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

 

 

 

 

  • 21 September 2014: Mystery and Prayer - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection MYSTERIES DO NOT YIELD to quick fixes and simple formulas, and sometimes they never yield at all. Prayer is no different. You can have a prayer life and choose to avoid the mysteries. Or you can include the mysteries in your praying, knowing that even when you do, some will remain. - Steve […]
  • 20 September 2014: Listening With the Heart - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection TO LISTEN TO SOMEONE with the heart is to listen with empathy and with care to them and their stories. The heart of good listening is authenticity, genuine curiosity and caring. No matter how good our technique is, the other person will know if we do not really care about what they are […]
  • 19 September 2014: - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection ROOTED AND GROUNDED in the Creator’s love,entwined in Christ’s own life,may you hear the song of the Spirit todayin trees and grass, in forest and field,and in the tender stretching of your own heart. - Sam Hamilton-Poore Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation From page 150 of Earth Gospel: A […]
  • 18 September 2014: Praying for Others - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    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 Joan of Arc, a passionate cry of horror at the thought of being saved alone: There is a […]
  • 17 September 2014: The Sacred Intersection - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    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; books are compelling. However, the beautiful process of spiritual growth moves in a cycle of blessing that doesn’t stop with me, mine, and my development. […]