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Aging, General

 5 records found

'It is what it is' by Ken Potts


(My World   September 15, 2019)
The truth behind the phrase…
Topics: Change Communication Language, Meaning Metaphors, Life Lessons Relationships


50th Reunion Spurs Memories by Ken Potts


(Connections   July 21, 2019)
Thoughts of the 'In' crowd…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight Education Friends & Neighbnors Memories Relationships Social Activities


Passing the Torch by Ken Potts


(Connections   April 7, 2019)
Why the older generation must prepare to pass the torch to the young…
Topics: Future Optimal Aging Planning Relationships


Millennial/Xennial by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 2, 2018)
A new "micro-generation"?…
Topics: Demographics Relationships Trends


Surviving or Thriving? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 20, 2017)
It's not just money…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Family Friends & Neighbnors Hopes & Dreams Learning Lifestyle, General Optimal Aging Relationships Values



Arts & Entertainment

 1 record found

And the Oscar Goes to . . . by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 2, 2019)
Who is most deserving of our applause?…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Character, Integrity Lifestyle, General Movies Relationships



Communication

 7 records found

The Truth About Lying by James N. Watkins


(Connections   August 7, 2020)
Don't destroy your credibility—check the facts and the Good Book!…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Communication COVID-19 Current Events, News Fraud Language, Meaning Media News Relationships Social Issues Social Media Trust Writing


Life's Too Complex… by Ken Potts


(Connections   October 13, 2019)
…for 'bumper sticker' philosophies…
Topics: Communication Relationships Writing


'Winning' an Argument by Ken Potts


(Connections   June 30, 2019)
It's not always the mot important thing…
Topics: Civility Communication Relationships


Learning from others takes finding common ground by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Travel   August 17, 2016)
Lessons from a trip to Greece…
Topics: Communication History Learning Relationships Religion Travel


What Do I Say? Submitted by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   June 29, 2016)
How to talk to someone who has Alzheimer's…
Topics: Communication Coping Disease Relationships


Listening by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 6, 2016)
Some practical tips on the art of listening…
Topics: Communication Relationships Wellness


Is Talk Cheap? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 27, 2015)
When I heard that certain people (mostly youth) spend too much time texting rather than talking, I was not surprised…
Topics: Communication Relationships Social Media Technology



Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 13 records found

Here is the Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 25, 2020)
A new look at a childhood finger play…
Topics: Change Christian Life Coping COVID-19 Faith Jesus Relationships


Gone Missing? by Rusty Wright


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


I Still Believe Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   March 6, 2020)
True love, rough roads…
Topics: Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Coping Faith Love Media Movies Music Relationships


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


By George, Would Jesus? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 12, 2019)
How would the rabbi from Nazareth relate to Ellen DeGeneres?…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Communication Faith Jesus Relationships


There are 8 more items for this category and the Relationships topic...See the whole list


Financial

 2 records found

Scams that Prey on the Elderly By Miriam Cross


(Finance and Legal   July 3, 2020)
Six scams that target older Americans…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Financial Fraud Lies, Deception, Scams Relationships Risk


Gambling by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 10, 2019)
Looking at a popular senior activity…
Topics: Financial Leisure Relationships Risk Social Activities Trends



General

 4 records found

The State of My Conflicted Heart by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 22, 2019)
A prayer when life doesn't rhyme…
Topics: Current Events, News Dysfunctional, Broken Government Relationships Social Issues Trends


From Womb to Tomb by James N. Watkins


(My World   January 18, 2019)
All lives matter, all the time…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Faith Health Care History Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


Let's Hear It for Culture by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 25, 2017)
A call to understanding not agreement…
Topics: Change Relationships Values


Let's Seize the Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 25, 2017)
A reaction to death's too frequent surprise visits…
Topics: Dying and Death Opportunity Optimal Aging Relationships



Government & Politics

 1 record found

A Call for Respect by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 4, 2018)
Lessons from the State of the Union
Topics: Character, Integrity Civility Communication Government News Relationships



Health & Wellness

 8 records found

Wear a Mask! by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 11, 2020)
A pandemic plea for courtesty…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease News Relationships Wellness


Caution During Reopening by Abby Haglage, yahoo!Life


(Health & Wellness   June 13, 2020)
CDC provides new guidance to avoid COVD-19 surge during reopening
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease George Floyd News Relationships Wellness


Silence by Dan Seagren


(Health & Wellness   September 8, 2019)
It can be golden, but…
Topics: Coping Health Care Relationships Wellness


I Forgot! by Ken Potts


(Health & Wellness   January 27, 2019)
Humility grows as memory fades…
Topics: Coping Memory (failing, improving) Optimal Aging Relationships Wellness


The Dilemma of Dementia by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 22, 2017)
A call to compassion…
Topics: Compassion Health Care Memory (failing, improving) Relationships


