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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103 articles found. You can use the search filter form above to narrow your search

QUICK VIEW  Sorted by category, post date (newest to oldest) and title
Click on Category name to expand details within category, or on item title to view article

To change sort order or make another search, modify the form above

Arts & Entertainment

 2 records found

War Room MovieFacing life's problems with the power of prayer by Rusty Wright

John Travolta's Dave with Sorrow by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Disaster

 4 records found

Rain, Rain, Go Away by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Haunted by the Headlines by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Prayer for Oso by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Sleeping Where Rodents Breed by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Education

 1 record found

A Step of Faith by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 17 records found

Tending the Family Tree by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A COVID Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A National Day of Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Prayer for the Washington State Legislature by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Bloom Where You're Planted by Stu Johnson

There are 12 more items for the category Faith, Religion & Spirituality and the Prayer topic...See the whole list


General

 1 record found

Through the Years by James N. Watkins


Government & Politics

 12 records found

Life versus Love by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Inauguration Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

You Want Me to Pray for Whom? by James N. Watkins

A Prayer for Lawmakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Praying for a Dictator by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 7 more items for the category Government & Politics and the Prayer topic...See the whole list


Health & Wellness

 3 records found

A Vaccine Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Corona Virus Fear by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Big Black Dog by Greg Asimakoupoulos


History

 4 records found

Celebrating Dependence Day by James N. Watkins

The Forgotten Sunday by Stu Johnson

The Missing Message in Dunkirk by Greg Asimakoupoulos

D is for Daring by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Holidays

 19 records found

One for the Books by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Thanksgiving to Remember by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Prayer for the Divided States of America by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Father's Day Wish List by Greg Asimakoupoulos

2020 Vision by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 14 more items for the category Holidays and the Prayer topic...See the whole list


Inspiration

 1 record found

The 33 Movie by Rusty Wright


Life Events

 1 record found

Stepping Out in Faith by Stu Johnson


Media

 1 record found

Praying with Matt Lauer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Nature

 1 record found

An Earth Day Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


News & Current Events

 33 records found

A Prayer for God's Reign by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Prayer of the Children by Kurt Bestor

Praying for a Ukrainian Mother by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Prayer for Peace by Greg Asimakoupoulos

When Life Suddenly Collapses by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 28 more items for the category News & Current Events and the Prayer topic...See the whole list


Relationships

 1 record found

A Family Reunion Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Sports & Recreation

 2 records found

Speaking of the Winter Olympics by Greg Asimakoupoulos

God, Bless Us Everyone! by Greg Asimakoupoulos