Lead contributor Greg Asimakoupoulos expresses his perspective on current events and life in general through verse. We have used Greg's weekly expressions since SeniorLifesytle began in 2006 and borrowed (with permission) the "Rhymes & Reasons" title used on the Partial Observer website where his work still appears.

The updated SeniorLIfestyle site includes all of the Rhymes & Reasons we have used since April 2006. 

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Faith, Religion & Spirituality

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An Invitation to Dance by Greg Asimakoupoulos

'Peace, Be Still' by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Top Ten Bible Verses Donald Trump (and Other Contenders) May Want to Read by James N. Watkins

A Photgrpahic Memory with Spiritual Implications by Greg Asimakoupoulos

An Invitation to a Homecoming by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Let's Hear it for LOVE! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Crown Awaits by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Mirror Christianty by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Wardrobe in Disguise by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Grazeland or Graceland by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Palm Sunday Reflections by Greg Asimakoupoulos

When God Speaks by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Thanks to Lutherans I Skipped Ballet by Garrison Keillor

A Time for Jesus by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Putting Faith in Action During the 40 Days of Lent by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Winds of Wilmore by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Jesus Revolution Movie by Rusty Wright

Reflections on Groundhog Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A New Thanksgiving Hymn by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Prayer for All-Saints Sunday by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Remembering a Pioneer of Peace by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Memories of My First Pastor by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Skookum, Santa, and the Searching Eyes of God by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Summer Sundays by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Ultimate Godwink! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

It is a God Friday by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Master's Palm Sunday by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Faith Invites Us on a Journey by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Waiting to Worship by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Sitting by a Cozy Fireplace by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Please Breathe On Me by George Garrison

'The Chosen' Jesus TV Series by Rusty Wright

The Year of the Lion by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Finding God in 'It's a Wondferul Life' by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Lesson in Trust by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Grace and Faith by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Listening for Aslan in Everyday Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Season of Harvest by Leona Bergstrom

On Each Continent We Worship by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Tending the Family Tree by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Cross is Our Ground Zero by Greg Asimakoupoulos

But Wait! There's More!! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Will You Get a Do-Over? by James N. Watkins

Christmas in July—and All Year Round by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Nomadland is Not New by Richard Bergstrom

New Type of Worship Center by Dan Seagren

Can You Love Christ and Hate His Church? by James N. Watkins

A Library of Devotional Classics by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Easter is Breaking by Greg Asimakoupoulos

They Don't Make Them Like They Used To by James N. Watkins

Unmasking Our Hope this Easter by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Mark Burnett's Resurrection Movie by Rusty Wright

Growing My Faith in the Face of Death by Timothy Keller / The Atlantic

How You Say It is More Important Than What You Say by Bill Nichols

The Journey Begins by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Forty Days of Hope and Humor by James N. Watkins

Ministry Reimagined by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Thirst-Quenching Heavenly Reign by George Garrison

A COVID Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Mystery of the Manger by George Garrison

Nine Months by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Thankful for What Hasn't Changed by George Garrison

Looking Up in a Lockdown by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A COVID Hymn for Churches by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Un-Taming the Tension by George Garrison

Why? Why? Why? by James N. Watkins

Here is the Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Like a Mighty Wind, God's Spirit by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Winds of Love and Hate by James N. Watkins

The Admonition to be Still by George Garrison

Two Gifts Nobody Wants by Bill Nichols

Gone Missing? by Rusty Wright

The Christ of the Empty Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Perplexed . . . but not Despairing by George Garrison

Easter Morning 2020 by James N. Watkins

When God Draws Near by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Dawn of a New Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Holy Week to Remember by James N. Watkins

Finding Hope in the Midst of Fear submitted by Stu Johnson

I Still Believe Movie by Rusty Wright

When Praises Turn to Ashes by James N. Watkins

Secular Religion by Dan Seagren

Feeling inadequate, unequipped, in the dark? by James N. Watkins

Oh, the Places You'll Go by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Godwink Defined by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Tale of the Flameless Taper by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Sharing Love, Giving Hope by Greg Asimakoupoulos

By George, Would Jesus? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Can We Really Do 'Everything'? by James N. Watkins

OT vs NT by Dan Seagren

Dark Night of the Soul by James N. Watkins

Run the Race Movie by Rusty Wright

How to Walk on Water by James N. Watkins

Joyful and Triumphant by Stu Johnson

Have a God-Directed New Year by James N. Watkins

My Life as a Human Tetherball by James N. Watkins

So What Does an 'Open and Affirming' Church Mean? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Bible Says by Stu Johnson

Gluttony by Stu Johnson

A National Day of Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Here at the Cross by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Prayer for the Washington State Legislature by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Samson Movie by Rusty Wright

