The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Frederick Buechner

The extraordinary thing that is about to happen is matched only by the extraordinary moment just before it happens. Advent is the name of that moment.
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Verse of the Day: 'For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life'

Such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God.
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Voice of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt

It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
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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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