The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Satish Kumar

Lead me from death to life, from falsehood to truth. Lead me from despair to hope, from fear to trust. Lead me from hate to love,
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Verse of the Day: 'Those who oppress the hired workers'

I will be swift to bear witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who oppress the hired workers in their wages, the w
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Voice of the Day: Dorothy Day

I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
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Voice of the Day: T.S. Eliot

You are not here to verify, Instruct yourself, or inform curiosity Or carry report. You are here to kneel Where prayer has been valid. And prayer is more
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Verse of the Day: 'The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field'

The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
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Verse of the Day: 'I will save the lame and gather the outcast'

I will remove disaster from you, so that you will not bear reproach for it. I will deal with all your oppressors at that time.
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Voice of the Day: Joan Baez

Action is the antidote to despair.
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Verse of the Day: 'Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving'

Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! Amen.
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Voice of the Day: Gilbert Keith Chesterton

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
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Verse of the Day: 'Hear a just cause, O Lord'

Hear a just cause, O Lord; attend to my cry; give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit. From you let my vindication come;
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