Britain’s claim of Rupert’s Land by the Doctrine of Discovery, proved to be one of their most lucrative investment opportunities for the fur trade. That led to expansion of colonization into the heart of North America, giving rise to a level of agricultural production never seen before. Eventually, the purchase of Rupert’s Land by Canada… Continue reading Rupert’s Land: Part 1 From Fur Trade To Rebellion
The story of Canada started in the mind of God, long before the French landed on our shores... that is, if you believe that God is the one who sets up and takes down nations (Daniel 2:21).
The proponents of the 'cancel culture' seek to remove statues and memorial stones from our view in an effort to expunge from our collective social memory those people they deem to be 'blots' to our history. The positive and valuable contributions to our country made by these men, are portrayed as insignificant compared to their 'shortcomings' as judged by today's standards.
Colonel John By. Builder of The Rideau Canal Waterway. In our household, we have been doing 'Staycations' for many years. For those who do not know what that is, it is a vacation 'in your own backyard' as it were, not many hours away from your home. In July of 2019, we had one of… Continue reading Happy Colonel John By Day
There are 3 Stained Glass Windows in the Peace Tower of the Centre Block of the Parliament Buildings. They each have a different theme. The artist, Frank J. Hollister, used Scripture verses and Biblical images to bring out the theme of each window. The Scripture verses quoted throughout the Peace Tower are from the King… Continue reading Look to The Hill #2 – The East Window (Call to Arms)
This is the first installment in a series that I will call, Look to The Hill. This is a ‘tongue in cheek’ reference to Parliament Hill, but at the same time it points to Psalm 121 - The hill from where our help comes - as Christians. There is a song I like that… Continue reading Look To The Hill – Part 1
The Centre Block of The Parliament Buildings Built By John A Pearson In many places, like legislatures and schools, the Bible is considered ‘hate literature’. Counseling someone to live up to the Biblical standards of gender identity as articulated in Scripture is now a criminal offense. The current political climate in Canada is VERY anti-Christian.… Continue reading CHRISTIAN Legacy-25 Scriptures on Parliament Hill
The Two Virgins Two virgins were called by God to fulfill 2 different purposes. They were called from two different eras, two different time zones, two different cultures and from two different families. One was in the BC era, the other in the AD era. One was from the Middle East, the other from Europe. … Continue reading The Tale of Two Virgins
Hey, do you love Canada? Of course you do! How much do you know about its Christian foundations? A little? A lot? Do you want to… Continue reading The Making of our Nation… in Bite-sized History
Waiting... I grew up in a household where Scripture was sung regularly. One of my family's favourite songs came from Isaiah 40:31 - "but they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint." In the last six… Continue reading Waiting on The Lord