The Common Good

Verse And Voice

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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Verse of the Day: 'He will speak peace to his people'

Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his faithful, to those who turn to him in their hearts.
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Voice of the Day: T.S. Eliot

For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.
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Verse of the Day: 'I the Lord do not change'

For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, have not perished. - Malachi 3:6
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Voice of the Day: Julia C.R. Dorr

O darkest Year! O brightest Year! O changeful Year of joy and woe, Today we stand beside thy bier, Still loth to let thee go!
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Verse of the Day: 'Get yourselves a new heart and a new spirit!'

Cast away from you all the transgressions that you have committed against me, and get yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! Why will you die, O house of Israel?
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Voice of the Day: G.K. Chesterton

The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul.
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Verse of the Day: 'What has come into being in him was life'

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.
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