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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24 articles found.

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 1 record found

Katrina Remembered by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 29, 2010)
Fifth anniversary reflections…
Topics: Compassion Disaster Nature Service Tribute, Testimony Weather

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 1 record found

Remembering Mother Teresa by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 10, 2017)
Republishing what I wrote twenty years ago…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Christian Life Compassion Faith History Religion Service Tribute, Testimony Values


 1 record found

A Call for Compassion by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 21, 2008)
Remembering the homeless at the holidays (and everyday)…
Topics: Christmas Compassion Holidays Needy People

Health & Wellness

 2 records found

A Tribute to Wingless Angels by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(May 12, 2018)
In recognition of National Nurses Week…
Topics: Compassion Health Care Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving Tribute, Testimony Work

The Dilemma of Dementia by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 22, 2017)
A call to compassion…
Topics: Compassion Health Care Memory (failing, improving) Relationships


 3 records found

All I Want for Christmas by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 1, 2018)
Confessions of a grief-stricken grinch…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Compassion Dying and Death Holidays Holiday Season Loneliness Loss & Grieving Relationships

Operation Christmas Child by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 25, 2015)
The big truth about the little baby…
Topics: Christmas Compassion Faith Generosity Holidays Holiday Season Jesus

The Veteran on the Corner by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 11, 2012)
Looking out for the overlooked…
Topics: Compassion Veterans


 2 records found

Ringing in the New Year by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 7, 2017)
The Salvation Army bells make music all year long…
Topics: Charity Compassion Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Social Services

God Bless Them Everyone! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 23, 2012)
How Free Wheelchair Mission helps the Tiny Tims of the world…
Topics: Charity Compassion

Life Events

 1 record found

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


 1 record found

A Shepherd in Sneakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 23, 2019)
Celebrating Fred Rogers
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Communication Compassion Education History Inspiration Media Television Tribute, Testimony

News & Current Events

 9 records found

Praying for a Ukrainian Mother by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 2, 2022)
Standing with those on the run…
Topics: Compassion Crisis Family Prayer War

When Life Suddenly Collapses by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(July 10, 2021)
Reflecting on the condo collapse in South Florida…
Topics: Compassion Current Events, News Dying and Death Loss & Grieving News Prayer Tragedy

I Can't Breathe by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 6, 2020)
Why Jesus understands George Floyd…
Topics: Compassion Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Faith Jesus News Racism and Inequality Social Issues

A Prayer for Hurricane Victims by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(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

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

There are 4 more items for the category News & Current Events and the Compassion topic...See the whole list


 2 records found

I Stand for Folks of Color by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 15, 2020)
What it takes to color our world with kindness…
Topics: Communication Compassion Crime, Justice, Punishment Faith Grace Racism and Inequality Relationships Social Issues

Responding to Those Who Suffer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 27, 2018)
Lessons from Job when tragedy strikes…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Communication Compassion Inspiration Relationships


 1 record found

Make a Difference Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 28, 2012)
Changing the world one person at a time…
Topics: Compassion Service Volunteer