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It’s Never Too Early To Enjoy Some Christmas Mirth: Every Hallmark Channel Christmas Movie Ever

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila and Andy Beveridge My brother Andy and I are, we confess, already watching Hallmark Christmas movies–even though the neighborhood kids are still coming down from their Halloween sugar highs and Thanksgiving turkeys are still in the freezer … Continue reading

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On the Mind of Christ in the Midst of Chaos, Oh My!

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila IN THE MIDST OF CHAOS… By all indicators, we’re getting close to something BIG. Planetarily speaking. It’s a heyday out there for conspiracy and reality theorists, geologists, cosmologists, eschatologists, and everybody who has read or watched, in … Continue reading

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Afraid to Pray for Patience? Don’t Be!

Phyllis Nissila Woke up this morning with an exciting new challenge on my mind, one that requires a bit of courage. Even though the outcome, whichever way it goes, will be very good, thoughts around the particulars of this challenge … Continue reading

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Unconventional New Year’s Resolution #1: The Employee of the Month Award Goes To…

Phyllis Nissila One of my blog followers [1] inspired me with the idea, below,* to begin a series of spirit-lifting, unconventional “New Year’s Resolutions.” My follower is a graphic designer as well as a blogger. He has come up with … Continue reading

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Christmas 1953 (snap, crackle, sssssssssss)

Phyllis Nissila My brothers and sisters and I were sharing (now funny) Christmas stories from our childhood. There were a few memories around that old lead-based tinsel we used to throw on the tree and sometimes munch on when Mom … Continue reading

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How I Escaped the Foggy, Soggy Bog of Envy

Phyllis Nissila What prompts today’s post right in the middle of the Psalm 91 series is a radio program on the sin of envy I heard just a few hours ago. Just stop your sinful envy, noted the preacher. Confess … 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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