New Every Morning
daily reflections from Upper Room Books
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.
Douglas V. Steere
Douglas Steere died in his nineties at the end of a full life of teaching, writing and ministering in a variety of ways. Steere is recognized as an authority on the spiritual life, having written numerous books on the topic. He was an extensive traveler on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee and Friends World Committee. The breadth of his ecumenical involvement was impressive, leading him, for example, to represent the Society of Friends (Quakers) as an Observer Delegate at the Second Vatican Council of the Catholic Church. Douglas Steere died in 1995.
Books by Douglas V. Steere