The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'Whoever corrects a scoffer wins abuse'

Whoever corrects a scoffer wins abuse; whoever rebukes the wicked gets hurt. A scoffer who is rebuked will only hate you;
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Voice of the Day: Dwight D. Eisenhower

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
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Verse of the Day: 'I will not save them by bow, or by sword, or by war'

But I will have pity on the house of Judah, and I will save them by the Lord their God; I will not save them by bow, or by sword,
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Voice of the Day: Anne O'Hare McCormick

The struggle to maintain peace is immeasurably more difficult than any military operation.
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Verse of the Day: 'Let the little children come to me'

Then little children were being brought to him in order that he might lay his hands on them and pray.
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Voice of the Day: Dalai Lama

Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.
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Verse of the Day: 'Must my sheep eat what you have trodden with your feet?'

As for you, my flock, thus says the Lord God: I shall judge between sheep and sheep, between rams and goats: Is it not enough for you to feed on the good pasture, but you must
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Voice of the Day: Sojourner Truth

Religion without humanity is poor human stuff. - Sojourner Truth
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Verse of the Day: 'One's life does not consist in the abundance of possessions'

And he said to them, "Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one's life does not consist in the abundance of possessions."
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Voice of the Day: Barbara Kingsolver

To people who think of themselves as God's houseguests, American enterprise must seem arrogant beyond belief. Or stupid.
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