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.
Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki
Dr. Marjorie Suchocki is Professor Emerita, Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, California. Her many articles and books include Trinity in Process (co-edited with Joseph Bracken), Divinity and Diversity, God Christ Church, and The Fall to Violence: Original Sin in Relational Theology.