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On the Power of Deception–Now, Then, & in Secret Chambers

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila (revised) Reflecting more on yesterday’s post, “On Who Fills the Void/the Rainbow Maker,” (a discussion of the power–and purpose–of insatiable need), what came to mind was this famous quote attributed to former CIA Director, William Casey: “We’ll … Continue reading

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On “God’s Blockchain”: Getting to #Truth

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila “Blockchain”? The (relatively) new term on the block, so to speak, from the world of computer technology, is “blockchain”. From Fortune.com, here is a simplified explanation: “This coding breakthrough—which consists of concatenated [linked] blocks of transactions—allows competitors … Continue reading

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On “The Gospel You Win Them With” (Be Careful)

Phyllis Nissila I’ve been pondering an expression spoken by a pastor who was emphasizing the critical need to “preach Jesus Christ and Him crucified” (1 Corinthians 2:2) to the unsaved. “What you win them with,” he said, is what you … Continue reading

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