Bloom Where You're Planted by Stu Johnson

A Hymn for the American Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos

What Next? by Stu Johnson

Banning King David? by James N. Watkins

Joseph, Did You Know? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Baby Maggie Needed to Breathe by Bill Nichols

Salvador Mundi by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Head in the Clouds by Stu Johnson

Why Eat? by Dan Seagren

Help, Lord, the World is Upside Down! by Stu Johnson

An All Saints Day Tribute by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Mighty Fortress was His God by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Reformation Day or Restoration Day? by James N. Watkins

Remembering Mother Teresa by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Solar Eclipse for the Ages by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Modern Religion by Dan Seagren

Ancient Times by Dan Seagren

God, Bless America Again by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Jonah Movie by Rusty Wright

Friended by God by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Case for Christ Movie by Rusty Wright

A Sermon in a Cherry Tree by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Yardsticks by Dan Seagren

The Lord is My Musher by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Shack Movie Review by Rusty Wright

Dreaming by Dan Seagren

New Plans by James N. Watkins

I'm Not Ashamed by Rusty Wright

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

Ben Hur Remake by Rusty Wright

How Can You Hang in There? by Bill Nichols

Christ the Redeemer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Twenty-Third Psalm (Hawaiian style) by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Gospel According to Eight Ball by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Worth More Than Mona Lisa by Bill Nichols

The Singer and the Pastor by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Finding an Uncluttered World by Bill Nichols

Our Father in Heaven by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Who is On Your Mean-the-Most List? by Bill Nichols

Superhero Rumble by Rusty Wright

Don't Miss Your Life-Defining Moments by Bill Nichols

Miracles from Heaven movie: Astonishing outcomes by Rusty Wright

Wish Hard, Dream Big by Bill Nichols

What Did He Know and When Did He Know It? by Rusty Wright

Where Did He Go? by Rusty Wright

Pray Without Ceasing: What? Submitted by Stu Johnson

Pray Without Ceasing: How? Submitted by Stu Johnson

Walking on Water by James N. Watkins

Is Faith and Forgiveness Confusing? by Bill Nichols

My Favorite Songs of Hope and Humor by James N. Watkins

Style or Substance? by Dan Seagren

Has God Abandoned You? by James N. Watkins

FaceTime with the Pope by Greg Asimakoupoulos

90 Minutes in Heaven MovieThe popular book by Don Piper becomes a movie by Rusty Wright

Faithful GuidesEmbracing the Next Generation by Stu Johnson

Lost Without a Map by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Only One Thing Matters by David Noreen

Christianity in Crisis by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Prayer for High School Graduates by Greg Asimakoupoulos

God, Bless America Again by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Gospel According to a Dandelion by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Prayer for Pope Francis by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Weight of Waiting by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Winds of Change in the Vatican by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Big Bird in Rome by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Tribute to America's Pastors by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Ultimate Olympic Champion by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Lessons from a Blender Lid by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Trip of a Lifetime by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Forget You, Pat Robertson! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Another Father's Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Death's Comeuppance by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Heaven's Valentine by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Candid Imagination by Dan Seagren

Me, Go to Church? by Dan Seagren

Yes, Virginia, There's a God by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Promised Feast by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Him Behind the Hymn by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Gift That Keeps on Giving by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Facebook: The Original Version by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Capitol Phenomenon by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Transformed for Service by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Sensitivity by Dan Seagren

Mi Casa, Su Casa by Greg Asimakoupoulos

We Bow Before Thee God of Our Great Nation by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Dreams and Visions by Natalie Ray

The Legacy of the Bible by Dan Seagren

It's Complicated by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Oral Interpretation by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Afterlife by Dan Seagren

Endangered Species by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Many Varieties by Dan Seagren

A Blueprint for All Religions by Dan Seagren

Abba Father, We Adore You by Greg Asimakoupoulos

My Church May Not Be Your Church by Dan Seagren

Post Christian Nation by Dan Seagren

Divine Refuge by Dan Seagren

The Fellowship of Feet by Greg Asimakoupoulos

God Remains by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Religious Nuts by Dan Seagren

Tough Sledding by Dan Seagren

Short Sermons by Dan Seagren

A Ruthless Pursuit of God by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Why I Believe by Dan Seagren

God and Secondary Gods by Dan Seagren

`E-mail from Heaven by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Sunday Morning at the Church of St. Relevancy by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Where in the World is God? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Declaring Common Trust in God by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Switching by Dan Seagren

Why Bother? by Dan Seagren

Doubts and Doubters by Dan Seagren

The New Ten Commandments by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The National Daze of Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

You Don';t Know Jack by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Road Less Traveled by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Grave Mistake by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There's Something About Mary by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Paradise Lost by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Goodness, Gracious, It's St. Tenacious by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Cramming for Finals by Dan Seagren

You've Got Mail! (revisited) by Greg Asimakoupoulos