Charles E. Shea (Texas)
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
I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in. - Matthew 25:35 (NIV)
During WWII many people in the U.S. lacked the basics of life — food and shelter — just as many do today. On this particular rainy winter day in South Louisiana in 1944, I spotted a man crossing our neighbor’s backyard. He was disheveled, and he approached our backdoor holding...
The next time I see someone in need, I will serve Christ by offering help.
Those experiencing homelessness
Respond by posting a prayer.
I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”