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.

Sanford Coon

The Reverend Sanford Coon is an ordained elder and member of the Southwest Texas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Since 2001, he has served as Executive Director of the New Mexico Conference Methodist Foundation, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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