The Common Good

Verse And Voice

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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Verse of the Day: 'The unjust knows no shame'

The officials within it are roaring lions; its judges are evening wolves that leave nothing until the morning.
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Voice of the Day: Nellie McClung

It is so much easier sometimes to sit down and be resigned than to rise up and be indignant.
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Verse of the Day: 'I have avoided the ways of the violent'

If you try my heart, if you visit me by night, if you test me, you will find no wickedness in me; my mouth does not transgress.
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Voice of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr.

One day we will learn that the heart can never be totally right if the head is totally wrong.
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