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February 27, 2020

Without Fail

When I was a young girl I loved to visit my grandmother, who lived about 200 miles away. She was always very busy — cooking, canning, washing, ironing, gardening, and sewing....

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February 26, 2020

Trash to Treasure

Along the coast of Maine, artisans were selling jewelry made from sea glass, which begins as bottles or glass left on the shore as trash. Over time, they are broken into...

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February 25, 2020

“I Still Love You”

“I don’t love you anymore, Gran!” My four-year-old grandson Tim was angrily folding his arms and glaring at me after I’d scolded him for something. “Oh, but I still love you,”...

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February 24, 2020

Service and Shoelaces

As I returned to my hotel room soaked from the rain, I passed two members of the housekeeping staff in the corridor. One of them stopped me and pointed at my...

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February 23, 2020

Confidence for the Future

As I sit in my chair for morning devotions and look out my upstairs window, the woods at the back of my house seem dark and forbidding. The leafless trees form...

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February 22, 2020

Looking to Heaven

I tend not to spend much time thinking about heaven but focus instead on enjoying the benefits of this world, like watching movies, eating, and fishing. However, God directs us to...

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February 21, 2020

In God’s Loving Arms

In my yoga class we practice a self-hug technique: crossed arms placed on the chest, hands on the shoulders to “shelter” the heart. One Saturday morning I started with that posture...

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February 20, 2020

God the Quilter

As a quilter for the last 30 years, I have started many projects. Most I have finished, but some that I started with great gusto and magnificent intentions now sit in...

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February 19, 2020

The Right Question

While returning home from a night out, my wife noticed a large sign posted on the corner of an intersection. It read, “Jesus is the only way to heaven. Where are...

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Bringing Family Together

“Namaste, greetings, and good morning. My name is Sabita, and I am a regular reader of Mathillo Kotha, the Nepali edition of The Upper Room. I have been reading the devotional for two-three years, and it has helped me very much to grow in my faith. It has also helped my family to gather in one place and to fellowship.” Give to the International Editions of The Upper Room, and make a global impact.