Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Blessed to Receive – October 31, 2014
    Today’s Reflection IT MAY BE MORE BLESSED to give than to receive, but receiving is critical as well – especially with regard to the word of God. Without receiving the word of God, the gospel simply r …
  • Compassion Fatigue – October 30, 2014
    Today’s Reflection IN CARING FOR OTHERS we use up a great deal of physical and mental energy. If we do not replenish these limited resources, we run the risk of compassion fatigue. We cannot fulfill o …
  • A Vivid Imagination – October 29, 2014
    Today’s Reflection MOST PEOPLE HAVE a vivid imagination but think they don’t. To prove you have a vivid imagination, answer this question: Can you worry? If so, you have an imagination because you’ve …
  • A Willingness to Risk – October 28, 2014
    Today’s Reflection SOMEONE ONCE TOLD ME that one of the greatest deterrents to spiritual growth is certainty. Being sure about too many things makes us rigid and unteachable, when we need to be pliabl …
  • Praying with the Spirit – October 27, 2014
    Today’s Reflection WE CAN TRUST GOD to form the words in us when we pray. We can trust God to give us the deep desires of the heart that are consistent with the divine will. Without language we can al …