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.
Wendy LeBolt is the author of Made to Move: Knowing and Loving God Through Our Bodies. She is an exercise physiologist in private practice and the founder of Fit2Finish, which provides education on fitness for injury prevention, specializing in youth athletes.
Wendy holds a PhD in cardiovascular physiology from the Medical College of Virginia, a Master of Education in exercise science from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science in biology from The College of William and Mary.