Category Archives: Commentaries

A Day WITH Immigrants: Two Students and a Teacher Discuss the OTHER Critical Issue

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Last Friday, in between lessons in an Effective Learning class I teach at a local community college, two of my students and I noticed there were quite a few people absent. Maybe some are getting a head … Continue reading

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On Receiving God’s Blessings: Religion versus Grace

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I just heard a preacher say that if you cannot receive the love of God you cannot receive His blessings. (It reminded me of the religion of my youth: do this to get that.) I stopped listening. For … Continue reading

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Prophecy Patterns, Part 8 of 8: the Metonic Cycle, Shortness of Time, and Jesus’ Peace

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila part 1   part 2    part 3    part 4    Addendum    part 5    part 6    part 7 My sister and researcher Claire Gumbs offers another Biblical prophecy pattern concerning time in the … Continue reading

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On the State of Political Rage, Part 3: “Headline Stress Disorder”–What They Said

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila WHAT THE THERAPIST SAID Therapist Steven Stosny, Ph.D. has come up with a new category of the kind of rage of which I recently wrote in parts one and two of this series. Stosny calls it, “Headline … Continue reading

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On the State of Political Rage, Part 2: Mind Control a Factor–Then and Now?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila THE RAGE–THEN AND NOW In my previous post I touched on the growing concerns many people have about the state of intense rage demonstrated just now by some who are opposed to the recent election in the … Continue reading

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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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“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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