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

Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. - Colossians 4:6 (NIV)

The businessman in line behind me at the post office had a plane to catch. When others waiting in line began idle chat about the slow service, he said, “It’s really not that bad; I’m sure I’ll make my flight.” The conversation turned to poor airline service and surly transportation...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for teaching us that peaceful words and compassionate deeds are a powerful witness. Help us recognize opportunities to plant seeds of peace. Amen.

70 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Colossians 4:2-6

Thought for the Day

I want the words I speak to be full of grace.

Prayer Focus

Business travelers


Respond by posting a prayer.

I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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