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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14 articles found.

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Disaster

 1 record found

Picture Dorian Gray by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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



Education

 1 record found

Oh, the Places You Will Go by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(June 9, 2018)
A poem for high school graduates (with apologies to D. Seuss)…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Education Future Hopes & Dreams



Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 3 records found

A COVID Hymn for Churches by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(September 19, 2020)
God's promises in the midst of pandemic…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Faith Grace Racism and Inequality Relationships Worship


Oh, the Places You'll Go by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(January 18, 2020)
How Dr. Seuss would paraphrase Philippians 4…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Choices and Decision Making Circumstances, Life Events Faith


A Godwink Defined by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(December 7, 2019)
Making sense of the coincidences of life…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events God Metaphors, Life Lessons



General

 1 record found

The Challenges and Chances of Change by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(October 9, 2021)
Announcing a coming change…
Topics: Change Circumstances, Life Events Coping Opportunity



Holidays

 1 record found

In One Year and Out the Other by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(December 31, 2015)
A New Year's Eve prayer…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Holidays Holiday Season New Year's Prayer



Life Events

 5 records found

Lessons from the Fall by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(September 10, 2022)
Favorite Jim Ryan failed to qualify for his event in the Munich Olympics 50 years ago…
Topics: Character, Integrity Circumstances, Life Events Coping Faith History Leadership Sports


A Letter from a Father in Heaven by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(July 9, 2022)
Loving thoughts to a daughter from out of this world…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Faith Family Relationships


Graduating from the School of Hard Knocks by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(June 25, 2022)
Chalking up the lessons of life to the experiences of daily living…
Topics: Character, Integrity Circumstances, Life Events Learning


Weeping with Those Who Weep by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(February 10, 2022)
Who can you comfort today?…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Comfort & Consolation Compassion Faith Inspiration Relationships


Dealing with the Cards You're Dealt by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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



News & Current Events

 2 records found

Another Wake-up Call by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(February 27, 2021)
A wounded Tiger contemplates his future…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Future Golf News Sports Trouble


Borderline Disaster by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(June 29, 2019)
Haunted by the heartache of the immigrant crisis…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Government Policy, Policy Formation Social Issues Social Movements Tragedy