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.

Kathleen Fischer

Kathleen Fischer holds a PhD from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, and an MSW from the University of Washington. She is the author of numerous articles and books and has been a teacher, counselor, and spiritual director in Seattle, Washington, for more than twenty-five years. and is Currently she is engaged in consulting, giving workshops, and writing.

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