The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Dom Helder Camara

Watch how you live. Your lives may be the only gospel your sisters and brothers will ever read. - Dom Helder Camara,
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Verse of the Day: 'You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice'

Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek the Lord,
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Verse of the Day: 'Hands that shed innocent blood'

There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
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Voice of the Day: Joan Chittister

Anger is not bad. Anger can be a very positive thing, the thing that moves us beyond the acceptance of evil.
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Verse of the Day: 'He withdrew again to the mountain by himself'

When Jesus realized that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, he withdrew again to the mountain by himself.
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Voice of the Day: John Rutter

Deep peace of the running wave to you. Deep peace of the flowing air to you. Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.
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Verse of the Day: 'Happy are those who consider the poor'

Happy are those who consider the poor; the Lord delivers them in the day of trouble. The Lord protects them and keeps them alive;
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Verse of the Day: 'Perplexed, but not driven to despair'

But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us.
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Voice of the Day: James Baldwin

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
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