Daily Devotional

My Daughter’s Example


One day, my young daughter came home from school and told me, “My best friend is going to throw a birthday party, and she has already given out the invitations.” I asked her whether she was invited. She answered, “No. My friend said she forgot to invite me. But it’s OK.” Without sadness or apparent disappointment, she chatted happily about school.

I remembered my own disappointment and anger when one of my co-workers did not invite me to her birthday party. I resented her for that. But Jesus reminds us that we should change and become like little children. My ...

About the Daily Devotional


The Upper Room magazine’s mission is to provide a model of practical Christianity, accessible in varied formats, to help people feel invited and welcomed into...