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September 25, 2023

Always with Us

I had taken a road trip to Olympic National Park in Washington State. It was beautiful, and the spring flowers were in bloom. I spent a day at the beach, where...

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September 24, 2023

The Bread of Life

My daughters and I were excited to attend our first American Sign Language class at church. Our instructor explained that the sign for Jesus was made by touching a finger to...

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September 23, 2023

Counting My Blessings

It was yet another ordinary day, and I did not want to get out of bed. I got ready for work, feeling unmotivated and thinking about how monotonous life can be....

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September 22, 2023

In Our Suffering

I have a chronic illness. When my disease is active, I look for anything that will provide me with a little relief. Before I had the necessary surgery and got on...

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September 21, 2023

Building Bridges

I pastor a church that has a long-running program to serve our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness or food insecurity. Every Monday, our campus turns into a hub for people to...

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September 20, 2023

The Light of Life

The psalmist said God’s word was a lamp to his feet and a light to his path. Recently, I had an experience where God’s word enlightened my path. I had been...

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September 19, 2023

Different, Yet the Same

Growing up as a preacher’s kid, I attended a lot of different churches. Looking back, I see how every church that my dad served was distinct. The congregations, services, outreach programs,...

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September 18, 2023

My Sustainer

When I was 10 years old, we moved to a new city, and I started attending a new school. When I came to class on the first day, the teacher asked...

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September 17, 2023

Overflowing Love

A tree that I call the Sister Tree grows near my home. It is twisted and bent with roots exposed where it comes in contact with the earth. I wonder what...

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The RESILIENCE conference in 2021 was so uplifting and nourishing. It was wonderful to be with other Christians around the world at this retreat, who truly care about responding to trauma in a compassionate way by teaching spiritual practices to help with grounding and healing.”

Join us for the next RESILIENCE conference on September 29-30, 2023. Learn more at UpperRoom.org/resilience.