The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'Here am I, the servant of the Lord'

Then Mary said, "Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word." - Luke 1:38
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Voice of the Day: Alice Walker

Our own small stone of activism, which might not seem to measure up to the rugged boulders of heroism we have so admired, is a paltry offering toward the building of an edifice
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Verse of the Day: 'I myself will search for my sheep'

For thus says the Lord God: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out.
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Voice of the Day: Frederick Buechner

The extraordinary thing that is about to happen is matched only by the extraordinary moment just before it happens. Advent is the name of that moment.
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Verse of the Day: 'For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life'

Such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God.
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Voice of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt

It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
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Verse of the Day: 'Those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength'

He gives power to the faint, and strengthens the powerless. Even youths will faint and be weary, and the young will fall exhuasted;
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Voice of the Day: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A prison cell, in which one waits, hopes ...
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Verse of the Day: 'I must decrease'

He must increase, but I must decrease. - John 3:30
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Voice of the Day: Etty Hillesum

Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others.
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