Watching and Waiting

by Upper Room Editorial on Saturday, July 22, 2017

Habakkuk 2:1-3 is a passage that has come to mean much to me over my 39 years as a believer. I know God has a special calling for my life, and I find myself “stationed on the rampart,” as Habakkuk says, of that calling. I feel like I'm standing at ...

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More from Jeanne Carper

by Upper Room Editorial on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sometimes in the seasons of life there are times we feel inadequate, nonproductive, and like we are not fulfilling any useful purpose. We may struggle with health issues or financial worries or concerns about friends or family members. After I retired from ...

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More from Kenneth Avon White

by Upper Room Editorial on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Many of us have a “bucket list.”  It’s that collection of experiences yet to be undertaken that promise to put more life into the life we have left to live. I am happy to report that my bucket list is now a ...

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How to Get a Good Start on the Day

by Upper Room Editorial on Monday, July 17, 2017

Have you ever noticed how your first thoughts in the morning set the tone for your day?

Often we carry those first thoughts into the rest of our day, so I desperately need God to renew my mind every morning. When my ...

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More from Elmer Dickson

by Upper Room Editorial on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

As my meditation indicates, I have given up some activities at the age of 86. Nevertheless, I still lead an active life at the retirement home where I live in Bradenton, Florida. Once a week I go to play at a nine-hole ...

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More from Patricia Marks

by Upper Room Editorial on Monday, July 10, 2017

As I was starting to write this blog, our Internet service went out. Completely. My husband spent over an hour on the phone with the company, while I wandered around grumpily, thinking of emails unanswered and blogs not written.

So I treated myself to a mug of creamy, hot coffee ...

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More from Amy Sutikdja

by Upper Room Editorial on Thursday, July 06, 2017

Working on a kitchen staff is not my dream job. Firstly, I don’t like kitchen stuff and secondly, I wasn’t trained for it. But 20 years ago when I received Jesus and joined a Bible class, my mentor told me we had ...

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