The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Black Elk

"Grown men can learn from very little children for the hearts of the little children are pure. Therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss." - Black Elk Black Elk + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Verse of the Day: Matthew 19:13-15

Then little children were being brought to him in order that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples spoke sternly to those who brought them; but Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs.’ And he laid his hands on them and went on his way. - Matthew 19:13-15 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: Christ's glorious Resurrection

God of eternal love, we know that Christ's glorious Resurrection is a testament to your unending love. Grant that we may look with hope to sharign in your heavenly glory, and see you face-to-face. Amen.
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Prayer of the Day: Crosses and Empty Tombs

Lord, we pray we never find ourselves without hope, without a glimpse of the empty tomb each time we happen upon a cross. Help us begin our daily journey expecting both crosses and empty tombs and rejoicing when we encounter either because we know you are with us. Amen. - Adapted from Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals
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Voice of the Day: Geraldine Ferraro

"We've chosen the path to equality, don't let them turn us around."  - Geraldine Ferraro Geraldine Ferraro + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Verse of the Day: John 11:7-10

Then after this [Jesus] said to the disciples, "Let us go to Judea again." The disciples said to him, "Rabbi, the Jews were just now trying to stone you, and are you going there again?" Jesus answered, "Are there not twelve hours of daylight? Those who walk during the day do not stumble, because they see the light of this world. But those who walk at night stumble, because the light is not in them." - John 11:7-10 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Voice of the Day: Native American Proverb

 “Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” - Native American Proverb Native American Proverb + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Verse of the Day: Psalm 130:1-4

Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications! If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand? But there is forgiveness with you, so that you may be revered. - Psalm 130:1-4 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: O Great Spirit

O Great Spirit, grant that I may never find fault with my neighbor until I have walked the trail of life in his moccasins. Amen. - Cherokee Prayer
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Voice of the Day: Mary Wollstonecraft

 "It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world." - Mary Wollstonecraft Mary Wollstonecraft + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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