Today’s devotion talks about the frustration of taking time out of a busy schedule to help others. Those on the flip side, however, face a greater challenge: needing help when no one can lend a hand. As coordinator of a ministry for the homeless, I’ve often found myself in that ...read more
Hello Upper Room readers! I am so blessed and honored to have the opportunity to share my message with you all! I have been blessed beyond anything I could possibly imagine. I have a wonderful wife and 2 beautiful children that I love with every inch of my soul, and ...read more
I was ten years old when I attended special reading classes. All these years later, I still remember how embarrassed I felt. I immediately labeled myself stupid. And with that label came shame. At the time, I didn’t understand that my comprehension problems were a result of my inability to ...read more
I actually wrote this devotional about 3 years ago when my rabbit, Alice, was nine. It took me over a year to get up the nerve to submit it to The Upper Room. Then, once accepted, several more months for it to be included in the Sept/Oct 2017 edition. From ...read more
I wrote today’s meditation, “Look for the Platypus” in 2011, shortly after returning from Australia. As missionaries we enjoyed being assigned “down under” for a few years. The friends we made and adventures we experienced were life-changing for our family. Today my ...
I’m the blessed ‘daddy’ to three girls (now young women!) and the husband to a beautiful woman I don’t deserve. I’m also an avid musician that would write and play for a living if that paid the bills!
Not a day goes ...
We British are well known for our preoccupation with the weather. Well this Summer it really has been worth talking about! Instead of the usual mix of sun, wind, or rain accompanied by hugely varying temperatures, where we need a coat one day and a t shirt the next, we ...read more