Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • A Love Story, Part 1 – February 17, 2018
    Today’s Reflection WHEN I WAS a student in spirituality, I met a man who knew how to ground himself in the sacred source of compassion. I was in need of spiritual replenishment, so I paid a visit to t …
  • Lenten Action – February 16, 2018
    Today’s Reflection GIVING UP SOMETHING for Lent is a familiar tradition for many, a variation on an old and rich tradition of self-denial known as fasting. … Maybe you know people who approach the sea …
  • A Lenten Garden – February 15, 2018
    Today’s Reflection IF WE PICTURE all the obstructions between us and God as a wilderness, Lent presents us with time to clear and cultivate a part of that wilderness, to create an open space in it. In …
  • Lent – February 14, 2018
    Today’s Reflection LENT IS the forty days before Easter (excluding Sundays) during which we turn our attention to God and the things that keep us from God. Lent begins with Ash Wednesday. continues th …
  • Prayer from the Heart – February 13, 2018
    Today’s Reflection WE ENTER PRAYER with our whole being. When we talk to God we employ our thinking faculties. Good thinking may lead to good theology based on biblical study. As we listen to God, we …