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Answered Prayers

by Upper Room Administrator on Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Almost four years have passed since my diagnosis in 2010 and I wish to share with you how God has moved in my life. 

In one of my conversations with God, shortly after receiving my diagnosis, I asked God, "Dear God, I now understand that I should not ...

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Study Scripture Daily

by Upper Room Administrator on Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The year started out pretty rough with the loss of my father in mid-March.  He and my mom (deceased quite some time back) are responsible for my hearing about Jesus and for bringing me up in a Christian home.  The last thing I told my dad as he lay ...

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Hope For Today

by Upper Room Administrator on Thursday, July 17, 2014



  When I’m facing frustrating or fearful circumstances, it’s all too easy to react to what I see in front of me rather than rest in the truth of Ephesians 3:20 which promises, “Now to him who is able ...

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God Draws Close

by Upper Room Administrator on Monday, July 14, 2014

My devotion highlighting Psalm 139 mentioned some of the highest mountains and the deepest caverns on the earth. The point was that as vast as these examples seem, we can’t go anywhere that God isn’t present. I have done some caving, but I have no experience with deep caverns. ...

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Pray for Peace

by Upper Room Administrator on Friday, July 11, 2014

 

  I wrote today's devotional during my almost two year stay in Jerusalem where I was working as a volunteer for Christ Church - the oldest protestant church in the Middle East -  situated just inside the Old City,  ...

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Still Walking and Still Being Blessed

by Upper Room Administrator on Tuesday, July 08, 2014

 

  Over a year after writing today's meditation I still walk at the track across the street from the "sanctuary"-- a strip of woods that has for the most part been left undisturbed. I am ...

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Let's Pray Now

by Upper Room Administrator on Tuesday, July 01, 2014

It's been about eleven years since Timothy suggested to me, "Let's pray now."  Over the years God has worked on my heart to become more sensitive to the nudging of the Holy Spirit as to when to offer to pray for another person.  He has never failed.  My prayer ...

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