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.
Patricia Wilson is a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto. Pat is the author of numerous books, including Freedom from Worry, When You Come Unglued, and Quiet Spaces: Prayer Interludes for Women. As a professional motivational speaker, she traveled throughout Canada, the United States, Great Britain, and the Philippines, bringing her seminars to thousands of people. Pat is retired and lives in Pictou, Nova Scotia.