The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'I see violence and strife in the city'

Confuse, O Lord, confound their speech; for I see violence and strife in the city. Day and night they go around it on its walls,
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Voice of the Day: Rosa Parks

As long as people use tactics to oppress or restrict other people from being free, there is work to be done.
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Voice of the Day: Mohandas Gandhi

We are constantly being astonished these days at the amazing discoveries in the field of violence.
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Verse of the Day: 'All these I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me'

The devil took [Jesus] to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor; and he said to him, "All these I will give you, if you will fall
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Voice of the Day: Wangari Maathai

We are called to assist the earth to heal her wounds and in the process heal our own -- indeed, to embrace the whole creation in all its diversity, beauty, and wonder.
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Verse of the Day: 'Though the fig tree does not blossom'

Though the fig tree does not blossom, and no fruit is on the vines; though the produce of the olive fails, and the fields yield no food;
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Verse of the Day: 'Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me'

Then [Jesus] took a little child and put it among them; and taking it in his arms, he said to them, "Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes
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Voice of the Day: Thich Nhat Hanh

The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
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Verse of the Day: 'He shall reign as king and deal wisely'

The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteous
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Voice of the Day: Mairead Corrigan

Our common humanity is more important than all the things that divide us. - Mairead Corrigan,
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