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

Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? - Matthew 6:25 (NIV)

I remember the day in 2008 when my dad lost his company to bankruptcy. All I could hear was the frustration in my dad’s voice, but eight-year-old me didn’t really understand what was happening. I always wanted to be just like my dad, but I found myself lost and confused....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for all that you provide for us. Help us to recognize your blessings in tough times. Amen.

71 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Matthew 6:25-34

Thought for the Day

Today I will look for God’s blessings in my life.

Prayer Focus

Someone looking for a job


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.