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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 1 record found

We Cry for Justice by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 28, 2021)
Uniting Christ followers in a biblical cause…
Topics: Advocacy Christian Life Crime, Justice, Punishment Faith Legal Social Movements


 1 record found

I Have a Dream (Then and Now) by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 31, 2008)
We've come a long way in forty-five years…
Topics: History Social Movements


 3 records found

Profiles in Courage by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 22, 2020)
Celebrating the Women's Suffrage Movement…
Topics: Courage Government History News Politics Social Movements Voting & Elections

Checking Out the Green Book by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 26, 2019)
The book that inspired a movie (eighty years later)…
Topics: History Media Minorities Movies Relationships Social Issues Social Movements

Taking Stock of Woodstock by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 16, 2009)
How that concert forty years ago impacted society…
Topics: Change History Music Popular Culture Social Movements


 4 records found

Our Country Needs a King by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 19, 2019)
Longing for Martin Luther King's influence…
Topics: History Holidays Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Leadership Social Movements

A Prayer for King-size Prophets by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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

A Prince on Peace by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 18, 2009)
Reflections on Martin Luther King's 80th birthday…
Topics: History Holidays Hopes & Dreams Social Movements

Following the Doctor's Orders by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(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


 1 record found

On God's Green Earth by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 24, 2021)
Resolutions for Earth Day
Topics: Beauty God Gratitute Nature Opportunity Social Movements Values

News & Current Events

 11 records found

From Where Lincoln Sits by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 6, 2021)
Reflections on the insurrection in Washington, D.C.…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Halloween History News Politics Social Issues Social Movements Social Unrest, Division Voting & Elections

It was John's Time by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 1, 2020)
Celebrating the legacy of Congressman John Lewis…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Current Events, News Dying and Death History Leadership News Racism and Inequality Social Issues Social Movements Tribute, Testimony

The Guardians of Right by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(July 18, 2020)
Who ultimately should decide what is left?…
Topics: Current Events, News Football (American) Freedom News Racism and Inequality Social Issues Social Movements Sports

About Those Monuments by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 27, 2020)
Why attempts to revise history are risky…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News History News Racism and Inequality Social Issues Social Movements Social Unrest, Division

It's Time to Take a Stand by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 13, 2020)
Contrasting two Georges…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News News Racism and Inequality Relationships Social Issues Social Movements

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Sports & Recreation

 4 records found

Coming Together in Tokyo by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(July 24, 2021)
The most important race in the Olympics…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News History Inspiration News Relationships Social Movements Sports Unity, Unified

A Man of Means by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 23, 2021)
An Aaronic blessing to one of baseball's greatest!…
Topics: Baseball Change History Inspiration Social Movements Sports Tribute, Testimony

Just Do It, Nike! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(July 6, 2019)
A call to stand up to Colin Kaepernick…
Topics: Advertising Character, Integrity Football (American) Patriotism Social Movements Sports

I Can't Stand for This by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 1, 2017)
Reflecting on the NFL player's boycott of the National Anthem…
Topics: Football (American) News Patriotism Social Issues Social Movements Sports Values


 1 record found

Look Who Just Turned Fifteen by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 9, 2019)
Mark Zuckerberg's baby is growing up…
Topics: Communication Internet News Popular Culture Relationships Science & Technology Social Media Social Movements Technology


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Nor Easter Alert by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 18, 2018)
A troubling forecast for a nation in need of God…
Topics: Change Easter Faith Religion Social Movements Spirituality, Seeking God Trends