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.

Linda Tower Pevey

Linda Tower Pevey is a retired pastor in the United Methodist Church. She holds a master of divinity from United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio. Pevey looks forward to the opportunities retirement offers her to write and serve. She enjoys spending time outdoors, biking, running, hiking, and kayaking. She lives in Seaford, Delaware, with her husband.

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