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God Is My Solace

by Upper Room Administrator on Thursday, December 18, 2014



I have grown with The Upper Room from finding it in the church pews in childhood to borrowing my mother’s copy in high school to receiving a gift subscription in college to picking up copies in adulthood. I have always loved that ...

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Surprises in Advent

by Upper Room Administrator on Wednesday, December 17, 2014



A year ago in the middle of Advent, a single verse from the Psalms changed the direction of our lives. During my quiet time that morning, I came across these words in Psalm 81:               “I lifted the burden off your shoulders; ...

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Link2Life for December 15, 2014

by Upper Room Administrator on Sunday, December 14, 2014



John and his grandson.

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Runaway Dog, Runaway Person

by Upper Room Administrator on Wednesday, December 10, 2014



The dog ran away. My daughter and I love Angel, our little Yorkie, as if she were our baby. So we were grief-stricken when we could not find her.   I prayed and prayed she would be found and returned. Then the ...

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Reflecting on Today's Devotional

by Upper Room Administrator on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

As I reflect on my devotional, it has been bittersweet; my body feels “my season” of winter approaching...   I have been going through not only physically, but emotionally this past year.  There have been many draining medical procedures; medicines that have upset my stomach and caused me to eat even ...

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'Tis the Season

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, December 06, 2014



  ‘Tis the season for making lists.  And I’m a good old-fashioned pencil-on-paper list maker.  Gingerbread cookies to bake…Christmas cards to send…traditional decorations to display – no matter the task, I truly enjoy creating a column of handwritten chores to check off as I ...

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Link2Life for December 7, 2014

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, December 06, 2014



Deanne with her son and husband.

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