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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Aging, General

 1 record found

Facing Bad News by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   February 25, 2007)
Lessons from the story of Todd and Grandpa Eric…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Coping Tragedy

Arts & Entertainment

 1 record found

A Tribute to a One-Armed Organist by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 9, 2009)
Remembering Mark Thallander's near-fatal accident six years later…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Coping Music Tragedy Tribute, Testimony


 4 records found

Hope Refuses to be Buried by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 24, 2010)
What is missing from Haiti's landfills?
Topics: Faith Hopes & Dreams Tragedy

Sleeping Where Rodents Breed by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 17, 2010)
A prayer for the victims in Haiti…
Topics: Nature Prayer Tragedy

Faith Quakes by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 17, 2010)
Surviving 7.0 doubt…
Topics: Beliefs Faith Nature Tragedy

Global Mourning of Olympic Porportions by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 25, 2008)
Two natural disasters bring us to our knees…
Topics: Nature Tragedy

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 4 records found

Help, Lord, the World is Upside Down! by Stu Johnson

(My World   November 10, 2017)
Keeping perspective when nothing seems right in the world…
Topics: Bible Coping Crisis Disaster Faith God Loss & Grieving Social Issues Tragedy

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

I'm Not Ashamed by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   October 17, 2016)
Columbine victim's inspiring story…
Topics: Christian Life History Inspiration Movies Tragedy

Paradise Lost by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   October 15, 2006)
The killing of Amish schoolgirls is evidence of a fallen world…
Topics: Current Events, News Faith Tragedy


 7 records found

Nineteen Years Since September 11 by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   September 11, 2020)
How the worst brought out the best…
Topics: Courage History Inspiration Memory (failing, improving) Terrorism Tragedy Tribute, Testimony

Memories of 9/11 by James N. Watkins

(My World   September 11, 2020)
Thoughts from the days immediately following the attacks to years later…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight History Memories Terrorism Tragedy Tribute, Testimony

A Day of Infamy (Revisited) by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 10, 2016)
Pondering Pearl Harbor 75 years later…
Topics: History Tragedy Tribute, Testimony War

Deepwater Horizon Movie by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   September 24, 2016)
Horror, heroism, fear and faith…
Topics: Coping Courage History Movies News Tragedy

Reflections on September 11 by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   September 11, 2016)
Looking back and looking forward…
Topics: History Terrorism Tragedy Tribute, Testimony

Plunder by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   July 31, 2016)
The battle to preserve history…
Topics: History News Tragedy

Deadly Lessons from Jonestown by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 23, 2008)
What Jim Jones continues to teach us…
Topics: Birthdays & Annivesaries History Tragedy


 1 record found

In the Bleak Midwinter by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 15, 2007)
The title of a timeless carol describes this time of year (every year)…
Topics: Christmas Holidays Holiday Season Tragedy

News & Current Events

 37 records found

Modern Day Slavery by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   June 20, 2020)
Trafficking is a world-wide evil that happens in our own backyards—and you can join the fight against it…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment George Floyd History News Relationships Social Issues Tragedy

Remembering Kobe Bryant by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   February 1, 2020)
A prayerful reflection…
Topics: Basketball News Sports Tragedy Tribute, Testimony

A Patriot Day Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   September 11, 2019)
Praying to Father God for Mother Liberty…
Topics: History Prayer Terrorism Tragedy Tribute, Testimony Unity, Unified

Remembering 9/11 by James N. Watkins

(My World   September 11, 2019)
A collection of thoughts on this day of remembrance…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight History Loss & Grieving Memories Terrorism Tragedy Tribute, Testimony

No, Not Again by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 10, 2019)
The madness must stop
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment News Tragedy

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 2 records found

Responding to Disasters: What You Should and Shouldn't Say by Bill Nichols

(Faith   February 21, 2016)
Helping victims of disaster cope with the loss and questions…
Topics: Christian Life Coping Disaster Relationships Tragedy

Your Crisis is Only Part of the Picture by Bill Nichols

(Health & Wellness   February 9, 2016)
We often get defined by our crises, but need to see a bigger picture…
Topics: Character, Integrity Coping Crisis Tragedy Wellness


 1 record found

A Tragic Trend by James N. Watkins

(Health & Wellness   August 24, 2019)
When you or a friend are contemplating suicide…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Coping Fears, Concerns Future Loneliness Social Issues Stress Tragedy Trends Trouble Wellness