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.

Karla M. Kincannon

Karla Kincannon is an artist, author, and affiliate faculty member at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. She is the founder of SpiritArt Ministries and the author of Creativity and Divine Surprise. Karla believes God’s gift of creativity, given to each of us, is an essential tool for the spiritual journey. She invites you to live the creative life God intends.

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