New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer," Upper Room Worshipbook
Used by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.
Anthony Egan SJ
Anthony Egan is a Jesuit priest on the staff of the Jesuit Institute. He does theological and political analysis. He also teaches part-time at the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics at the University of the Witwatersrand and assists at the chaplaincy to university students. He has been published extensively in books and journals around the world and is well known for his acute commentary on theological and social issues in South Africa.