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Look to The Hill #2 – The East Window (Call to Arms)

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)

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Look To The Hill – Part 1

  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

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CHRISTIAN Legacy-25 Scriptures on Parliament Hill

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

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The Tale of Two Virgins

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

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The Making of our Nation… in Bite-sized History

                                                              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

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Carved in Marble… Over the Door of the House of Commons

From Francis 1 (1515-1547) to Louis XIV (1638-1715)   Recently, just before the Centre Block was closed in January 2019 for 10 - 15 years, I took some photos with my phone; photos of carvings in the marble which abound in the Centre Block. I had long been curious about them, and because this building… Continue reading Carved in Marble… Over the Door of the House of Commons

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Waiting on The Lord

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

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He’s a Good, Good Father..

From Instability to Stability Image Credit by pasja1000 from Pixabay If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him! (Matthew 7:11) In my last post, I shared with you the gracious provision for us… Continue reading He’s a Good, Good Father..

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7 Times. 4 Months. 7 Rooms. And Now… Rest.

Image by Mohammed Salem from Pixabay On March 19th, I got a call, out of the blue, from a friend with whom I had not chatted for almost 3 years. She had been thinking about me and wanted to see how I was doing. Well, she called at one of the times when I was… Continue reading 7 Times. 4 Months. 7 Rooms. And Now… Rest.

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Canadian History With New Eyes: The Dark Ages?

Image by MrsBrown from Pixabay The Dark Ages & the French Wars of Religion Some time ago, I started to read through the book of Romans. Upheaval in my life derailed me. On March 13th 2019, I started reading the book of Romans again, but this time, imagining  myself back in the era of the… Continue reading Canadian History With New Eyes: The Dark Ages?