The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing
He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths For His name’s sake. Even though I walk through ...
God’s gift of forgiveness is especially meaningful to me. In my mid-twenties I made some big mistakes that hurt my family and friends. My unwise decisions astounded me. I thought I was so smart and way too good to commit such sins. God ...read more
My name is Mark A. Carter. I live in Texas, and I want to share my thoughts with you both about the disaster that affected my town and church immediately and directly, how we have coped with this, and also share a few thoughts about how I see Jesus in ...read more
By the time my meditation is published in The Upper Room, the last bird in my nest will have taken flight! Ironically, the meditation I wrote about my daughter graduating from high school and leaving for college will appear in the same year ...read more
"My time is my own." How often I'd wished that were true!
My first "real" job was teaching social studies in a public school. The first year was extremely busy, as I tried to get the hang of teaching--which, in practice, is very different than what is taught in college! ...
As a mathematics educator whose teaching career spanned thirty-five years, three states and three levels, I was blessed to be published on both the national and international levels. But when I prepared to retire in April 2010, God told me "I've gifted you ...read more
Hi! My name is Faye Roots and I live with my husband David on 33 acres of unimproved land in natural countryside in the hinterland of an early colonial mining town – Gympie – in Queensland, Australia. I am Mother to three children and we ...