Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Praying for Others – September 18, 2014
    Today’s Reflection FOR MANY PERSONS it is a fact that they can pray for others at times when they cannot pray for themselves. Charles Péguy has put into his great poem, The Mystery of the Charity of J …
  • The Sacred Intersection – September 17, 2014
    Today’s Reflection IT’S EASY TO MAKE a narcissistic career out of spiritual growth. After all, theology is fascinating. Kindred spirits are usually wonderful folks to be with; retreats are relaxing; b …
  • God in the Unexpected – September 16, 2014
    Today’s Reflection I FIND GOD in the unexpected,the unexpected places where I least expect to find the presence of the Living God. It is in these unlikely placesthat the undeniable sense of holy-overw …
  • Life Interrupted – September 15, 2014
    Today’s Reflection SOMETIMES, WHEN LIFE IS INTERRUPTED, we feel confused. What is God up to? we wonder. Why is this happening? Our heads spin. We all face questions with no easy answers. We easily get …
  • Direction in the Wilderness – September 14, 2014
    Today’s Reflection SOMETIMES IT TAKES going into the wilderness to learn who we are and what we need. From time to time, God draws us toward a terrain where the familiar contours of our lives disappea …