Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Lead My Village Toward Your High Places – October 19, 2017
    Today’s Reflection AS EACH MORNING the shepherd waters his flock, Lord, I want to lead these sheep to You, the source of life, so that in You they may have the water of life today. As each morning the …
  • Breathing the Name of God – October 18, 2017
    Today’s Reflection EVERY TIME YOU BREATHE you express the name of God. [“I Am,” which is written with four Hebrew consonants, AHYH. When you pronounce the name God gave to Moses, you make the sound of …
  • Righteousness – October 17, 2017
    Today’s Reflection RIGHTEOUSNESS is a good word to use in naming our deepest longings. The word Jesus used means “rightness,” “fairness,” “to be in right relationship with God and other people.” Those …
  • Silence and Listening, Sharing and Service – October 16, 2017
    Today’s Reflection A LIFE WITH GOD is a life in which the rhythms of silence and listening alternate with the rhythms of sharing and service. By praying with every part of who we are, the grace that p …
  • Live in the Now – October 15, 2017
    Today’s Reflection TO LIVE IN THE NOW is to live in separate compartments. When you go to work, be completely focused on the job. Put all home thoughts away. It will be a continual, conscious putting …