The Common Good

Verse And Voice

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!
+Continue Reading

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?
+Continue Reading

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.
+Continue Reading

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.
+Continue Reading

Voice of the Day: Howard Thurman

When the song of the angel is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and princes are home,
+Continue Reading

Verse of the Day: 'He will bring forth justice to the nations'

Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations.
+Continue Reading

Voice of the Day: Evelyn Underhill

I do hope your Christmas has had a little touch of Eternity in among the rush and pitter patter and all.
+Continue Reading

Verse of the Day: 'Come and see'

Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth." Nathanael said to him, "C
+Continue Reading

Voice of the Day: John Lennon

And so this is Christmas, and what have you done? Another year over, and a new one just begun. And so this is Christmas, I hope you have fun,
+Continue Reading

Verse of the Day: 'Prepare the way of the Lord'

A voice cries out: "In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up,
+Continue Reading