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.
Elizabeth J. Canham
The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth J. Canham lives in Black Mountain, North Carolina, and offers her ministry in teaching and spiritual formation in an ecumenical context as priest, teacher, retreat and workshop leader, and spiritual guide. She is the author of Heart Whispers: Benedictine Wisdom for Today and A Table of Delight: Feasting with God in the Wilderness.