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Aging, General

 4 records found

Senior Moments or Senior Block? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 13, 2007)
Some might suggest that a senior block is a first cousin to a senior moment. I might add that in reality, they probably are nearly synonymous except that not all senior moments are problems.…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Coping

Admitting the Truth by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 29, 2007)
The expression admission ranges anywhere from access to affirmation. The price of admission (even with a senior discount) may be too expensive. Admitting the truth can also be too painful.…
Topics: Change Character, Integrity Communication Coping Optimal Aging

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

Granny Flats by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 16, 2006)
Jenny was once a vibrant, intelligent and at times aggressive wife, mother and grandmother…
Topics: Change Coping Disease Health Care Housing


Arts & Entertainment

 3 records found

War Room MovieFacing life's problems with the power of prayer by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   August 21, 2015)
The Kendrick brothers (Courageous, Fireproof) return with a lively drama about a troubled middle-class family…
Topics: Coping Faith Family Prayer


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

John Travolta's Dave with Sorrow by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 11, 2009)
Reflections on the death of his teenage son…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death Popular Culture Prayer


Communication

 1 record found

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



Disaster

 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

 6 records found

Dark Night of the Soul by James N. Watkins


(My World   February 23, 2019)
Comfort from the Psalms when you feel abandoned by God…
Topics: Bible Comfort & Consolation Coping Depresson Faith God Loneliness Loss & Grieving Trouble Trust


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


God is never late but He sure is slow by James N. Watkins


(Faith   August 15, 2016)
Four reasons to build your patience while awaiting God's response to our prayers…
Topics: Christian Life Coping Faith God


How Can You Hang in There? by Bill Nichols


(Health & Wellness   August 15, 2016)
How can you remain faithful and peaceful no matter what?…
Topics: Christian Life Coping Faith Trouble


Finding an Uncluttered World by Bill Nichols


(My World   May 2, 2016)
It's simple but not easy…
Topics: Coping Faith Lifestyle, General Spirituality, Seeking God


Walking on Water by James N. Watkins


(Faith   January 29, 2016)
A lesson for our spiritual winters
Topics: Bible Coping Faith Inspiration



General

 1 record found

Survivor Lessons by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 20, 2006)
What I learned from a power outage and reality TV…
Topics: Christmas Coping Weather


Health & Wellness

 15 records found

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


Help, Lord, I'm Falling Apart! by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   October 22, 2017)
Calling on faith when your body starts to fail
Topics: Coping Disease Faith Health Care Optimal Aging Relationships Wellness


When Someone You Know Struggles with Fear, Anxiety, and Stress by Stanley Popovich


(Health & Wellness   June 26, 2016)
While professional help is paramount, there are things you can do…
Topics: Coping Depresson Fears, Concerns Relationships Wellness


Never Lose Hope Dealing with Fears and Anxieties by Stanley Popovich


(Health & Wellness   June 19, 2016)
You never know when the answers will come to your doorstep…
Topics: Coping Depresson Fears, Concerns Hopes & Dreams Wellness


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History

 1 record found

Deepwater Horizon Movie by Rusty Wright


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



Holidays

 5 records found

A Longest Night Lament by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 22, 2018)
Prayer for Blue Christmas…
Topics: Christmas Coping Depresson Faith Holidays Holiday Season


Putting the 'thanks' in Thanksgiving isn't always easy by Ken Potts


(My World   November 18, 2018)
Dealing with empty places or a less-than-bountiful table…
Topics: Coping Gratitute Holiday Season Loneliness Loss & Grieving Needy People Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving


Redesigning Your Holiday Feelings by Barbara Miklos


(Health & Wellness   November 20, 2015)
Eight tips to help make the best of the holiday season, especially if you have suffered loss or undergone significant change in the last year…
Topics: Change Christmas Coping Family Holidays Holiday Season Loss & Grieving Relationships


Busting the Ghosts of Christmas Past by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 14, 2014)
Looking out for the lost and lonely this time of year…
Topics: Christmas Coping Family Holidays Holiday Season

A Fatherless Father's Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 21, 2009)
Facing my first holiday without my dad…
Topics: Coping Family Holidays


Humor

 1 record found

It Could be Worse by James N. Watkins


(My World   April 20, 2018)
Top 10 things worse than doing your taxes…
Topics: Coping Financial Humor Taxes



Inspiration

 1 record found

Fear Not . . . by Faith Anne Spaulding


(Health & Wellness   December 5, 2015)
Confidence doesn't always come easy to us. . . . How do we gain confidence and where does it come from?
Topics: Christian Life Coping Faith Inspiration Personal Issues



Life Events

 6 records found

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


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


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


Life Flows On by Ken Potts


(My World   January 21, 2019)
How different people deal with life's flow…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Coping Courage Fears, Concerns Trouble Trust


Dealing with the Cards You're Dealt by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 25, 2018)
Life is more than just a game…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Coping Humor Metaphors, Life Lessons


Luck and Success by Stu Johnson


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


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



Nature

 2 records found

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

The Lord Remains Our Light by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 29, 2012)
When the power goes out (and worse)…
Topics: Coping Faith Nature Weather


News & Current Events

 7 records found

In Christchurch, God Forbid! by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 23, 2019)
Reflections on yet another terrorist attack^hellip;
Topics: Coping Faith News Terrorism Tragedy


A Prayer for Hurricane Victims by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 15, 2018)
Asking God to calm the storm…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Compassion Coping Disaster Faith God Nature Prayer Weather


Where is God? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 12, 2017)
Reflecting on the tragedy in a little Texas town…
Topics: Compassion Coping Crime, Justice, Punishment Faith God Grace News Tragedy


Warnings by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 8, 2017)
Finding help when tragedy strikes…
Topics: Bible Coping God News Tragedy


Shoo the News Blues by James N. Watkins


(My World   January 18, 2016)
Intervention for a news junkie…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Coping News Personal Issues


Slaughter of the Innocents (revisited) by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 16, 2012)
Wrestling with the tragedy in Connectictu…
Topics: Coping Current Events, News Dying and Death Tragedy

A Fat Boy's Big Dreams by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 19, 2012)
And the nightmares caused by bullies…
Topics: Coping Social Issues


Relationships

 3 records found

Can This Marriage be Saved? by Ken Potts


(Connections   September 1, 2019)
Tips for saying "yes" (Second of two parts)…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Coping Family Relationships Unity, Unified Values


New Life by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   October 28, 2016)
Real love, real life…
Topics: Coping Disease Inspiration Movies Relationships


On Being Widowed by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 3, 2008)
Facing the loss of a spouse…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Coping Dying and Death Family Living Alone


Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

An Audience of One by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 26, 2010)
An Olympic ice skater grieves her mother's death…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death Family Sports


Technology

 1 record found

Obsolescence by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 5, 2018)
Nothing is here to stay…
Topics: Change Computers (and other Digital devices) Coping Technology



Tragedy

 3 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


Finding Courage When Tragedy Strikes by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 8, 2014)
Reflecting on the shooting spree at my alma mater…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Coping


Travel

 1 record found

Dying for an Upgrade by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 25, 2007)
A first-class flight that was truly out of this world…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death


Trends

 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



Work, Employment

 1 record found

Fired or Promoted? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 22, 2007)
Another senior moment not to be overlooked is getting fired.…No matter how you say it, for most it is unpleasant even though perhaps expected, sooner or later.…
Topics: Coping Unemployment Work