Author Archives: Stephen Nielsen

About Stephen Nielsen

I'm an author, a self publisher, and a painting contractor. I live in beautiful Minnesota, USA . Welcome to my blog site.

On the Farm: The Delano Farm

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This is me on the right with my little brother Jimmy, sitting in the dirt in back of the old Delano farm house. As I wrote previously, I lived on a farm near Montevideo, Minnesota…

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The Meaning of Intercession — From Luke 11:5-13

According to Peter Wagner’s study, from his book Prayer Shield, “Intercession is derived from the Latin inter, meaning ‘between’ and cedere, meaning ‘to go’.”1  We may conclude then that intercession means to go between or to stand in the gap … Continue reading

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On the Farm: Free Time

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In previous blogs I talked about my chores and the field work.  But I hope I didn’t give the idea that I was working all the time. The chores were only in the morning and…

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A Prisoner in My Own House

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This is exactly the place I was thinking of going for a walk today. It is overlooking the Mississippi river. I took this picture a year ago today. Hopefully I will see some of the…

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On the Farm: Field Work

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This is a very old blurry picture, but I know who everyone is. I’m on the top right, and that’s my sister on the left. My dad is on the wagon and those little kids…

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On the Farm: The Chores

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This isn’t me, but that ‘s how I remember it. I had a pail just like that, and a stool like that. But I never had a hat like that! Farm chores consist of those…

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Let Us Pray: A National Day of Prayer

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My church has canceled worship services today because of the coronavirus. Many churches around the nation are doing the same thing. I was thinking that we should take this off day to pray. In fact,…

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