The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'Those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength'

He gives power to the faint, and strengthens the powerless. Even youths will faint and be weary, and the young will fall exhuasted;
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Voice of the Day: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A prison cell, in which one waits, hopes ...
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Verse of the Day: 'I must decrease'

He must increase, but I must decrease. - John 3:30
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Voice of the Day: Etty Hillesum

Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others.
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Verse of the Day: 'Have we not all one father?'

Have we not all one father? Has not one God created us? Why then are we faithless to one another, profaning the covenant of our ancestors?
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Voice of the Day: Jalaluddin Rumi

You have spent your seeing, hearing, intelligence and the pure celestial substances; what have you purchased form the earth?
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Verse of the Day: 'Blessed are the eyes that see what you see!'

Then turning to the disciples, Jesus said to them privately, "Blessed are the eyes that see what you see!
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Voice of the Day: Alice Walker

So let me tell you: I intend to protect my home. Praying -- not a curse -- only the hope that my courage will not fail my love.
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Verse of the Day: 'Righteousness and peace will kiss each other'

Steadfast love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will kiss each other. Faithfulness will spring up from the ground,
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Voice of the Day: Seamus Heaney

Call the miracle self-healing: The utter self-revealing double-take of feeling. If there's fire on the mountain Or lightning and storm
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