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More from Deepika Emmanuel Sagar

by Upper Room Editorial on Friday, April 29, 2016

I always used to wonder: how do people have testimonies? I was not viewing my life through God’s perspective, and so I could not understand his grace. And when I did, I realized I had so much to thank God for. God has blessed me with a spiritual gift of ...

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Blackberries and Envy

by Upper Room Editorial on Thursday, April 28, 2016

 

On the first day of April, sunshine streamed down and spring brightened the landscape. Green shoots were everywhere, fruit trees were breaking into flower, and crocuses and daffodils smiled up at me. And I was out spraying blackberries. Perhaps if I caught ...

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Link2Life for April 28, 2016

by Upper Room Administrator on Wednesday, April 27, 2016



Susan's blackberry bushes

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Friendship

by Upper Room Editorial on Saturday, April 23, 2016

My friend’s father is facing a terminal illness. Dan (not his real name) is the primary caregiver for his elderly father. I met Dan two years ago, and we developed a friendship. Both of us enjoy watching NBA games, so we usually talk about our favorite teams, individual players, and ...

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More from Dan Johnson

by Upper Room Editorial on Thursday, April 21, 2016

I grew up like most of us in America with a great sense of responsibility: "if it's going to be, it's up to me!" sorts of quotes, and to a large degree that has served me well. It certainly did growing up on a farm in Ohio. But that mentality ...

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Link2Life for April 18, 2016

by Upper Room Administrator on Sunday, April 17, 2016



Upper Room author Lisa Ward with son Eric just hours before he got on the plane to leave for Afghanistan.

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Cast Your Cares

by Upper Room Editorial on Saturday, April 16, 2016

A recent painting of mine was inspired by the verse in 1 Peter 5:7: “Cast your cares on the Lord because he cares for you." While deciding how to portray this on canvas I was reminded of my Dad who loved to ...

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