The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue'

Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue, so that you may live and occupy the land that the Lord your God is giving you. - Deuteronomy 16:20
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Voice of the Day: Angelina Grimk

I stand before you as a moral being
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Verse of the Day: 'Pursue peace with everyone'

Pursue peace with everyone, and the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. - Hebrews 12:14
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Prayer of the Day: The Incarcerated

Pray for the ministry of Rev. Darren Ferguson and for all the urban poor incarcerated in Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
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Voice of the Day: Richard Rohr

I have committed myself to joy. I have come to realize that those who make space for joy, those who prefer nothing to joy, those who desire the utter reality, will most assuredly have it.
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Verse of the Day: 'Let the hills sing together for joy'

Let the sea roar, and all that fills it; the world and those who live in it. Let the floods clap their hands; let the hills sing together for joy
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Prayer of the Day: Gift of Tears

May God bless us with the gift of tears to shed with those who suffer from pain, rejection, starvation, or the loss of all that they cherish, so that we may reach out our hands to c
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Voice of the Day: African Proverb

When you pray, move your feet. - African Proverb
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Verse of the Day: 'The truth will make you free'

Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."
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Prayer of the Day: Day Laborers

Pray for an end to the mistreatment of immigrant day laborers and for the enactment of policies that protect the rights of all workers.
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