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[The woman] begged Jesus to drive the 
demon out of her daughter. - Mark 7:26 (NIV)

Seventy years ago, at the age of two, I lay strapped to a board for several months. This was the only form of medical help available to those who had infantile paralysis, or polio. Even though the doctor gave me little hope of walking, my mother’s faithfulness and relentless prayer...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for your constant presence in our lives. Help us to lean on you for strength and guidance. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 7:24-30

Thought for the Day

How can I be more faithful in my prayer life?

Prayer Focus

People with Polio


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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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