The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Aung San Suu Kyi

You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right.
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Verse of the Day: 'Those who hate bribes will live'

Those who are greedy for unjust gain make trouble for their households, but those who hate bribes will live.
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Voice of the Day: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Christianity stands or falls with its revolutionary protest against violence, arbitrariness, and pride of power, and with its plea for the weak.
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Verse of the Day: 'I see violence and strife in the city'

Confuse, O Lord, confound their speech; for I see violence and strife in the city. Day and night they go around it on its walls,
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Voice of the Day: Rosa Parks

As long as people use tactics to oppress or restrict other people from being free, there is work to be done.
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Voice of the Day: Mohandas Gandhi

We are constantly being astonished these days at the amazing discoveries in the field of violence.
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Verse of the Day: 'All these I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me'

The devil took [Jesus] to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor; and he said to him, "All these I will give you, if you will fall
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Voice of the Day: Wangari Maathai

We are called to assist the earth to heal her wounds and in the process heal our own -- indeed, to embrace the whole creation in all its diversity, beauty, and wonder.
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Verse of the Day: 'Though the fig tree does not blossom'

Though the fig tree does not blossom, and no fruit is on the vines; though the produce of the olive fails, and the fields yield no food;
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Verse of the Day: 'Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me'

Then [Jesus] took a little child and put it among them; and taking it in his arms, he said to them, "Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes
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