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In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. - Proverbs 16:9 (NIV)

For a long time I believed that there was only one clear path for my life and that if I missed it, I would be out of God’s perfect will for me. But I think that obeying God is not that clear-cut. I now believe God has given us interests...

Today's Prayer
O God, thank you for gifts and talents we can use to joyfully serve your people. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Proverbs 16:1-9

Thought for the Day

My God-given talents are tools for serving God’s people.

Prayer Focus

Someone unsure of how to serve God


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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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