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

The teacher wrote, “I know that there is nothing 
better for people than to be happy and to do good.” - Ecclesiastes 3:12 (NIV)

I enjoy spending time with my daughter, but we both lead busy lives and don’t get together as often as we’d like. As my 69th birthday approached, she asked, “Isn’t it time for you to retire? Then we could see each other more often. Wouldn’t you like to slow down...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to work happily to serve others in the place where you have called us. Amen.

48 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 3:9-14

Thought for the Day

As long as I have breath, God has a purpose for me.

Prayer Focus

Those considering retirement


Respond by posting a prayer.

Kateb

Discovery Weekend Changed Me and Our Church.

"Discovery Weekend changed me. I now have a better and stronger relationship with God because of it. Also, it has changed our church because people from all grades got closer together." (Discovery Weekend is an Upper Room spiritual formation experience for middle schoolers).