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On the State of Political Rage: A Tri-Part Battle; Nevertheless, Hope

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila THE RAGE Are you beginning to think that the current state of rage on the part of the far left in the United States is unprecedented–and very disturbing? If so, you join a growing number of people … Continue reading

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On the EO RE: Immigration–Beware the Deceptive Straw Man and Keep Calm

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Is it heartless and hateful to enact reasonable immigration restrictions? Is it so black-and-white? Or is there a “straw man” lurking somewhere? ONE VIEW A friend of mine, also a blogger, whose work I admire for the … Continue reading

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“I Am Not A Disgrace to Women Because I Don’t Support the Women’s March,” by Vanny Byington

I simply cannot think of a better way to put this. 

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A Plea to Anarchists and Protesters Planning Violence On Inauguration, 2017

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The plea: step aside for a few moments and carefully think it over. There may be a lot more at stake for you than you think… I have said it many times during this U.S. election season: … Continue reading

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“Fake News” and “News Bubbles”–On Selling the Need to Eliminate Freedom of Speech

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila “They were interchangeable tools, and the catchy phrases continued without abatement.” ― Robert A. Caro (who writes about power and power brokers). Of late, headlines seem peppered with two new expressions–“fake news” and “news bubbles”. Say, what? What’s happened … Continue reading

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On Self-Help Lists, GOD-Help Lists, and How I Succeeded Despite Math

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila For those who are reading this for the “How I Succeeded Despite Math” part, skip to “Real Life Math Story,” below.  ON SELF-HELP LISTS Recently, I viewed a number of  good “self-help” videos on strategies to overcome … Continue reading

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On Personal Spiritual Revival: How, Here, Now!

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila INTRODUCTION The hue and cry of many believers today is for revival so that Christians wake up from the many Gospels-du-jour that seem to have reduced the Word of God in many places to one or more … Continue reading

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