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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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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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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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Loving God With ALL Your Heart AND Mind

Emotions Vs Reason The Curriculum Journey - The Mind On April 19th 2019, I did a Facebook Live. You can view it here. In it, I shared an overview of the re-vamped curriculum which I am developing. This curriculum represents about 10 years of researching and collecting information about the Christians who impacted Canada for… Continue reading Loving God With ALL Your Heart AND Mind

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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?

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Canadian History with New Eyes- Here I Stand

Image by Igor Link from Pixabay The Premise For the past few years, I have been working on a Canadian History curriculum from a Christian perspective, aiming to put over 10 years of my research into a cohesive unit for ages from High School to Adult. The premise for my course is that God used… Continue reading Canadian History with New Eyes- Here I Stand

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Doing Hard Things

Image by madsmith33 on Pixabay When our son was a teenager, he, like most of his homeschooling friends, read the book by the Harris brothers, 'Do Hard Things'. I never read the book, but from the reviews via our son and YouTube clips, these brothers encouraged their peers to take the road less traveled, to… Continue reading Doing Hard Things