Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Bottoms: When They Fall Out – March 2, 2015
    Today’s Reflection WHEN PERSONS COME FORWARD to receive Holy Communion, I look into their eyes to see if they understand Easter as resurrection. A slight smile, a knowing glance, or a moist eye hints …
  • Loving Self – March 1, 2015
    Today’s Reflection HOW DO YOU love yourself in small ways taking time out from rushing for tea a good book walk outside a day of nothing in large ways retreat until you feel the solidness of how you s …
  • Believe into Jesus – February 28, 2015
    Today’s Reflection WHAT DOES IT MEAN to believe in Jesus? Reverend Tim Keller, pastor of New York City’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church, gave an intriguing sermon titled “John Meets Jesus” (4/17/97), in …
  • Humility – February 27, 2015
    Today’s Reflection HUMILITY IS SELF-ABNEGATION but not self-defamation. Paradoxically, by accepting ourselves as God’s creature and therefore as a companion creature with others, we also claim our dig …
  • Making a Space for God – February 26, 2015
    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 …