Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • A Boundless Invitation – September 22, 2019
    Today’s Reflection Spiritual traditions, including Christianity, are full of practices that show us how to respond to the compassion planted within us. From the ancient Desert Prayer to the Compassion …
  • Union with God – September 21, 2019
    Today’s Reflection Genuinely compassionate action for enemies, even those who harm us, grows as we imagine ourselves sharing in Jesus’s experience of offering compassion even as he suffered. We experi …
  • Begin with God – September 20, 2019
    Today’s Reflection The Christian tradition teaches that the route to compassion begins with God. Resting in Divine Compassion, we turn to offer compassion to ourselves. Once we find healing and wholen …
  • Radical Love – September 19, 2019
    Today’s Reflection One new understanding I’ve come to is this: We don’t have to conjure up love; love fills the core of our beings. The radical love at the heart of Christianity flows through every pa …
  • Held and Rocked – September 18, 2019
    Today’s Reflection MY NEW TRINITY of jobs, family, and studies left no time or energy for the contemplative practices to which I had become accustomed. But one late night as I was rocking newborn Moni …