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.

Robert McDonald-Walker

Robert P. McDonald-Walker has a Ph.D in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. He was a mathematician with NASA and then taught college math at the University of North Carolina and other colleges. He then went to Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., and graduated with a Master of Theological Studies degree in 2006. He currently serves as a part-time local pastor in the United Methodist Church and is assigned to Alpine, Highland and Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Churches in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.

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