The Upper Room is here for you in these anxious times. Click Here

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

Jesus said, “How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing!” - Matthew 23:37 (NRSV)

Our family has a small flock of chickens. One spring, we watched our mother hen hatch six eggs. When the chicks were small, she was always busy trying to keep her brood together. One morning, we heard the hen making loud, strange noises, and we could tell that something wasn’t...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, help us to love others the way you love us. Amen.

Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Psalm 20:1-9

Thought for the Day

God will always love and protect me.

Prayer Focus


Respond by posting a prayer.

Throughout my Walk I experienced the presence of the Risen One in the devotional spaces as well as in times of teaching, meditation, and prayer. The communion with brothers, experienced in the daily sharing at the table and in the Word, generated deep bonds of brotherhood.” 

Learn more about ways to support Emmaus Ministries