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Arts & Entertainment

 13 records found

Remembering a Lesser-Known Carroll by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 14, 2019)
A tribute to Carroll Spinney
Topics: Character, Integrity Education History Media Memories Television Tribute, Testimony


Remembering the Queen of Soul by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 18, 2018)
A tribute to Aretha Franklin…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Media Music News Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony


Good Night, Sweet Prince by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 30, 2016)
Remembering a musical giant…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Music News Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony


An Eagle Has Landed by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 23, 2016)
Remembering the musical artistry of Glenn Frey…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Music Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony


Clack Has Lost His Click by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 9, 2014)
Remembering Tom Magliozzi…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Tribute, Testimony

There are 8 more items for this category and the Tribute, Testimony topic...See the whole list


Disaster

 1 record found

Katrina Remembered by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 29, 2010)
Fifth anniversary reflections…
Topics: Compassion Disaster Nature Service Tribute, Testimony Weather


Education

 3 records found

Gentle Shepherds by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 7, 2015)
A tribute to kindergarten teachers…
Topics: Teaching Tribute, Testimony


Lessons I Learned in High School by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 8, 2010)
Reunion reflections and somber afterthoughts…
Topics: Education Memories Tribute, Testimony

Making the Grade by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 1, 2008)
A year-end salute to teachers…
Topics: Education Tribute, Testimony


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 6 records found

Sharing Love, Giving Hope by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 26, 2019)
A tribute to pastors for Clergy Appreciation Month…
Topics: Relationships Religion Tribute, Testimony


A Prayer for the Washington State Legislature by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 3, 2018)
Remembering Billy Graham's example…
Topics: Faith Government Prayer Tribute, Testimony


An All Saints Day Tribute by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 3, 2017)
Remembering those who left us…
Topics: Faith Family Memories Relationships Religion Tribute, Testimony


Remembering Mother Teresa by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 10, 2017)
Republishing what I wrote twenty years ago…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Christian Life Compassion Faith History Religion Service Tribute, Testimony Values


A Tribute to America's Pastors by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 14, 2012)
It's Clergy Appreciation Month…
Topics: Faith Leadership Tribute, Testimony

A Ruthless Pursuit of God by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 9, 2008)
Billy Graham celebrates his 90th birthday with his bride…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Birthdays & Annivesaries Faith Tribute, Testimony


General

 7 records found

A Toast to the Promised Land by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 24, 2019)
Celebrating the land of Israel…
Topics: Faith History Inspiration Travel Tribute, Testimony


Let's Hear it for Moms and Pops by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 25, 2017)
Celebrating Small Business Saturday in a very personal way
Topics: Books Business Tribute, Testimony


Goodbye Abby! by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 20, 2013)
A final letter to a dear lady…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Tribute, Testimony

O Canada (revisited) by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 21, 2010)
A tribute to a gold medal nation…
Topics: Current Events, News Tribute, Testimony

Put a Blue Light in Your Window by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 27, 2009)
Honoring those officers killed in the line of duty…
Topics: Gratitute Tribute, Testimony

A Labor of Love by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 6, 2009)
A tribute to America's firefighters…
Topics: Tribute, Testimony Work

Finally Home by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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


Government & Politics

 3 records found

A 'Dear John' Letter to Senator McCain by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 1, 2018)
An expressino of thanks for a remarkable leader…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity Civility Courage Inspiration Leadership Politics Tribute, Testimony


The Lion Sleeps by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 30, 2009)
A tribute to Ted Kennedy: the prince who never would be king…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Politics Tribute, Testimony

Profiles in Courage (and Humanity) by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 30, 2009)
Facing the four Kennedy brothers head-on…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) History Politics Tribute, Testimony


Health & Wellness

 2 records found

A Tribute to Wingless Angels by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 12, 2018)
In recognition of National Nurses Week…
Topics: Compassion Health Care Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving Tribute, Testimony Work


Servants of the Most High God by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 19, 2013)
A tribute to hospice nurses…
Topics: Health Care Service Tribute, Testimony


History

 9 records found

The Beaches of Normandy by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 6, 2019)
D-Day is more than just A DAY…
Topics: History Tribute, Testimony Veterans War


D is for Daring by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 11, 2017)
Remembering those who fought on D-Day
Topics: Courage Current Events, News History Prayer Tribute, Testimony War


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


A Centennial Worth Celebrating by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 22, 2016)
Paying tribute to the Boeing Airplane Company…
Topics: History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Transportation Tribute, Testimony


Reflections on September 11 by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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


There are 4 more items for this category and the Tribute, Testimony topic...See the whole list


