RSS Upper Room Daily Reflections

  • Seasons
    This week’s featured book: Rhythms of Growth by Linda Douty  Today’s Reflection Since we are part of this grand creative cosmology, spring can be a season for our blossoming as well. Like the gardens abounding throughout the earth, the gardens of our souls have organic rhythms—patient fallow times, laborious seed-planting times, and surprising spurts of […]
  • Rhythms
    This week’s featured book: Rhythms of Growth by Linda Douty  Today’s Reflection Even though the rhythms of spiritual growth hum with the rhythms of nature’s pace, we never seem to cease in our efforts to control the process of our own unfolding. Oh, how we try to make those rhythms adapt to culture’s pace—setting goals, […]
  • What We Offer
    This week’s featured book: Gather Us In by Angela D. Schaffner  Today’s Reflection We can offer our presence to people amid their complex problems, listen actively, and let go of anxiety that drives us to rid ourselves and others of pain. Our faith can help us. God offers us the truth about pain and suffering […]

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