Please enjoy these devotionals from Upper Room Ministries, a ministry of the United Methodist General Board of Discipleship.

 

 

 

 

  • 22 July 2014: Moving Godward - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection CONVERSION IS GOING ON all the time within us and within the world. … While the change of turning toward God may seem like a once-in-a-lifetime experience, it is in reality a continual process. We may think that we have turned fully toward God; then we discover another dimension of God, and we […]
  • 21 July 2014: The Nightly Review - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection OF ALL MY PERSONAL spiritual practices, the nightly review has brought the most growth. I usually do it on my own, but it can also be done with a loved one or even the whole family. … 1. Make some time to be quiet for a few moments. Take a few deep breaths […]
  • 20 July 2014: To Be a Saint - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection Saints do not posses an extra layer of muscle. They are not taller, and they do not sport superior IQs. They are not richer, and their parents are not more clever than yours or mine. They have no bat-like perception that enables them to fly in the dark. They are flesh and blood, […]
  • 19 July 2014: Teach Me to Rest - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection ETERNAL ONE, revealed in waves and in the waiting stillness, teach me to rest, content in your love. Let my life be a poem that tells of your care, always ready to rise up on trusting wings and risk the wind. Amen. - Elizabeth J. Canham Heart Whispers: Benedictine Wisdom for Today “From […]
  • 18 July 2014: Spiritual Disciplines - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection IN OUR CULTURE, we have gotten away from the spiritual disciplines that our spiritual ancestors used, and somehow in the day in which we live, these disciplines of the spiritual life seem foreign to us. We know, however, that there is nothing that can take the place of established patterns of prayer, specific […]