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Watching with Jesus

by Upper Room Administrator on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In the year since writing today’s devotional, I have had an occasional opportunity to watch with Jesus. My watch may have been simply a smile or a kind word to a stranger, a phone call to someone God placed on my mind, an encouraging card to a friend or ...

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Palm Sunday

by Upper Room Administrator on Sunday, April 13, 2014

As a person of faith with a mental illness, I realize that I see the world differently. Increased perseveration means my brain gets stuck on a thought and won’t let go. So I turn it over to God, with prayers like ‘”What’s with You and food, Lord? Fruit, manna, ...

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Walking by Faith

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, April 12, 2014

How do you write a blog?  It's all new to me.  Anyway, I'm reliably informed that a blog is usually personal and informal.  In other words, it's about me! My meditation urges us to "Be bold! Be strong!"  But I confess that 'timid' and 'weak' would be nearer the ...

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More about Jason

by Upper Room Administrator on Friday, April 11, 2014

Since I composed my very first email, I have come to really enjoy writing.  What began as writing my thoughts about my daily devotional time and sharing those thoughts with a few friends has grown tremendously.  I have self-published four 90-day daily devotional books.  I have found great joy ...

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Grieving a Son

by Upper Room Administrator on Thursday, April 10, 2014



  On October 1, 2006, my husband and I found our 36 year old son, Steve, dead in his apartment.  I cannot tell you how I felt, but I wrote a book from my time of grieving which I ...

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Little Eyes Watching

by Upper Room Administrator on Wednesday, April 09, 2014

(A current Photo of Nancy with her mother)

  After a long and boring sermon, I didn’t think I could sit a moment longer on the hard, wooden church pew. As a three-year-old, my attention span had exceeded ...

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Time to Unplug

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, April 05, 2014



  One of the things I really enjoy about climbing and hiking (with a good map – ha) is the time it gives one to think, contemplate, appreciate and admire.  There is a lot of time on ...

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