The Common Good

Verse And Voice

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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Verse of the Day: 'Consider and answer me, O Lord my God!'

How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? How long must I bear pain in my soul,
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Voice of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
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Verse of the Day: 'Not one of them is forgotten in God's sight'

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten in God's sight. But even the hairs of your head are all counted.
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