Register for a Free Trial

Sign Up Today and get full access to the daily devotional and the rest of The Upper Room content FREE for 30 days.

Sign Up Today

Be still, and know that I am God. - Psalm 46:10 (NIV)

Within a period of ten months, 11 family members, friends, and a work associate had died. My 14-year-old cousin had been killed while crossing the street at night. And my 23-year-old niece, who had just won her battle with 
leukemia, died from an unrelated cause. My heart ached as I...

Today's Prayer
Father God, thank you for being our place of refuge and our strength during troubling times. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Today's Reading
Psalms 46:1-11

Thought for the Day

God is my source of peace in troubling times.

Prayer Focus

Someone living with Leukemia

Respond by posting a prayer.

Wellington image


Beatrice Smith delivers copies of The Upper Room daily devotional guide to a retirement home in Cape Town, South Africa. "Residents are delighted to receive the magazine," she says of a recent visit. Learn more about the international editions of The Upper Room here.