The Common Good

Verse And Voice

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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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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