The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'Pour out your heart like water'

Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches! Pour out your heart like water before the presence of the Lord!
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Verse of the Day: 'Peace to you who were far off'

So he came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near; I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the brea
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Voice of the Day: Seamus Heaney

History says, Don't hope on this side of the grave.
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Verse of the Day: 'A sowing of peace'

For there shall be a sowing of peace; the vine shall yield its fruit, the ground shall give its produce, and the skies shall give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this
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Voice of the Day: Adrienne Rich

My heart is moved by all I cannot save: so much has been destroyed. I have to cast my lot with those who age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world.
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Voice of the Day: Francois Fenelon

All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers. Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born.
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Verse of the Day: 'One new humanity'

He has abolished the law with its commandments and ordinances, that he might create in himself one new humanity in place of the two, thus making peace, and might reconcile both
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Verse of the Day: 'Return to the Lord'

Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the Lord. Let us lift up our hearts as well as our hands to God in heaven.
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Voice of the Day: Thich Nhat Hanh

Once there is seeing, there must be acting. Otherwise, what is the use of seeing? - Thich Nhat Hanh
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Voice of the Day: Mother Teresa

Today, the same Christ is in people who are unwanted, unemployed, uncared for, hungry, naked, and homeless.
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