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 1 record found

Picture Dorian Gray by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   September 7, 2019)
Paying respect to the twisting winds of summer…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Coping Disaster Nature News Seasons Weather

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 3 records found

Summer Sundays by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 11, 2022)
Summer getaways allow for creative Sunday worship experiences…
Topics: Faith Family Leisure Lifestyle, General Seasons Worship

The Season of Harvest by Leona Bergstrom

(My World   October 8, 2021)
Lessons of life and faith from my Grandma…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Faith Family Learning Memories Seasons

A Sermon in a Cherry Tree by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 25, 2017)
The arrival of Spring trumpets the truth of Easter…
Topics: Easter Inspiration Nature Seasons


 4 records found

It's Summertime! by Leona Bergstrom

(My World   July 22, 2022)
It's fun to remember summers past, but there's still much to look forward to now…
Topics: Hopes & Dreams Memories Opportunity Optimal Aging Seasons

In the Bleak Midwinter (revisited) by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 22, 2022)
A hymn for the hum-drum days of winter…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Seasons

My Mother Told Me and Now I''ll Tell You by Garrison Keillor

(My World   January 20, 2022)
The days are getting longer and the skies are brighter. . . that is a good thing…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Memories Relationships Seasons

Whatever the Weather by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   July 28, 2018)
Submitting to the power of mother nature…
Topics: Nature Seasons Weather

Health & Wellness

 1 record found

Coping with Another Tough Winter by Brad Stulberg / GO.com

(Health & Wellness   January 22, 2022)
5 strategies from the latest research in psychology, neuroscience, and sociology that have a lot to say about getting through hard times…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Coping COVID-19 Research Seasons Weather


 1 record found

Welcome Summer by James N. Watkins

(My World   June 5, 2020)
Time out for a lighter look at life before COVID-19…
Topics: COVID-19 Humor Lifestyle, General Memories Seasons Social Activities

Life Events

 2 records found

The Longest Night by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 10, 2021)
Longing for a new day to dawn…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight Coping Faith Holiday Season Loneliness Seasons

The Changing Seasons compiled by Leona Bergstrom

(My World   October 16, 2021)
Words to contemplate as we move into Autumn…
Topics: Change Circumstances, Life Events Nature Seasons Wisdom


 6 records found

Let's Hear It for Spring by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 23, 2022)
The beauty of spring is indescribable…
Topics: Nature Seasons

In Praise of the Master Artist by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 27, 2021)
A celebration of Springtime…
Topics: Beauty God Inspiration Nature Seasons

True Colors Shining Through by James N. Watkins

(My World   September 25, 2020)
Thoughts for the autumn years as well as the season…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Inspiration Nature Optimal Aging Photography Seasons Writing

The Wrong Order! by Stu Johnson

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 24, 2015)
A mixed up holiday season…
Topics: Holidays Seasons Weather

The Gospel According to Spring by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 22, 2015)
Mother Nature's annual Easter sermon…
Topics: Easter Seasons

Old Man Winter's Icy Grip by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 12, 2014)
Learning to accept what life hands us…
Topics: Coping Seasons Weather

News & Current Events

 1 record found

Summer Really is Getting Hotter by Tara Yharlagadda / Inverse

(Health & Wellness   July 16, 2022)
How to prepare and stay cool…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Coping Nature News Optimal Aging Seasons Trends Wellness

Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

The Pennant Race in Autumn by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   September 24, 2016)
Why this time of year awakens my inner child…
Topics: Baseball Seasons Sports