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 M. Wright
Wendy M. Wright holds the John F. Kenefick Chair in the Humanities at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. A noted writer in the field of contemporary spirituality, she has published articles in Weavings and other leading journals of the spiritual life. Wendy is the author of several books, including a trilogy on the seasons of the Christian year for Upper Room Books: The Rising, The Vigil, and The Time Between.