Category Archives: spiritual survival

Let HIM Love You…

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila   How often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing  (Jesus,  quoted in Matthew 23:37 NIV).     Loving Him I was … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Blackmail: Guess the Perp (Hint: Archetypal, Hate-Filled, and Brilliant)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila So if the Son sets you free,* you will be free** indeed (John 8:36 NIV). BLACKMAIL The legal definition of “blackmail” is, “The crime involving a threat for purposes of compelling a person to do an act against … Continue reading

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On the State of Political Rage, Part 12: But Isn’t It “Righteous Anger”?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Righteous Anger versus Destructive Anger One needn’t be a trained mental health professional to recognize the difference between righteous anger and destructive anger.

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Yet More on Antidotes to Political Rage: Entrainment with the Mind of Christ

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus Philippians 2:5  For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind (2 Timothy … Continue reading

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On the State of Political Rage, Part 9: The Mobocracy versus He Who (Really) Controls the Past, Present, and Future…

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past (Orwell).*  And He made from one [common origin, one source, one blood] all nations of men to settle on the face of the earth, having … Continue reading

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On the State of Political Rage, Part 8: Antidotes in Real Things

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Perhaps there has been enough analysis pointing out the bottomless pit of rage (in this case political) that, as it pulls peace, sanity, and hope down into its darkening morass, appears to not be a Gordian knot … Continue reading

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Does Kathy Griffin’s Shock Pic Serve as a Warning?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Undoubtedly, more Americans are now awake to the level of desperation and cruelty some on the far Left are capable of because they despise the current president and his administration. How? Because of the hatred expressed in the viral … Continue reading

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