Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hope and Justice

So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth. - Job 5:16

Voice of the Day
To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. - Howard Zinn

Prayer of the Day
Lord, in times of disappointment and distress, we remember that you are a good God. When we feel overwhelmed by the darkness, help us to hold fast to the powerful light of hope.

(From Sojourners Verse and Voice, August 21)

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