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.

Daniel Wolpert

Daniel Wolpert, a healer and student of the spiritual life, has taught and led retreats in the fields of psychology and spiritual formation in numerous settings over the past 30 years. Cofounder and executive director of the Minnesota Institute of Contemplation and Healing (www.micahprays.org), spiritual director at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, and a Presbyterian pastor, he is also the author of Leading a Life with God: The Practice of Spiritual Leadership, Creating a Life with God: The Call of Ancient Prayer Practices, coauthor of Meeting God in Virtual Reality, and most recently The Collapse of the Three Story Universe: Christianity in an Age of Science (MICAH, 2013).

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