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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.

Quiet Spaces

Prayer Interludes for Women

Patricia Wilson • February 2002

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The intimate relationship with God you've yearned for is well within your grasp—despite the chaos of juggling multiple roles, deadlines, and commitments in your stretched-to-the-max life. With Quiet Spaces, you can learn to calm your mind and listen for God's still, small voice in the midst of the tumult around you.

Author and former professional speaker Patricia Wilson knows what it's like to struggle with finding a few minutes for herself. Through Quiet Spaces she shows how even a few stray minutes can become a blessed opportunity for a focused encounter with God.

Each brief prayer interlude featured in this book has 5 parts:

  1. Calming — a passage from the Psalms to calm the mind
  2. Centering — a practice to focus on God
  3. Praying — a prayer for a particular situation or occasion
  4. Listening — a passage from the Gospels with the words of Jesus
  5. Returning — a practice to anchor the prayer experience

On hold for a phone call? Waiting for an appointment? In traffic? The quiet spaces are all around you! Capture those 5-minute breaks and use them to touch the hand of God.

You can find time to pray and connect with God—let this unique devotional book help you discover how.


Patricia Wilson is a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto. She has a diverse background and a wide range of business experience, having worked in the fields of education, marketing, high tech, healthcare, and publishing for both corporate and public sector (government), organizations. Wilson also writes on a wide variety of subjects, from motivational themes to business how-tos, mysteries and regional humour. As a professional motivational speaker, she has travelled throughout Canada, the United States, Great Britain and the Philippines, bringing her seminars to thousands of people. Recently, she retired and lives with her husband inVictoria, British, Columbia.

ISBN: 978-0-8358-0969-6

Kindle ISBN: 978-0-8358-1561-1

EPub ISBN: 978-0-8358-1562-8

Imprint: Upper Room

Pub Date: February 2002

Trim Size: 5 in (w) x 7 in (h) x 0.44 in (d)

Page Count: 208

BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Living / Prayer

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