Monthly Archives: June 2013

From the Front Lines (Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila When my friend was in the Vietnam War he attended several United Service Organization (USO) shows. While all the performances were entertaining and uplifting, those most memorable to him were the shows held as close to the front … Continue reading

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Data Miners Could Misinterpret the Motherlode

Phyllis Nissila Or: “On the Chuckle Side of Data Mining“–reprinted from my “For Grins” page because, well, it seems even more timely now. Cheers, “miners,” and just remember: things are not always what they seem. *** I overheard the group … Continue reading

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Is It “The Silent Treatment” or Emotional Survival?

Some time ago, a friend of mine left a verbally abusive marriage. She knows I sometimes write on women’s issues, although my commentaries are church focused. But because verbal abuse occurs in all facets of life, she thought her observations, … Continue reading

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