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.
Blair Gilmer Meeks
Blair Gilmer Meeks writes and lectures in the areas of worship and preaching. From 1991 - 1998 she was editor of Liturgy, the quarterly journal of The Liturgical Conference and associate editor of Homily Service, a monthly ecumenical journal for preachers. Meeks also served as an acting coach in the chancel drama program at the Center for Arts and Religion, Wesley Theological Seminary, and a teacher in adult education programs.