More from Jane Compton

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, August 12, 2017

My bike trip in Europe was the highlight of my cycling adventures, but the confidence to go on that adventure was earned the hard way! Riding into a bush the day my bike’s training wheels were removed, ruining a brand new pair of ...

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More from Jim Forayter

by Upper Room Editorial on Friday, August 11, 2017

In the two years since I wrote today's devotional, life hasn't been to kind to me.

My wife left me for a while and, after much angst on my part, she decided to return. She has bipolar disorder and has her ups and downs, as indeed we all do. My ...

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More from Tamar Piehler

by Upper Room Editorial on Thursday, August 10, 2017

I am so pleased the Upper Room has asked me to write this blog entry based on my meditation published online August 10, 2017. It describes my struggle with a degenerative medical condition that went undiagnosed for four years. Through that journey, ...

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More from Sharon Capron

by Upper Room Editorial on Wednesday, August 09, 2017

I have been a goal-setter all my life. As a ten-year-old, I made learning how to ride a bicycle and how to crochet my two goals to be accomplished by the end of summer. Both interests continue to be significant in my ...

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More from Melissa Wilson

by Upper Room Editorial on Saturday, August 05, 2017

I've known since I was 20 that I wanted to be a missionary. In my mind I envisioned going off to another country and serving people in need. I graduated with a Bachelors’ in Social Work and thought after graduating I would figure out what I was doing. However, I ...

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We Asked for 25

by Upper Room Editorial on Friday, August 04, 2017

“I believe God is leading me to pray for 25 children,” Robin, our VBS director, told us the week before VBS. 25 children attending a VBS may not sound like many, but for our church, which has mostly senior adults and empty-nesters, ...

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More from Rebecca Martino

by Upper Room Editorial on Friday, July 28, 2017

I am a city girl who has finally achieved her dream of living in the country! I have always loved animals, but never thought birds would be a part of that love. I got chickens and guineas for the eggs and because ...

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