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
Reprinted 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.
with Reflections by Robin Roberts
Robin Roberts, who has worked in broadcasting for more than 20 years, is coanchor of the television show Good Morning America (GMA). Under her leadership, GMA won three consecutive Emmys for outstanding morning program. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Southeastern Louisiana University. Her first book, From the Heart: 7 Rules to Live By, was published in 2007. An updated version with a chapter on her battle with breast cancer was released in 2008.