Numerous studies suggest that a strong faith is a vital part of healthy aging. Nourish your soul with the articles in this section.  The words in the header image come from the Old Testament book of Micah, a profitable saying on the conduct of life ("what does the Lord require of you?").

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Aging, General

 3 records found

Personal Thoughts on Aging by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   January 6, 2013)
Sometimes there is no joy in aging. Today the phone rang …
Topics: Afterlife (Eternity) Dying and Death Friends & Neighbnors

My Obituary by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   July 22, 2007)
Recently, a senior dreamed a similar dream two nights in a row. He had seen his obituary written by members and friends of his family.…
Topics: Character, Integrity Dying and Death Faith Humor Planning

What About the Future? by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   August 13, 2006)
Whoever fails to think about death, refuses to struggle with its implications, ignores its existence and avoids it like a plague, still cannot totally ignore it…
Topics: Dying and Death Faith Planning

Arts & Entertainment

 3 records found

In Memoriam by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 4, 2012)
It's more than an Academy Award segment…
Topics: Dying and Death Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony

Mourning the Jackson's Fifth on the Fourth by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   July 5, 2009)
So what are all the fireworks about, anyway?…
Topics: Dying and Death Music Popular Culture

John Travolta's Dave with Sorrow by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 11, 2009)
Reflections on the death of his teenage son…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death Popular Culture Prayer

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 7 records found

Dawn of a New Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(My World   April 10, 2020)
Offering hope and possibilities…
Topics: COVID-19 Dying and Death Easter Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration

The Tale of the Flameless Taper by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 1, 2019)
An All-Saints Day reminder…
Topics: Christian Life Dying and Death Faith Future Halloween Holidays Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Memories

What Next? by Stu Johnson

(Faith   January 17, 2018)
What happens when we die?…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Dying and Death Faith Future God Religion

The Shack Movie Review by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   March 3, 2017)
God and your tragedy…
Topics: Dying and Death Faith Family God Grace Media Movies Relationships Tragedy

90 Minutes in Heaven MovieThe popular book by Don Piper becomes a movie by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   September 3, 2015)
What is it like to die and go to heaven? Don Piper found out after a horrendous automobile accident—and returned to tell the tale…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Dying and Death Inspiration Movies Religion

The Trip of a Lifetime by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   September 18, 2011)
Reflecting on a friend's impending journey to Heaven…
Topics: Dying and Death Faith

Death's Comeuppance by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 24, 2011)
The day Death was served its just desserts…
Topics: Dying and Death Easter Faith


 1 record found

The Cost of Dying by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   September 16, 2012)
It has been said that a considerable amount of money is expended in the last year or two of the lives of seniors…
Topics: Dying and Death Health Care


 2 records found

Let's Seize the Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   February 25, 2017)
A reaction to death's too frequent surprise visits…
Topics: Dying and Death Opportunity Optimal Aging Relationships

Finally Home by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   September 23, 2007)
Grieving for our fallen soldiers…
Topics: Dying and Death Tribute, Testimony War

Health & Wellness

 1 record found

Suicide by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   September 10, 2019)
Focusing on prevention…
Topics: Dying and Death Depresson Health Care Social Issues Trends


 5 records found

The Longest Night by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 21, 2019)
Reflections on gref at Christmas…
Topics: Christmas Dying and Death Holidays Holiday Season Loneliness Loss & Grieving

All I Want for Christmas by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 1, 2018)
Confessions of a grief-stricken grinch…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Compassion Dying and Death Holidays Holiday Season Loneliness Loss & Grieving Relationships

A Dance with White-Gloved Hands by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 8, 2009)
Folding Old Glory at a new grave…
Topics: Armed Forces Dying and Death Patriotism Veterans

The First Anniversary of a Veteran's Passing by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 8, 2009)
Second thoughts on my father's death…
Topics: Dying and Death Family Tribute, Testimony Veterans

A Prayer for Joe Anzack's Parents by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 3, 2007)
Memorial Day observances contuinue…
Topics: Dying and Death Faith Grace War

Life Events

 5 records found

Mortal Remains by Thomas Lynch (submitted by Stu Johnson)

(My World   September 29, 2019)
The dead are no longer welcome at their own funerals…
Topics: Change Choices and Decision Making Dying and Death Trends Tribute, Testimony

He Faced Death this Week by Bill Nichols

(Health & Wellness   September 1, 2019)
It made be think…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Comfort & Consolation Contemplation, Insight Coping Dying and Death Disease Fears, Concerns Relationships Wellness

The Waiting Room by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   July 13, 2019)
Experiencing the emotion of a mother's last days…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight Dying and Death Faith Family Relationships

I'll Fly Away by Bill Nichols

(My World   November 24, 2018)
Thoughts stirred by a morning walk…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight Dying and Death Memories Metaphors, Life Lessons Nature

Joy While Grieving by Bill Nichols

(Health & Wellness   November 20, 2017)
Reflections on the loss of a dear friend…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death Faith Loss & Grieving Relationships

News & Current Events

 16 records found

Another Milestone by Stu Johnson

(My World   September 24, 2020)
Another look at COVID numbers as we hit 200,000 deaths in U.S.…
Topics: COVID-19 Dying and Death Demographics Disease History News Statistics Trends

It was John's Time by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 1, 2020)
Celebrating the legacy of Congressman John Lewis…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Current Events, News Dying and Death George Floyd History Leadership News Social Issues Social Movements Tribute, Testimony

Harrowing Blame Game Reported by Stu Johnson

(Health & Wellness   June 15, 2020)
Looking for answers for the COVID-19 death toll in nursing homes…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Dying and Death Demographics George Floyd Government Health Care Media News Politics Social Issues Statistics

The Whole World is Watching . . . Again by Stu Johnson

(My World   June 5, 2020)
Will the response to George Floyd's death be a game-changer?…
Topics: Compassion COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Dying and Death Faith George Floyd News Social Issues Social Unrest, Division

About Those Numbers by Stu Johnson

(My World   May 19, 2020)
Putting COVID-19 numbers in perspective…
Topics: Communication COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease Ethics & Morality Media News Research Social Issues Trust Writing

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 4 records found

Father, My Mother is Gone by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 3, 2019)
A prayer when your mother dies…
Topics: Dying and Death Family Memories Relationships Tribute, Testimony

Tell Her You Love Her by Rusty Wright

(Connections   July 22, 2016)
A tribute to a rare jewel…
Topics: Christian Life Dying and Death Disease Family Loss & Grieving Love Relationships Tribute, Testimony

My Dad Went Home for Christmas by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 28, 2008)
Reflections on a father's recent death…
Topics: Dying and Death Faith Family Tribute, Testimony

On Being Widowed by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   February 3, 2008)
Facing the loss of a spouse…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Coping Dying and Death Family Living Alone

Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

An Audience of One by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   February 26, 2010)
An Olympic ice skater grieves her mother's death…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death Family Sports


 1 record found

Dying for an Upgrade by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 25, 2007)
A first-class flight that was truly out of this world…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death