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February 22, 2020

Looking to Heaven

I tend not to spend much time thinking about heaven but focus instead on enjoying the benefits of this world, like watching movies, eating, and fishing. However, God directs us to...

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February 21, 2020

In God’s Loving Arms

In my yoga class we practice a self-hug technique: crossed arms placed on the chest, hands on the shoulders to “shelter” the heart. One Saturday morning I started with that posture...

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February 20, 2020

God the Quilter

As a quilter for the last 30 years, I have started many projects. Most I have finished, but some that I started with great gusto and magnificent intentions now sit in...

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February 19, 2020

The Right Question

While returning home from a night out, my wife noticed a large sign posted on the corner of an intersection. It read, “Jesus is the only way to heaven. Where are...

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February 18, 2020

Answered Prayer

As I dropped off my daughter at the nursery before Bible study, I chatted with an acquaintance about having to find childcare so I could attend the group’s upcoming special luncheon....

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February 17, 2020

Perseverance in Faith

I find I often lack perseverance and patience in my faith, but I am inspired by the example of my grandparents. They lived through the terror of a Communist regime, but...

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February 16, 2020

God’s Reassurance

Most of his life, my 85-year-old husband had been an accomplished musician. He had played the organ, piano, trombone, and tuba. But for his last few years he could play none...

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February 15, 2020

“I’m Right Here”

On our trips to the beach, my wife, daughter, and I like to watch the sun set. One evening while our daughter, Victoria, was sitting in the sand, my wife and...

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February 14, 2020

Choosing Mercy

I think often about the meaning of Micah 6:8. I love justice, but if justice were up to me, few people would get a second chance. When criminals are pardoned from...

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Bringing Family Together

“Namaste, greetings, and good morning. My name is Sabita, and I am a regular reader of Mathillo Kotha, the Nepali edition of The Upper Room. I have been reading the devotional for two-three years, and it has helped me very much to grow in my faith. It has also helped my family to gather in one place and to fellowship.” Give to the International Editions of The Upper Room, and make a global impact.