Yearly Archives: 2016

Selfless Giving

Selfless Giving

What does ‘love’ mean to you? Many people think of ‘love’ as a relationship between two people. If we think about it – ‘love’ means much more than that! We can say that we ‘love’ the last place we vacationed in. We ‘loved’ the last book we read. We ‘loved’ the meal that you had ... Read More
 
Words from the artist – Opa sculpture

Words from the artist – Opa sculpture

Both of my parents were fortunate to have lived here in this wonderful community until their final days. They made friends , joined clubs, and felt a sense of belonging while enjoying the safety, security , and lovely surroundings of this complex. For those who have never been here, there is even a tunnel built, ... Read More
 
Camping with our Granddaughter

Camping with our Granddaughter

It’s been five years since I’ve written about the annual trek my wife Ruth and I make to Young State Park in Michigan to camp with our long-time friends. For those who have come to live in Holland Christian Homes since then, let me explain what that is. Before we married, Ruth had become part ... Read More
 
Baking in the Sun

Baking in the Sun

What beauty God brings to nature in the changing seasons! The month of July was hot and the grass was dry, crisp and yellow. The humidity was high and there were lots oftimes I thought I was going to melt as I drove my non-air-conditioned car to hospital visits, to and forth from work and ... Read More
 
Religious Freedom for Faith-Based Institutions like HCH

Religious Freedom for Faith-Based Institutions like HCH

During my recent Sabbatical I came to a much deeper appreciation for this great country. I had the privilege of spending two months studying the freedom of religion we enjoy in Canada, and in particular, what religious freedom means for institutions. I learned that faith-based institutions enjoy a lot of freedom here, but this needs ... Read More
 
HOLLAND CHRISTIAN HOMES TO CONSTRUCT NEW FAITH MANOR NURSING HOME – More Details

HOLLAND CHRISTIAN HOMES TO CONSTRUCT NEW FAITH MANOR NURSING HOME – More Details

Click picture for larger image Holland Christian Homes residents and guests filled Heritage Hall to its capacity for a very special ceremony with a visit of Dipika Damerla, the Associate Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. Other residents could follow the ceremony and presentations through HCH internal closed circuit television system. The Ontario Government has ... Read More
 
Freedom and the Coming of the Spirit

Freedom and the Coming of the Spirit

Seventy one years ago the war in Europe was drawing to an end. After years of chaos, hurt, murder and injustice the armies of the foe were brought to a halt and the evil that had threatened all of Europe and much of the world was overcome. It was then that Celebrations broke out across ... Read More
 
Renovating Faith Manor Nursing Home in Brampton

Renovating Faith Manor Nursing Home in Brampton

Renovating Faith Manor Nursing Home in Brampton Province Investing in Renovations to Improve Care and Comfort for Residents NEWS April 7, 2016 Ontario is investing in long-term care homes to improve the quality of care and comfort of residents.Today, Associate Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Dipika Damerla visited Brampton’s Holland Christian Homes, Faith Manor ... Read More