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.
Russell Pollitt SJ
Russell Pollitt is a Jesuit priest and currently director of the Jesuit Institute South Africa. He does commentary and analysis on the Catholic Church and the socio-political situation in South Africa. He writes for South Africa’s online newspaper, Daily Maverick. He is interested in media and communications and how technology affects spirituality.