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Paws or Pause?

by Upper Room Administrator on Wednesday, April 22, 2015



When I finally slow down and pause long enough to hear God’s still small voice, I’m often amazed at the creative way God uses my daily encounters to speak to my heart.  Especially when I spend time with my mom’s black-and-white housecat, Pepe. ...

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The Courage to Write

by Upper Room Administrator on Sunday, April 19, 2015



When I was enrolled as a student at Nyadire Teachers College, my teachers asked me to lead a group of writers called the building writers association. Simply because I did not believe in myself I refused. Twenty years after receiving my diploma, ...

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Still Learning

by Upper Room Administrator on Wednesday, April 08, 2015



  Today's devotion, “Stop, Breathe and Pray” may appear “light hearted” but I can assure you that the sin of gossip is no laughing matter. I struggle with gossip and judgment equally but had relegated gossip to nothing more than a bad habit. The ...

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Powerful Prayers

by Upper Room Administrator on Tuesday, April 07, 2015

I sat on my veranda last night as the cool evening breeze blew gently as a soothing balm, and my mind was wandering through the many events of life.

From my sitting position, I could see a major part of the city that has retired after the days work. The ...

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Lord of the Dance

by Upper Room Administrator on Monday, April 06, 2015



  My chest tightens around my thumping heart as I peek through the thick red curtains and catch a glimpse of the masses of strangers sitting in the theater, waiting to watch my class dance.  I hang back, adjusting a ballet slipper.  ...

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Link2Life for April 6, 2015

by Upper Room Administrator on Sunday, April 05, 2015



Upper Room author Kate Miller, age 12. Upper Room author Kate Miller, Age 13.

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Do-Overs

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, April 04, 2015

Having spent several years as a school counselor, dealing with children, parents and teachers, I have heard many stories of dark days.  It seems that most of the dark days that we experience, are related to mistakes in our lives.  We, as human beings, are often disappointed in ourselves and ...

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