalm 91 devotionals click here. Their Honor “Honors” aren’t … Continue reading

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Will the Real Body of Christ Please Identify? Over. (On “Aliasing”)

Phyllis Nissila I am captivated by an event in the technology world called “aliasing”. According to Wikipedia, aliasing “in signal processing and related disciplines […] refers to an effect that causes different signals to become indistinguishable (or aliases of one another) when sampled. It … Continue reading

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Psalm 91 in the Midst of the Fray: Verses 7-8, and Share Your Story

Phyllis Nissila For the complete booklet of Psalm 91 devotionals, click here. “A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you. You will only observe with your eyes and … Continue reading

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Psalm 91 in the Midst of the Fray: Verse 4, and Share Your Story

Phyllis Nissila For the complete booklet of Psalm 91 devotionals, click here. First Line of Defense “He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.” You … Continue reading

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Psalm 91 in the Midst of the Fray: Verse 3, and Share Your Story

Phyllis Nissila For the complete booklet of Psalm 91 devotionals, click here. What He Says “Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence.” My friend Paula told me this story about her uncle, known … Continue reading

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On Christian Male Headship: Is There a Better Way?

Phyllis Nissila I was listening to a couple who subscribe to a particular brand of Christian male headship. The husband spent several minutes justifying his (superior) decision-making position in the family and with his wife, in particular. Both agreed that … Continue reading

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On AI and IXOYE

Phyllis Nissila AI “Artificial intelligence (AI) is technology and a branch of computer science that studies and develops intelligent machines and software” [1]. Think robots, cyborgs, and transhumans. “The field,” the reference continues, “was founded on the claim that a … Continue reading

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God’s Masterpiece (Inspirational/Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila THE ART MUSEUM I recently visited The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, where my daughter lives. I was impressed by the expanse and variety of creative expression in the galleries. My education in art is limited … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire: On Leaving Roman Catholicism 5 (From Dust to Redemption)

Phyllis Nissila “There’s never an end to dust and dusting,” my aunt would say as her rag, like a thunderhead, scudded across the yellow oak of her little house. There she lived seventy years with a ball of compulsion closed … Continue reading

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On “WIKIs” and Truth (Commentary/Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila WIKI BRAIN? I was listening to an interview with a futurist, a person who makes his living predicting and estimating life ten, twenty, even a thousand years from now. As opposed to many people in these days of … Continue reading

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