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Invitation to New Life

by Upper Room Administrator on Monday, April 21, 2014



Several months have passed since I wrote this meditation. Since then we have packed up our Florida home and moved to North Carolina, where my wife, Rebekah, is the new senior pastor at Wake Forest Presbyterian Church. ...

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Nurturing Children

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, April 19, 2014



On Thursdays, I tutor second grade girls in reading. The school where I tutor is an arm of our church and Bible is part of the curriculum. The time I spend with the girls allows for some chit-chat ...

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Tell Me the Truth

by Upper Room Administrator on Friday, April 18, 2014



  I mentioned in today’s devotional that I was reading for school.  I wish that I had enough space to explain how God directed me to this point in my life but suffice it to say that after 20 ...

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Watching with Jesus

by Upper Room Administrator on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In the year since writing today’s devotional, I have had an occasional opportunity to watch with Jesus. My watch may have been simply a smile or a kind word to a stranger, a phone call to someone God placed on my mind, an encouraging card to a friend or ...

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Palm Sunday

by Upper Room Administrator on Sunday, April 13, 2014

As a person of faith with a mental illness, I realize that I see the world differently. Increased perseveration means my brain gets stuck on a thought and won’t let go. So I turn it over to God, with prayers like ‘”What’s with You and food, Lord? Fruit, manna, ...

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Walking by Faith

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, April 12, 2014

How do you write a blog?  It's all new to me.  Anyway, I'm reliably informed that a blog is usually personal and informal.  In other words, it's about me! My meditation urges us to "Be bold! Be strong!"  But I confess that 'timid' and 'weak' would be nearer the ...

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More about Jason

by Upper Room Administrator on Friday, April 11, 2014

Since I composed my very first email, I have come to really enjoy writing.  What began as writing my thoughts about my daily devotional time and sharing those thoughts with a few friends has grown tremendously.  I have self-published four 90-day daily devotional books.  I have found great joy ...

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