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

The Lord is my rock, my fortress and 
my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom 
I take refuge, my shield and the horn 
of my salvation, my stronghold. - Psalm 18:2 (NIV)

When Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico, my husband and I were terrified. We felt helpless when faced with the fury of the hurricane assaulting our lovely island. We spent those frightening moments deep in prayer, asking God to be our refuge during the storm.
I was exhausted and 
felt as...

Today's Prayer
Guardian of our lives, thank you for your constant care and concern for us when we face adversity. Be our refuge when we are weak, and support us with your strength. Amen.

57 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Psalm 46:1-11

Thought for the Day

God is my refuge.

Prayer Focus

Those recovering from Hurricanes

Read More

Respond by posting a prayer.

Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.” 

View a growing list of resources for the spiritual work of overcoming racism.