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.

Sarah E. Bollinger

Sarah E. Bollinger, PhD, LCSW is a psychotherapist in private practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in both Tennessee and Missouri and works with clients on issues of depression, anxiety, and creative identity. Bollinger earned her master of social work from New York University and her PhD in social work from Washington University in St. Louis. She resides in Nashville, TN.

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