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

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Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 25 records found

Unmasking Our Hope this Easter by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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

How You Say It is More Important Than What You Say by Bill Nichols

(February 26, 2021)
Don't throw away good 'food'…
Topics: Christian Life Communication Faith Language, Meaning Relationships

Why? Why? Why? by James N. Watkins

(August 15, 2020)
Facing the pandemic's toll of doubt…
Topics: Christian Life Circumstances, Life Events Coping COVID-19 Faith Loss & Grieving

Winds of Love and Hate by James N. Watkins

(May 29, 2020)
Point-counterpoint on Pentecost Sunday and the role of Christians in today's divided world…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Character, Integrity Christian Life Faith Jesus Love Religion Social Issues

Gone Missing? by Rusty Wright

(April 24, 2020)
God and coronavirus…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Faith God Relationships

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Government & Politics

 1 record found

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

(January 20, 2021)
A reminder on this Inauguration Day in the U.S. of the biblical admonition to pray for our leaders…
Topics: Faith Government History Politics Prayer Voting & Elections

Health & Wellness

 1 record found

Amazing Breakthroughs by Bill Nichols

(January 6, 2016)
Medical breakthroughs in 2015 give us reason to think about becoming 'instruments of breakthrough' in 2016…
Topics: Achievements Faith Health Care Hopes & Dreams Inspiration News Opportunity


 6 records found

The Christmas Story in Chronological Order by James N. Watkins

(December 15, 2019)
Putting the events surrounding Jesus' birth in perspective…
Topics: Bible Christmas Faith God Holidays Holiday Season Jesus Religion

Easter Cartoons by James N. Watkins

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

The Longing for Light by David Noreen

(December 13, 2015)
An Advent reflection inspired by a single candle in the absolute darkness of a cave…
Topics: Bible Christmas Faith Holidays Holiday Season

Celebrating Light from Chosen People Ministries

(December 6, 2015)
The Jewish Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah, or Festival of Lights) celebrates a miracle and turning point in Jewish history…
Topics: Faith Hanakkuh Holidays Holiday Season Religion

Does the Christmas Story Still Matter? by Rusty Wright

(December 6, 2015)
Christmas often means time with family, hectic shopping, parties, cards and gifts. But what about the first Christmas? The answer may surprise you…
Topics: Christmas Faith Holidays Holiday Season Jesus

Getting Ready for Christmas by David Noreen

(November 29, 2015)
Advent is a season of preparation for Christmas, helping us to "keep" Christmas in our hearts. May we be kept in its hope…
Topics: Christmas Faith Holidays Holiday Season


 3 records found

The Strength to Soar by George Garrison

(April 30, 2020)
Rejuvenation and hope as we wait for the pandemic to end…
Topics: Character, Integrity Coping Courage COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration

Generosity by Stu Johnson

(February 15, 2018)
It's more than money…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Christian Life Discipline Faith Financial Service Values Volunteer

Earth's Oldest Car Teaches Great Lesson by Bill Nichols

(February 27, 2016)
Big ventures start with seemingly insignificant small steps…
Topics: Christian Life Faith History Inspiration

Life Events

 4 records found

In This World You Will Have Trouble by James N. Watkins

(March 19, 2019)
When you think things can't get worse…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Coping Faith Inspiration Trouble

Comfortable Saying I Don't Know? by Bill Nichols

(December 21, 2018)
For some it's a hard lesson to learn…
Topics: Christian Life Communication Faith God Relationships

Stepping Out in Faith by Stu Johnson

(May 5, 2018)
Discovering the meaning of faith in stories from life's journey…
Topics: Christian Life Circumstances, Life Events Courage Faith God Inspiration Jesus Prayer Religion Values

Luck and Success by Stu Johnson

(April 4, 2018)
How would you descrbe your life journey?…
Topics: Attitudes Beliefs Choices and Decision Making Coping Faith Hopes & Dreams Optimal Aging

News & Current Events

 2 records found

'It' is Not 'Christian' by James N. Watkins

(March 26, 2021)
The difference between individuals and organizations claiming to be Christian…
Topics: Beliefs Character, Integrity Christian Life Faith News Religion Scandal

Christian Leaders Behaving Badly by Rusty Wright

(February 25, 2021)
Why should anyone embrace their faith?…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Ethics & Morality Faith Jesus News Relationships Religion Scandal


 1 record found

Grace by George Garrison

(July 17, 2020)
The believer's gift to a Covid-crazed world…
Topics: Character, Integrity Civility COVID-19 Current Events, News Disaster Disease Faith God Grace Inspiration News Relationships