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 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

A New Year's Eve Remembrance by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 1, 2019)
Toasting friends and loved ones who have died…
Topics: History Holidays Holiday Season Memories New Year's News Tribute, Testimony

A NEW Poem about OLD Glory by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 15, 2018)
What does Francis Scott Key have to do with Flag Day?…
Topics: Holidays Patriotism Tribute, Testimony

Memorial Day at 150 Submitted by Stu Johnson

(My World   May 27, 2018)
The story behind our national holiday…
Topics: History Holidays Memorial Day Tribute, Testimony

A Prayer for Memorial Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 25, 2018)
Remembering fallen heroes with grateful hearts…
Topics: Holidays Memorial Day Prayer Service Tribute, Testimony

A Prayer for King-size Prophets by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 12, 2018)
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr with a new hymn text…
Topics: Courage History Holidays Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Social Movements Tribute, Testimony

Veterans Day by the Numbers submitted by Stu Johnson, editor

(Our World   November 9, 2017)
The 2017 profile from the U.S. Census Bureau
Topics: Demographics History Holidays Service Statistics Tribute, Testimony Veterans Day

Thanksgiving Memories by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 26, 2016)
Remembering my Mom and Dad…
Topics: Family Holidays Holiday Season Memories Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving Tribute, Testimony

Special Days by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   June 5, 2016)
Holidays that help us remember…
Topics: Father's Day Holidays Memorial Day Memories Mother's Day Relationships Tribute, Testimony

Graveyards and Memorial Stones by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 28, 2016)
Memorial Day from the Old Testament to the present…
Topics: God History Holidays Memorial Day Memories Tribute, Testimony

A Tribute to Less-Than-Perfect Saints by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   October 31, 2015)
Remembering loved ones on this All Saints Weekend…
Topics: Religion Tribute, Testimony

It's Still My Home, Sweet Home by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   July 4, 2010)
Birthday wishes to a not-so-beautiful America…
Topics: Gratitute Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) Tribute, Testimony

Remembering a Mom Prone to Forget by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 9, 2010)
A Mother's Day wish from a poet-son…
Topics: Family Holidays Mother's Day Tribute, Testimony

The First Anniversary of a Veteran's Passing by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 8, 2009)
Second thoughts on my father's death…
Topics: Dying and Death Family Tribute, Testimony Veterans

Memorial Day Reflections by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 24, 2009)
Let's not take those names for granite…
Topics: Armed Forces Holidays Memorial Day Tribute, Testimony

Fathers by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   June 15, 2008)
If my father were alive, he would call me aside and say, "Daniel, you wrote a piece on Mothers. Don’t you think you should write one on Fathers?" …
Topics: Father's Day Holidays Tribute, Testimony

Mothers by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   May 11, 2008)
A Mother's Day tribute…
Topics: Holidays Mother's Day Tribute, Testimony

Don't Take Decoration Day for Granted by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 27, 2007)
Granite headstones deserve to be decorated…
Topics: Holidays Patriotism Tribute, Testimony

Following the Doctor's Orders by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 14, 2007)
Why Dr. King's prescription for racial inequality needs to be acts on…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Holidays Social Issues Social Movements Tribute, Testimony

A New Year's Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 31, 2006)
A month by month glimpse ahead (plus a remembrance of President Gerald Ford)…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Holidays Holiday Season Inspiration New Year's Tribute, Testimony Valentine's Day