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?").

In addition to the articles, the Faith section also includes a Seeking God feature, including links to websites and documents, and two guides with links to passages in the Bible, "What the Bible says about..." and "Where to find help when you are....[afraid, angry, anxious, etc.]."

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47 articles found.

SUMMARY VIEW  Expanded details within a Category. Click on article title, Category, or a listed Topic

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 1 record found

The Tulips Trumpet an Easter Tune by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 6, 2014)
The Skagit Valley offers hope to the heartbroken of Oso…
Topics: Beauty Comfort & Consolation Easter

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 21 records found

Easter is Breaking by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 3, 2021)
A new hymn text for Resurrection Sunday…
Topics: Easter Faith Grace Holidays Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Jesus Music Spirituality, Seeking God

They Don't Make Them Like They Used To by James N. Watkins

(Faith   April 2, 2021)
The cross has become a fashion accessory, its meaning far removed from its origin…
Topics: Change Easter Jesus Material Goods, Materialism Religion

Unmasking Our Hope this Easter by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Faith   April 2, 2021)
. . . after a year of despair, grief…
Topics: Christian Life COVID-19 Easter Faith Holidays Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Jesus Spirituality, Seeking God

Mark Burnett's Resurrection Movie by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   March 26, 2021)
Compelling drama, inspiring story…
Topics: Character, Integrity Easter Faith Inspiration Jesus Media Movies Racism and Inequality

The Journey Begins by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   February 17, 2021)
Ash Wednesday is the start of Lent…
Topics: Christian Life Easter Holidays Jesus Religion

There are 16 more items for the category Faith, Religion & Spirituality and the Easter topic...See the whole list

Government & Politics

 1 record found

The Motorcade and the Parade by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 5, 2009)
Obama's reception in London is no Palm Sunday parade…
Topics: Current Events, News Easter Politics


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The Lenten Journey by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 20, 2021)
Celebrating a somber season of trust…
Topics: Easter Faith Grace Holidays Trust

Top ten things I (Jim) am giving up for Lent by James N. Watkins

(Faith   February 22, 2016)
After a humorous top-ten list, perhaps like Jim there is something you would really like to give up for Lent...and beyond…
Topics: Christian Life Easter Religion

Easter Cartoons by James N. Watkins

(Faith   February 11, 2016)
An Easter basket full of entertainment and encouragement…
Topics: Christian Life Easter Faith Holidays Humor Jesus

Easter Bonnets (Revisted) by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 5, 2015)
Only for those under 8 or over 80?…
Topics: Clothing & Fashion Easter

An Easter Bunny and an Easter Story Worth Remembering by Rusty Wright

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 5, 2015)
Have you ever seen the Easter bunny?…
Topics: Beliefs Easter Jesus

There are 12 more items for the category Holidays and the Easter topic...See the whole list


 1 record found

The Gospel According to Spring by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 22, 2015)
Mother Nature's annual Easter sermon…
Topics: Easter Seasons

News & Current Events

 3 records found

Empathy Week by George Garrison

(Faith   April 8, 2020)
A perspective on Holy Week in the midst of a global pandemic…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Easter History Jesus News Relationships Religion

A Lenten Season Like No Other by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 4, 2020)
How the coronavirus has impacted our preparation for Easter…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Easter Faith News Religion

An UNHOLY Holy Week by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 25, 2016)
What Jerusalem and Brussells share in common…
Topics: Easter Faith Terrorism Tragedy


 1 record found

Zooming in On Someone Else by George Garrison

(Connections   April 1, 2021)
A Maundy Thursday look at what the pandemic has done to the way we focus our lives…
Topics: Civility Communication Contemplation, Insight COVID-19 Easter Faith Love Relationships

Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

The Sounds of Spring by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 17, 2010)
They are about to be heard in your favorite ball park…
Topics: Baseball Easter Sports


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Nor Easter Alert by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 18, 2018)
A troubling forecast for a nation in need of God…
Topics: Change Easter Faith Religion Social Movements Spirituality, Seeking God Trends