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Changes

by Upper Room Editorial on Monday, July 03, 2017

Nearly four years have passed since the surgery I was recovering from when I wrote today’s devotion. As I re-read my bio I was struck by the many changes that have occurred in my life since then!

My hip has healed completely, ...

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More from Michele M. Rizzo

by Upper Room Editorial on Friday, June 30, 2017

Adopting our beautiful “forever child” Allison is the subject of today’s meditation. Allison brings endless joy into our lives every day. We are so thankful to God for giving her to us through the gift of adoption. In fact – we never actually think ...

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More from Susana Allen

by Upper Room Editorial on Thursday, June 22, 2017

Living in Panama was a delightful time in my life, and everything happened quickly. Within a year we had started a home group and a writers group in the expat community. Most of the members were from the U.S. and Canada. Near ...

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Lessons I Learned from the Stage

by Upper Room Editorial on Sunday, June 18, 2017

I’ve learned a great deal about faith on stage. I love the stage…the sound of hard-soled shoes on wood planks where so many worlds have been played out, so many layers of paint applied over the years. I love the moment when ...

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More from Courtney Hill Gulbro

by Upper Room Editorial on Friday, June 16, 2017

I’ve found that becoming aware of and reflecting on God’s bounty can bring comfort and joy at any time. But if we’re not in the habit of doing that, we might tend to dwell on problems or suffering. As with any new habit, it takes purposeful practice to make it ...

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In Time

by Upper Room Editorial on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Worry makes us weary. It can wear us out and wear us down. It can convince us to quit. But God's strategy is that not only would we endure but also that we would reap abundance when the harvest is ready.

Galatians 6:9 in the ESV says, ...

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Hope

by Upper Room Editorial on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

I can’t help but rejoice in God’s love for me. With wisdom and grace, God truly carried me through the most difficult season of my life and has walked me to the other side of loss.  Becoming a widow was crushing on ...

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