Holidays

 24 records found

Happy Father's Day! by James N. Watkins


(My World   June 18, 2020)
A collection of hope & humor favorites…
Topics: Family Father's Day Holidays Relationships Tribute, Testimony


Memorial Day is a Memory Jogger by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 23, 2020)
Paying tribute to those who purchased our freedom…
Topics: COVID-19 Freedom History Holidays Memorial Day Memories Service Tribute, Testimony War


A Motherless Mother's Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 9, 2020)
What I miss most about my mom…
Topics: Family Holidays Memories Mother's Day Tribute, Testimony


Happy Mother's Day 2020 by James N. Watkins


(Connections   May 7, 2020)
A collection of favorite cartoons and columns…
Topics: Family Gratitute Holidays Humor Mother's Day Relationships Tribute, Testimony


A Wall that Unites Our Nation by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 31, 2019)
With somber gratitude for the Vietnam Memorial…
Topics: History Holidays Love Memorial Day Service Tribute, Testimony War


There are 19 more items for this category and the Tribute, Testimony topic...See the whole list


Inspiration

 3 records found

Saluting Puget Sound Honor Flights by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 9, 2019)
Pledging allegiance to our veterans…
Topics: History Inspiration Service Tribute, Testimony Veterans Veterans Day War


The Gospel According to Paul by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 7, 2015)
Celebrating the legacy of Paul Harris and Rotary International
Topics: Charity Service Social Activities Tribute, Testimony


Faith of Our Fathers MovieVietnam War Healing by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   June 23, 2015)
As the nation commemorates the war's 50th anniversary, a touching new film traces its impact on two families…
Topics: Faith Inspiration Movies Tribute, Testimony War



Life Events

 1 record 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



Media

 4 records found

A Shepherd in Sneakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 23, 2019)
Celebrating Fred Rogers
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Communication Compassion Education History Inspiration Media Television Tribute, Testimony


A Tribute to Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 11, 2018)
Looking back to where it all began…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) History Media Television Tribute, Testimony


Where Have All the Newsmen Gone? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 26, 2009)
A tribute to a trio of beloved broadcasters…
Topics: Media Tribute, Testimony

Goodbye, American! by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 1, 2009)
A farewell to our nation's beloved radio newsman…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Media Tribute, Testimony


News & Current Events

 49 records found

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 8, 2020)
Remembering Regis Philbin…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity Current Events, News Faith Grace Media News Tribute, Testimony


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


The Triage Trio by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 16, 2020)
With praise for our parademics…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Disease Health Care News Risk Service Tribute, Testimony


With Praise for Saint Anthony by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 2, 2020)
A tribute to Dr. Anthony Fauci…
Topics: Character, Integrity COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease History Inspiration News Tribute, Testimony Wellness


Remembering Kobe Bryant by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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


There are 44 more items for this category and the Tribute, Testimony topic...See the whole list


Relationships

 12 records found

He Turned 21 Today by Bill Nichols


(Connections   August 26, 2019)
An occasion to pass on a family heirloom…
Topics: Family Memories Personal Issues Tribute, Testimony


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


Inspired to Serve by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 27, 2019)
Saying goodbye to a much-loved colleague…
Topics: Relationships Service Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving Tribute, Testimony Work


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 Mother's Hands by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 6, 2016)
A lasting symbol of a faithful life
Topics: Faith Family Mother's Day Tribute, Testimony


There are 7 more items for this category and the Tribute, Testimony topic...See the whole list


Sports & Recreation

 7 records found

Loyola's Most Loyal Fan by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 24, 2018)
A tribute to the team chaplain…
Topics: Basketball Faith Inspiration Optimal Aging Sports Tribute, Testimony


The Artful Dodger by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 1, 2016)
A toast to Vin Scully's amazing run…
Topics: Baseball Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Radio Sports Television Tribute, Testimony


The Greatest is Gone by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 11, 2016)
Remembering Muhammad Ali
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) News Sports Tribute, Testimony


Remembering Pat Summerall by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 21, 2013)
A tribute to this sportscaster's true value…
Topics: Grace Sports Tribute, Testimony

Remembering the Voice of the Mariners by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 14, 2010)
Seattle fans say goodbye to a hall of fame announcer…
Topics: Baseball Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Sports Tribute, Testimony

Baseball's Dress Rehearsal by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 11, 2007)
Exploring the uniform thrill of Spring Training…
Topics: Baseball Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Sports Tribute, Testimony

Game, Set, Match by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 6, 2006)
Saying thanks to Andre (the Giant) Agassi and farewell to Steve Irwin…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Sports Television Tribute, Testimony


Technology

 1 record found

Eulogizing the Orchardist by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 9, 2011)
Remembering Steve Jobs and his amazing apple crop…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Leadership Science & Technology Tribute, Testimony