The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'Whoever loves a brother or sister'

Whoever says, "I am in the light," while hating a brother or sister, is still in the darkness. Whoever loves a brother or sister lives in the light.
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Voice of the Day: Joan Chittister

Don't tell me what you hope for. Tell me what you are doing to bring it. Then you will know both patience and justice.
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Verse of the Day: 'In your light we see light'

How precious is your steadfast love, O God! All people may take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house,
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Voice of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr.

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words.
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Verse of the Day: 'Seek the welfare of the city'

But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.
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Voice of the Day: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of
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Verse of the Day: 'As the earth brings forth its shoots'

For as the earth brings forth its shoots, and as a garden causes what is sown in it to spring up, so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to spring up before all the nations.
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Voice of the Day: Abraham Lincoln

Peace does not appear so distant as it did. I hope it will come soon, and come to stay; and so come as to be worth the keeping in all future time.
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Verse of the Day: 'Do not rob the poor'

Do not rob the poor because they are poor, or crush the afflicted at the gate; for the Lord pleads their cause
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Voice of the Day: Henri Nouwen

You are a Christian only so long as you constantly pose critical questions to the society you live in ...
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