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.

Dwight H. Judy

Dwight Judy is professor emeritus of spiritual formation at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois. A leader in establishing spiritual formation as a specialized ministry in the United Methodist Church, he has served as a frequent retreat leader, adjunct faculty of the Academy for Spiritual Formation, and director of spiritual formation at Oakwood Spiritual Life Center, Syracuse, Indiana. Judy, a spiritual director and member of Spiritual Directors International, is the author of 5 other books. He and his wife, Ruth, have two adult sons and live in Syracuse, Indiana.

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