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A Prayer for God's Reign
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Worse Than a Crime, a Mistake
by Sandra J. Saunders / Creators (Sep 7, 2022)

Isolation is essential for vulnerable people who don't want to get long COVID, or worse. But it never made sense to mandate closures that create additional mental and public health problems to contain the virus…

COVID-19 Perspectives for August 2022
by Stu Johnson (Sep 7, 2022)

We'd like to think it's over, but new variants have led to recommendations for a second booster for many Americans—a tactic that has kept death rates down in other countries. So, no, we cannot dismiss it, nor stop reporting on it…

A Tale of Two Mothers
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Sep 3, 2022)

Remembering Diana and Teresa twenty-five years after their deaths…

Is There Life After Work?
by Leona Bergstrom (Sep 3, 2022)

Labor Day reflections…

Into the Tunnel, Thinking in the Dark
by Garrison Keillor (Sep 2, 2022)

The technician said through a speaker, “How are you doing? Not much longer.” Actually, I wished it could be longer…

Vincent van Gogh on Fear, Taking Risks, Making Inspired Mistakes
by Maria Popova / The Marginalian (Aug 27, 2022)

'However meaningless and vain, however dead life appears, the man of faith, of energy, of warmth … steps in and does something.'…

Yes, Virginia, There is a . . .
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Aug 27, 2022)

Hollywood actress Virginia Patton Moss had a wonderful life…

Life Comes in Focus as the Day Approaches
by Garrison Keillor (Aug 26, 2022)

Open-heart surgery didn’t exist when I was a kid; . . . the fact that they imagine a guy of eighty deserves a battery jump is very inspiring…

To Get Out of Your Head, Get Out of Your House
by Arthur C. Books /The Atlantic (Aug 20, 2022)

Spending time in nature can help relieve stress and anxiety…

Forget About Songwriting: Try Fiction
by Garrison Keillor (Aug 19, 2022)

My ambition had been to write limericks, but thank goodness I gave that up. There’s no money in it, just misery.…

Remembering the King!
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Aug 16, 2022)

Elvis Aaron Presley died on August 16, 1977…

How to Tell Science from Psuedoscience
by Natalie Wallington /Popular Science (Aug 13, 2022)

A guide to ferreting out falsehoods…

The Three Amigos
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Aug 13, 2022)

Two men have become mentors to me as we meet regularly to debrief lessons learned on our spiritual journeys…

Drama is Life Trying to Get Our Attention
by Garrison Keillor (Aug 12, 2022)

Carrying anger in your heart is misery in a bottle. . . thoughts on life as an old man prepares for open heart surgery…

How to Support Your Immune System When It's Running Low
by Chloe Gray / Stylist (Aug 12, 2022)

Here’s how to look after your immune system as flu season approaches…

That Pain in the Neck
by Jessica Harris /Stylist (Aug 6, 2022)

Ten stretches and exercises that can treat and prevent neck pain…

Going, Going, Gone!
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Aug 4, 2022)

Vin Scholly, the beloved Dodgers play-by-play announcer waves goodbye…

A Big Event and Then a Major Accouncement
by Garrison Keillor (Aug 4, 2022)

I feel I should go to Iowa this week and meet the donor of the heart valve I'm about to get and express my gratitude…

How Many Hours of Sleep Do Your Actually Need?
by Claire Maldarelli / Popular Science (Jul 30, 2022)

It depends on how well you want your brain to work…

So Long, Wally Cleaver
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jul 30, 2022)

Tony Dow's death calls to mind the speed at which time passes…

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As a jolly ol' senior, thirteen years shy of a century, there are ways of communicating I don't do…

Modern Religion
by Dan Seagren (Jul 9, 2017)

Finding God or making God in our image?…

by Dan Seagren (Dec 18, 2016)

Finding new audiences…

Morning News
by Dan Seagren (Aug 16, 2015)

I suppose not a few like to start the day with good news. Good luck…

by Dan Seagren (Dec 24, 2017)

Remembering the Person at the heart of the season…

Blackboard History
reported by Stu Johnson (Aug 10, 2015)

An Oklahoma school discovered a literal time capsule when a remodeling project uncovered slate blackboards with lessons from 1917…

Exploring Cohousing
by Stu Johnson (Feb 24, 2016)

Looking at housing options, starting with cohousing…

Pray Without Ceasing: How?
Submitted by Stu Johnson (Feb 9, 2016)

Kathryn Jean Lopez interviews Gary Jansen on developing a transformational prayer life…

New Life
by Rusty Wright (Oct 28, 2016)

Real love, real life…

'Sanctity of Life' from womb to tomb
by James N. Watkins (Jan 22, 2016)

Going beyond today's 'Right to Life' march…

by Stu Johnson (Apr 17, 2018)

A problem that often increases with age…

10 Early Signs of Alzheimer'sComparing normal age-related changes
submitted by Stu Johnson (Sep 9, 2015)

When is it time to suspect Alzheimer's? This guide from the Alzheimer's Association compares early signs of the disease with normal changes most of us experience as we age…

Music in the Mall (and Elsewhere)
compiled by Stu Johnson (Dec 8, 2015)

Videos of flash mobs and other performances to help brighten your holiday season. . . (See 2018 version for latest updates)

Umpteen Jobs
by Dan Seagren (May 28, 2017)

Sometimes 2-3 jobs at once was an enriching experience…

Zip Risk?
by Stu Johnson (Dec 4, 2015)

Seeking an adventure? Zip-lining may be attractive (not just for the young), but how should you interpret reports of the risk?…

James Robert Watkins: Soul Brother
by James N. Watkins (Feb 27, 2016)

Digging up trivia and treasures when searching for namesakes…

Judge Judy and the Supremes
by Stu Johnson (Feb 1, 2016)

Some people think she is a Supreme Court justice…

Six Wheels, Will Travel
by Melanie Kaplan / submitted by Stu Johnson (Jul 22, 2016)

Crossing America with a bike in the car…

Senior Home Sharing
by Susan Diddle / submitted by Stu Johnson (Jul 23, 2016)

Providing family life in an affordable setting…

The Dilemma of Dementia
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 22, 2017)

A call to compassion…

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