Setting aside intentional time for daily reflection and prayer is an effective way of deepening your faith and providing a pathway for the peace of Christ to enter into your life. The list below represents a variety of styles. We begin with the more traditional, narrative daily reflections, followed by several modern, interactive audio or visually augmented reflections.
Start your day off with this resource from the United Church of Christ. Composed by a baker’s dozen members of the UCC’s Still Speaking Writer’s Group , these reflections represent a variety of perspectives. Sign up to receive a daily email.
These daily devotions explore the contemplative foundations of Christianity “From the Bottom Up.” Drawing from his own Franciscan heritage and other wisdom streams, Fr. Richard reframes neglected or misunderstood teachings to reveal the basic pattern of reality: God as loving relationship. Sign up to receive a daily email.
Drawn from a wide range of Henri Nouwen’s writing, these short daily meditations inspire and guide people’s mind and heart. Each reflection takes less than a minute to read and yet can set the tone for the day. Sign up to receive a daily email.
Loyola Press’s 3-Minute Retreat is an interactive media environment that offers a meaningful and tranquil time in reflection and scripture. Each day, a new retreat features soothing photos, music, scripture verses, and thoughts through an immersive website.
d365 aims to provide inspirational and relevant reflections on scripture for young people. Reflections are short, interactive, underscored with tranquil music, and based on five steps: pause, listen, think, pray, go. Web-based at https://d365.org/.
A publication of the ELCA’s Luther Seminary, God Pause e-mail devotions are short, meaningful reflections on the following Sunday’s lessons and gospel delivered directly to your e-mail box or online at https://www.luthersem.edu/godpause/
A publication of the Discipleship Ministries of the United Methodist Church, each Daily Reflection includes a quote from an Upper Room book or magazine, scripture reading, and a meditation time with prayer. Sign-up at the website to receive Daily Reflections.