The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'The things that make for peace'

As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, "If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace!
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Prayer of the Day: Women's Equality

Pray for women across the world to be listened to as equals in their community and valued for their contribution to society. Source: Micah Challenge USA
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Voice of the Day: Dr. Cornel West

Indifference to injustice is more insidious than the injustice itself. - Dr. Cornel West
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Verse of the Day: 'Stand in the breach before me on behalf of the land'

The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery; they have oppressed the poor and needy, and have extorted from the alien without redress.
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Prayer of the Day: Make my Heart and Hands Ready

Lord, show me the places in my community ready for a harvest of justice.
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Voice of the Day: Mary Oliver

So this is how you swim inward, so this is how you flow outward, so this is how you pray.
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Verse of the Day: 'Blessed are your eyes, for they see'

But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear.
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Prayer of the Day: Girls Getting Married

Pray that girls will be able to choose the time of their own marriage and that it will not necessitate sacrificing their schooling. Source: Micah Challenge USA
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Voice of the Day: Nicholas D. Kristof

None of us dared to go forward to help the injured as they writhed.
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Verse of the Day: 'You shall not follow a majority in wrongdoing'

You shall not follow a majority in wrongdoing; when you bear witness in a lawsuit, you shall not side with the majority so as to pervert justice. - Exodus 23:2
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