Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Hope, Anger, Courage, and Patience – August 4, 2015
    Today’s Reflection HOPE demands that we notice our world, and that we take responsibility for it and for each other. Saint Augustine suggested poetically that hope has two beautiful daughters: anger a …
  • Christian Healing – August 3, 2015
    Today’s Reflection CHRISTIAN HEALING is a process that involves the totality of our being — body, mind, emotion, spirit, and our social context — and that directs us toward becoming the person God is …
  • Empowerment – August 2, 2015
    Today’s Reflection EMPOWERMENT IS the new buzzword in the workplace. Your task as a manager is to empower people by listening, coaching, mentoring, and counseling. You can involve your staff in the ar …
  • Reading the Scripture – August 1, 2015
    Today’s Reflection WE CANNOT view our spiritual reading of scripture as a means to any goal of our own devising. It must be a steady, consistent discipline we offer to God with no strings attached, no …
  • Jesus Is the Host – July 31, 2015
    Today’s Reflection JESUS IS THE HOST who wants to gather us around the table, the Good Shepherd who invites his people to a table where the cup is overflowing (Psalm 23). This is not a harsh Lord but …