The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Marian Wright Edelman

Justice is not cheap. Justice is not quick. It is not ever finally achieved.
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Verse of the Day: 'You have taken up my cause, O Lord'

You heard my plea, "Do not close your ear to my cry for help, but give me relief!" You came near when I called you; you said, "Do not fear!" You have taken up my cause, O Lord,
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Voice of the Day: Alfred Lord Tennyson

More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of. - Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Verse of the Day: 'You are not far from the kingdom of God'

Then the scribe said to him, "You are right, Teacher; you have truly said that 'he is one, and besides him there is no other'; and 'to love him with all the heart, and with all
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Voice of the Day: Emily Dickinson

"Hope" is the thing with feathers
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Verse of the Day: 'Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope'

As for you also, because of the blood of my covenant with you, I will set your prisoners free from the waterless pit.
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Voice of the Day: The Dalai Lama

If there is love, there is hope to have real families, real brotherhood, real equanimity, real peace.
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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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