Remembering What Really Matters

by Neely Baugh on Sunday, May 24, 2015

Recently I watched two movies--God Grew Tired of Us and The Good Lie--about children displaced by war who walked for miles, eventually ending up in refugee camps where most of their childhood years were spent. Images of these kids reminded me that many people live with less than ...

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Identifying My Audience

by Neely Baugh on Saturday, May 23, 2015

When I saw the email telling me that my writing had been selected for publication in The Upper Room, it was both a surprise and a delight.  The only writing I have ever done was in school, at school (I am a teacher) and in my daily devotionals.  It was ...

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Sensing Joy and Love

by Neely Baugh on Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The meditation today speaks of “Ordinary Jars” and “Empty Jars” and how these mediocre vessels and ordinary, plain water were used by Jesus to provide the best wine for the wedding guests. How sinners and “flawed vessels” can glorify Him!

My right ear is totally deaf and it is deemed, ...

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Link2Life for May 17, 2015

by Upper Room Administrator on Saturday, May 16, 2015

Edward Kelly Jr. the one sitting on the Father's lap. His mother's name was Catherine and the baby she is holding is my brother, Steve. His father—Edward Kelly, Jr.—was a CWO4 (Chief W. Officer). He served in the South Pacific during WWII and also served in ...

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The Little Things and the Big Things

by Neely Baugh on Friday, May 15, 2015

My sons were singing.   That may sound like an ordinary little thing. But to me it wasn’t little, and it wasn’t ordinary. If anyone else had walked into the youth room of our church at that moment, they would have simply ...

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Link2Life for May 15, 2015

by Upper Room Administrator on Thursday, May 14, 2015

Kim and sewing students.

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by Neely Baugh on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

One of my favorite Biblical characters over the decades has been Barnabas, Son of Encouragement.  A reoccurring theme in my prayer requests has been asking God to make me a Barnabas to others.

My own special Barnabas was my mother. There was no formal mentoring or training that she instructed ...

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