The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Peace is not a passive but an active condition, not a negation but an affirmation. It is a gesture as strong as war.
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Verse of the Day: 'Just as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to me.'

"For I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, I was a stranger and you did not welcome me, naked and you did not give me clothing, s
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Voice of the Day: Rev. Joseph Lowery

Lord, in the complex arena of human relations, help us to make choices on the side of love, not hate; on the side of inclusion, not exclusion; tolerance, not intolerance.
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Verse of the Day: 'Those who are wise shall shine'

Those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.
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Voice of the Day: Elizabeth Alexander

What if the mightiest word is love, love beyond marital, filial, national. Love that casts a widening pool of light. Love with no need to preempt grievance.
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Voice of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
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Verse of the Day: 'Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts'

As God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.
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Verse of the Day: 'I am about to do a new thing'

I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.
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Voice of the Day: Muriel Rukeyser

I am in the world to change the world.
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Verse of the Day: 'Mourning and crying and pain will be no more'

And I heard a loud voice form the throne saying, "See, the home of God is among mortals.
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