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The Upper Room magazine's mission is to provide a practical way to listen to scripture, connect with believers around the world, and spend time with God each day.

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November 12, 2018

Open My Eyes

On a recent camping trip, I spent some time staring at the stars. At first a light cloud layer made it difficult to see them, but the clouds soon dissipated, leaving...

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November 11, 2018

A Week of Summer

Just a few weeks into summer break, I saw the months ahead as full of the promise of fun and relaxation. I was ready to soak it all in. But my...

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November 10, 2018

Dream Big

In 2015, when I told my friend Andrey that I often sent 
my devotional writings to The Upper Room, he said, “Sister, 
I am waiting for you to write your first...

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November 9, 2018

The Caregiver’s Caregiver

For six years, I was the caregiver for my husband, George, who was suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. During that time, I faced many challenges. He is now in a skilled-nursing...

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November 8, 2018

Giving with Joy

Until 2008 my wife and I had not tithed regularly. Our resources were already insufficient to support most of our needs. We were afraid that if we gave regularly, we would...

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November 7, 2018

No One Is Insignificant

I had recently arrived in the United States and didn’t know anyone. For a year, I worked for a telemarketing company in a low-paying, entry-level job, and it was difficult for...

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November 6, 2018


It was 2 o’clock in the morning, and I sat by my bedside, sweating profusely and wondering how I’d managed to escape. I had just awakened from yet another terrible dream,...

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November 5, 2018

The Secret

Years ago, my job required me to move halfway across the country. For the first few months I felt very content. I had a good job, a nice apartment near the...

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November 4, 2018

Despite Mistakes

A friend of mine bought a house to renovate. After he replaced the trim on the walls, I came in to paint the rooms. The first thing I had to do...

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