Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Be Still – January 15, 2019
    This week, Upper Room Daily Reflections features excerpts from One Breath at a Time by J. Dana Trent. Today’s Reflection MEDITATION, I learned, is often wordless prayer. This intentional and quiet pra …
  • Traps – January 14, 2019
    This week, Upper Room Daily Reflections features excerpts from One Breath at a Time by J. Dana Trent. Today’s Reflection WE ALL YEARN for space to practice. Much like the early church monastics withdr …
  • Ask Good Questions – January 13, 2019
    Today’s Reflection LAST WEEKEND I started mentally gearing up to host a meal. What date? How many? Who? I’ve learned that a good dinner party includes people who share common interests but can also br …
  • Denying Self – January 12, 2019
    Today’s Reflection Let’s start planning for Lent now.  Why wait until March 6th? DURING LENT, we talk of self-examination and “giving up something.” To those who are unfamiliar with these practices, L …
  • Hospitality – January 11, 2019
    Today’s Reflection EVER-LOVING GOD, who having loved us loves us still, help us to hear again your word, “By this shall they know you are my disciples; that you love one another.” Turn our hostility i …