The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: John Templeton

If we had been holier people, we would have been angrier oftener. - John Templeton
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Verse of the Day: 'All who humble themselves'

The greatest among you will be your servant. All who exalt themselves will be humbled, and all who humble themselves will be exalted.
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Voice of the Day: Jane Addams

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
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Verse of the Day: 'Repair the ruined cities'

They will be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, to display his glory.
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Voice of the Day: Cornel West

You can't lead the people if you don't love the people. You can't save the people if you won't serve the people. - Cornel West
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Verse of the Day: 'Two small copper coins'

He sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums.
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Voice of the Day: Mary Daly

Why indeed must 'God' be a noun? Why not a verb -- the most active and dynamic of all?
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Verse of the Day: 'I will make you lie down in safety'

I will make for you a covenant on that day with the wild animals, the birds of the air, and the creeping things of the ground; and I will abolish the bow, the sword
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Voice of the Day: St. Francis of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon;
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Verse of the Day: 'Who may dwell on your holy hill?'

O Lord, who may abide in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy hill? Those who walk blamelessly, and do what is right,
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