The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Prayer of the Day: Revival of the Church

Oh Lord, we sense you want to send revival to the church and a fresh awakening to bring your justice.
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Voice of the Day: Rabbi Arthur Waskow

The choice we face is broader than politics, deeper than charity.
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Verse of the Day: 'Your pain will turn into joy'

Very truly, I tell you, you will weep and mourn, but the world will rejoice; you will have pain, but your pain will turn into joy.
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Prayer of the Day: Bless Us with Foolishness

May God bless us with enough foolishness to believe that we really can make a difference in this world, so that we are able, with God's grace, to do what others claim cannot be done.
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Voice of the Day: Dorothy Day

We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.
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Verse of the Day: 'Do not be hard-hearted or tight-fisted'

If there is among you anyone in need, a member of your community in any of your towns within the land that the Lord your God is giving you, do not be hard-hearted or tight-fisted toward your needy
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Prayer of the Day: AIDS Caregivers

Pray for AIDS caregivers across Africa who provide medical assistance and accompaniment to those affected by the virus.
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Voice of the Day: Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Verse of the Day: 'So it is lawful to do good on the sabbath'

[Jesus] left that place and entered their synagogue; a man was there with a withered hand, and they asked him, "Is it lawful to cure on the sabbath?" so that they might accuse him.
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Prayer of the Day: Girls' Education

Pray that, across the globe, girls' education will be valued equally with boys' education.
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