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Weapons of Our Warfare, 1: On Snakes and Doves

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila “Enough is enough!” is the cry of the world these days, as evil, both figuratively and literally, rapes and pillages its way though borders, cultures, and lives. The point has tipped; the paradigm, shifted. Good has become … Continue reading

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Another “As In the Days of Noah” Sign? On 120 Years of Holy Spirit Awakening, 1896-2016

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila “End Times” Awakening? For some time, now, I have been hearing about believers praying for a Holy Spirit inspired and empowered “end times revival,” also called an “awakening,” citing the prophecy in the book of Joel regarding … Continue reading

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Still. In the Moment. God.

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila         In days like this It is imperative To “mind the moment,” Quell the fear, Defy The urgent.

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A Biblical Antidote for “White-Anting”—in Relationships and in Nations

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila WHITE-ANTING? I came across an Australian idiom for a destructive force called “white-anting.” The metaphor stands for the kind of comprehensive damage an unrestrained colony of termites can do to wood structures–and virtually unnoticed until it may … Continue reading

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DID THE INTERNET TAKEOVER START 6/14/16?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila My oldest brother, Gregory J. Beveridge, who is a broadcast engineer and telecommunications expert, forwarded the following excerpt from “Law360 Technology”. “See below” was all he prefaced this with. “BREAKING: FCC Victorious As DC Circ. Upholds Net … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire, On Leaving Roman Catholicism 11.6 and 11.7: Mind Control–“Examination of Conscience” 7 part

PART 6 Mind Control via “Soft Trauma Bonding” I am certainly not an expert in mind control, although as an employee, some years back, of a ministry that counseled ex-cultists, I participated in the research on the groups and on … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire, On Leaving Roman Catholicism 11.5: Mind Control–“Examination of Conscience” 7 part

PART 5 Examination of Conscience as Part of the Good Catholic Confession–Digging Down to the Details—and the Differences For those who think the Roman Catholic confession experience is simply the Scriptural process of confessing one’s wrongs to God, each other, … Continue reading

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