Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • A Lasting Peace – November 20, 2019
    Today’s Reflection WE WILL PRAY for peace, recognizing where our own power ends and the power of God begins. We will pray with the confidence of those who are doing what they can but who do not delude …
  • A Realistic Peace – November 19, 2019
    Today’s Reflection CLEARLY, a Christian understanding of peace means more than placidity on a personal level or polite resignation on a cultural level. Such simple-minded notions may even be what the …
  • Let Our Eyes Be Open – November 18, 2019
    Today’s Reflection AS WE WIND our way to the infant of Bethlehem, whose heart beats with the intensity of God’s compassion for us, may our hearts grow strong in love for all that God has made. As this …
  • Held Forever – November 17, 2019
    Today’s Reflection EVERYTHING THAT IS, including we ourselves, is held forever in God’s love, in God’s grace and mystery. Mama is in it, as am I. Grief is real and also held in God’s mystery. Yet love …
  • Universe of God’s Grace – November 16, 2019
    Today’s Reflection AND GOD IS the greatest and best mystery of all, for all of reality springs from God, was created by God, is held safe in God, and will be completed in God. Julian of Norwich affirm …