The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Marian Wright Edelman

You just need to be a flea against injustice.
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Verse of the Day: 'Let your gentleness be known to everyone'

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near.
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Voice of the Day: Albert Einstein

We must be prepared to make the same heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war.
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Verse of the Day: 'Hear this ... who abhor justice and pervert all equity'

Hear this, you rulers of the house of Jacob and chiefs of the house of Israel, who abhor justice and pervert all equity, who build Zion with blood
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Voice of the Day: Elie Wiesel

What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor but the silence of the bystander.
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Verse of the Day: 'When kindred live together in unity'

How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down upon the beard,
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Voice of the Day: Diane Ackerman

Love is an act of sedition, a revolt against reason, an uprising in the body politic, a private mutiny.
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Verse of the Day: 'My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations'

Then they came to Jerusalem. And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling and those who were buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves; and he would not allow anyone to carry anything through the temple.
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Voice of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. - Martin Luther King Jr.
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Verse of the Day: 'They shall be like a tree planted by water'

Blessed are those who trust in the Lord, whose trust is in the Lord. They shall be like a tree planted by water, sending out its roots by the stream.
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