The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Mother Teresa

Give until it hurts, because real love hurts. - Mother Teresa
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Verse of the Day: 'Put no confidence in extortion'

Those of low estate are but a breath, those of high estate are a delusion; in the balances they go up; they are together lighter than a breath.
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Voice of the Day: Thomas Aquinas

To take usury for money lent is unjust in itself, because this is to sell what does not exist, and this evidently leads to inequality, which is contrary to justice.
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Verse of the Day: 'Are you the one who is to come?'

When the men had come to him, they said, "John the Baptist has sent us to you to ask, 'Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?'" Jesus had just then cured
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Voice of the Day: Catherine of Siena

To the true servant of God every place is the right place and every time is the right time.
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Verse of the Day: 'He raises up the poor from the dust'

He raises up the poor from the dust; he lifts the needy from the ash heap, to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor.
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Voice of the Day: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

There remains an experience of incomparable value ...
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Voice of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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Verse of the Day: 'Why then has the health of my poor people not been restored?'

For the hurt of my poor people I am hurt, I mourn, and dismay has taken hold of me. Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there?
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