Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Prayers for Those Who Morn – December 7, 2016
    Today’s Reflection GOD OF LOVE, many are lonely and grieving during this Advent season. Send your healing Spirit to all who mourn, that they may know your comforting presence with them. Amen. – Beth A …
  • Prepare the Way of the Lord – December 6, 2016
    Today’s Reflection HOW DO WE WAIT FAITHFULLY for God in the wilderness? The prophet Isaiah says, “Prepare the way of the Lord; make his paths straight.” We pave a straight path for God through acts of …
  • Incarnation – December 5, 2016
    Today’s Reflection IN THE SEASON OF ADVENT we are asked to prepare our hearts for the coming of Christ, for this manifestation of God in human form. What Christmas proclaims to us is that God was will …
  • Expectancy – December 4, 2016
    Today’s Reflection O EXPECTANCY, born of fertile wonder, belabored by narrowed hope; craning curious lives forward, drawing in the lonely and longing. You are imagination’s sister and the brother of h …
  • The Peace of God – December 3, 2016
    Today’s Reflection IN GOD’S PEACE, power and vulnerability lie together. This peace does not ignore conflict or difference; rather, in this peace the vulnerability in power and the power of vulnerabil …