Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Being Present – September 3, 2015
    Today’s Reflection BEING PRESENT involves letting go of our current preoccupations, immersing ourselves in the here and now, and giving ourselves wholeheartedly to whatever is at hand. Involving far m …
  • True Intimacy – September 2, 2015
    Today’s Reflection ANXIETY FILLS MY LIFE.Busyness is the order of the day.Crowded schedules, shopping sprees and misplaced priorities mask my deepest pain.My heart is crying out for true intimacy.Lord …
  • Deeper – September 1, 2015
    Today’s Reflection GOD, SINK ME into the depths of your Spirit,Beyond wordsBeyond creedsBeyond theologyBeyond logicTo the Truth beyond truthTo the Love beyond loveTo the You beyond you. …Make a spirit …
  • The Lord Works through It – August 31, 2015
    Today’s Reflection I ONCE WORKED with a church lay leader who had an annoying habit: He was perpetually positive. He wasn’t just happy or encouraging. He saw a bright spot no matter what, even when I …
  • Encountering Jesus – August 30, 2015
    Today’s Reflection MY FIRST ENCOUNTER with Jesus’ amazing love came over two decades ago, when my first marriage was crumbling. Though I was an agnostic at the time, one afternoon I knelt down beside …