There are 3 more items for this category and the Relationships topic...See the whole list


History

 1 record found

Checking Out the Green Book by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 26, 2019)
The book that inspired a movie (eighty years later)…
Topics: History Media Minorities Movies Relationships Social Issues Social Movements



Holidays

 11 records found

A Prayer for the Divided States of America by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 3, 2020)
Interceding for Uncle Sam…
Topics: Current Events, News George Floyd History Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) News Prayer Relationships Social Issues Social Unrest, Division Values


A Father's Day Wish List by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 20, 2020)
What I pray for my progeny…
Topics: Family Father's Day Holidays Hopes & Dreams Prayer Relationships


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


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


All I Want for Christmas by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 1, 2018)
Confessions of a grief-stricken grinch…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Compassion Dying and Death Holidays Holiday Season Loneliness Loss & Grieving Relationships


There are 6 more items for this category and the Relationships topic...See the whole list


Housing and Living Options

 2 records found

Senior Home Sharing by Susan Diddle (submitted by Stu Johnson)


(Finance and Legal   July 23, 2016)
Providing family life in an affordable setting…
Topics: Financial Housing Lifestyle, General Relationships


Exploring Cohousing by Stu Johnson


(Finance and Legal   February 24, 2016)
Looking at housing options, starting with cohousing…
Topics: Housing Optimal Aging Relationships Social Issues Trends



Inspiration

 1 record found

Overcomer Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   August 17, 2019)
What defines you?…
Topics: Christian Life Courage Faith Inspiration Movies Relationships Sports Values



Life Events

 5 records found

Wasting Time Kristin Wong


(My World   March 4, 2020)
The biggest wastes of time we regret when we get older…
Topics: Discipline Relationships Values


He Faced Death this Week by Bill Nichols


(Health & Wellness   September 1, 2019)
It made be think…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Comfort & Consolation Contemplation, Insight Coping Dying and Death Disease Fears, Concerns Relationships Wellness


The Waiting Room by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 13, 2019)
Experiencing the emotion of a mother's last days…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight Dying and Death Faith Family Relationships


Comfortable Saying I Don't Know? by Bill Nichols


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


Joy While Grieving by Bill Nichols


(Health & Wellness   November 20, 2017)
Reflections on the loss of a dear friend…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death Faith Loss & Grieving Relationships



News & Current Events

 18 records found

Superspreading COVID-19 Submitted by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   July 25, 2020)
Events propel the coronavirus pandemic…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease Lifestyle, General News Relationships Social Issues


A World of Blessing by Stu Johnson


(My World   July 16, 2020)
People unite in virtual choirs to bless cities, countries, the world…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Comfort & Consolation COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith God Innovation, Invention, Creativity Inspiration Music News Relationships


Explaining White Privilege By Lori Lakin Hutcherson


(My World   June 26, 2020)
An honest response to a white friend…
Topics: Current Events, News George Floyd History News Relationships Social Issues Social Movements Trends Values


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


It's Time to Take a Stand by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 13, 2020)
Contrasting two Georges…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News George Floyd News Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


There are 13 more items for this category and the Relationships topic...See the whole list


Relationships

 70 records found

Changing Racist Hearts (5) by Rusty Wright


(Connections   July 23, 2020)
Abolishing the slave trade…
Topics: Change Crime, Justice, Punishment George Floyd Government History Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


Grace by George Garrison


(Faith   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


White, 'woke' . . . and 'privileged' by James N. Watkins


(My World   July 10, 2020)
Boyhood memories stir thoughts on racism and privilege today…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News George Floyd History News Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


Changing Racist Hearts (4) by Rusty Wright


(Connections   July 8, 2020)
'Amazing Grace' hymnwriter's racist past…
Topics: Beliefs Change Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News George Floyd History News Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


Your Church May Be Prejudiced by James N. Watkins


(Faith   June 26, 2020)
The top ten signs have not changed in twenty years…
Topics: Change Current Events, News George Floyd History News Relationships Religion Social Issues


There are 65 more items for this category and the Relationships topic...See the whole list


Technology

 1 record found

Look Who Just Turned Fifteen by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 9, 2019)
Mark Zuckerberg's baby is growing up…
Topics: Communication Internet News Popular Culture Relationships Science & Technology Social Media Social Movements Technology



Tragedy

 1 record 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



Volunteer

 1 record found

Happy May Day! by James N. Watkins


(My World   May 1, 2017)
Sneaking around to do good deeds…a tradition in need of revival…
Topics: Memories Relationships Service Volunteer



Work, Employment

 1 record found

Am I a 'Feminist'? Yes and no! by James N. Watkins


(My World   March 10, 2016)
Happy International Women's Day!…
Topics: Opportunity Relationships Social Issues Trends Work