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.

Susan Jackson

Susan Jackson is the Western Regional Leader for Chrysalis. She currently serves as lay leader at Bear Creek United Methodist Church in Woodinville, Washington. Serving as an educator for 40 years, her career includes classroom teaching part-time administrative work, parent education, and early childhood education. Susan is (as of 2011) working on a dissertation in Gifted Education. She is the mother of two adult children and the grandmother of two grandsons.

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