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.

Gary Stuckey

Gary Stuckey, an ordained minister, currently serves Colonel Light Gardens Uniting Church (Australia) and is a trained spiritual director. He often leads retreats and teaches meditation in local church settings. Stuckey's education includes a BA in theology from Murdoch University in Perth, and he is currently studying for a Master of Ministry at Adelaide College of Divinity. He and his wife, Marilyn, have two grown children. Stuckey enjoys music, making candles, and Tai Chi. He is a domestic member of The Brothers and Sisters of Charity, a monastic community in Arkansas.

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