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Alive Now magazine, published by The Upper Room from 1971-2017 was a four-color, 48-page publication which spoke to the opportunities and challenges of following Christ in the modern world. Sign up for our email list to learn of future offerings in the spirit of Alive Now.

Alive Now magazine, published by The Upper Room from 1971-2017 was a four-color, 48-page publication which spoke to the opportunities and challenges of following Christ in the modern world. Scripture and prayer were two foundational cornerstones of content.

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I wish . . . when I was a child . . .

"This is absolutely lovely! How I wish I had been exposed or otherwise taught this beautiful lesson exactly as it is written here when I was a child. Going on 60 years old now, I am just coming to believe the words contained in this piece. As I look back on my life now, I suspect that my feelings of unworthiness of God’s love began at a very young age. Not explicitly, by which I mean to say that I was never told that I was not worthy of God’s love and mercy, but rather implicitly, through my experiences with simple human error and a constant focus on perfection and pleasing others. I cannot express to you how beautiful this piece is to me; I can only tell you that it touches me very deeply. Thank you!" Read more about Pockets.