Link2Life for November 29, 2015

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, November 28, 2015

Michael Nye

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Advent Traditions

by Upper Room Editorial on Friday, November 27, 2015

One aspect of the Christian life that I value most is the abundance of tradition found there. Rituals and customs have a way of connecting us to God, to the past, to one another, and to what we profess as our beliefs in ways that can be rich and deeply ...

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Pray without Ceasing, Using Words If Necessary

by Upper Room Editorial on Thursday, November 26, 2015

Audible, wordy prayers often sound and feel so hollow and don’t satisfy me – merely words strung together – I yearn for something deeper.

Obviously verbal prayer using language is both necessary and a valid biblical approach to communicating with God, but I want more. In any theological quest, one ...

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More from Chris Baldauf

by Upper Room Editorial on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Since we live 1,200 miles from our parents and siblings, our church has always been our support system. The loss of our second oldest son, Clay, in 2011 galvanized in me the importance of family. In the past fourteen years, Clay’s two brothers and sister have gotten married, doubling our ...

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Link2Life for November 25, 2015

by Upper Room Administrator on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Chris, Lois High (mother, and Clay (son).

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More from Nancy Shelton

by Upper Room Editorial on Monday, November 23, 2015

Several friends and neighbors commented on my meditation about the last days I spent with my mother. One of those especially affected me. A neighbor came to share how much she appreciated my work and how it helped her make changes in her relationships. I appreciated being reminded how each ...

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Link2Life for November 23, 2015

by Upper Room Administrator on Sunday, November 22, 2015

Nancy, age 17, and Mom, age 46. Mom, Mary Lewis, age 94

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