The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Saint Basil

The bread that you possess belongs to the hungry. The clothes that you store in boxes, belong to the naked. The shoes rotting by you, belong to the bare-foot.
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Verse of the Day: 'Seek peace, and pursue it'

Come, O children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord. Which of you desires life, and covets many days to enjoy good?
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Voice of the Day: Anne Frank

How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment, we can start now, start slowly changing the world!
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Verse of the Day: 'Hold fast to love and justice'

But as for you, return to your God, hold fast to love and justice, and wait continually for your God.
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Voice of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr.

Cowardice asks the question: Is it safe? Expediency asks the question: Is it politic? Vanity asks the question: Is it popular? But conscience asks the question: Is it right?
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Voice of the Day: Mother Jones

We must stand together; if we don't, there will be no victory for any one of us.
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Verse of the Day: 'They need not go away; you give them something to eat.'

When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick.
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Voice of the Day: Reinhold Neibuhr

Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
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Verse of the Day: 'Be gracious to me, O Lord'

Be gracious to me, O Lord. See what I suffer from those who hate me; you are the one who lifts me up from the gates of death,
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Verse of the Day: 'The Lord is near to the brokenhearted'

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears, and rescues them from all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted,
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