Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Friend of God – May 2, 2016
    Today’s Reflection WHAT DOES IT MEAN to be a friend of God? … The mystics joyfully remind us that we are born from God; we live in God; and we return to God. Certainly we know this is true as we watch …
  • Daily Return to God – May 1, 2016
    Today’s Reflection MOST OF THE TIME I feel less like I have faith and more like I’m trying to have faith…. While I value my faith tradition and the way I grew up, at some point I started to become fru …
  • God-Given Abilities – April 30, 2016
    Today’s Reflection WHAT ABILITY DO YOU HOLD in your hand? Please don’t compare it with what others have. It may be big or small, but God has uniquely gifted you for a specific purpose. You already pos …
  • Trusting the Greening – April 29, 2016
    Today’s Reflection ARTISTS WOULD HAVE TROUBLE duplicating the hue of leaves as they first sprout. They appear neon in their brightness and vitality. They shout, “We are alive!” Hildegard of Bingen, a …
  • Bless This Day – April 28, 2016
    Today’s Reflection BLESS THIS DAY.All plants and creatures,All people near and far. Bless the flowersThat sing praises with their beauty,The grassThat cushions my step. Bless those who stand With love …