The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Sojourner Truth

I am not going to die, I'm going home like a shooting star.
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Verse of the Day: 'And there he prayed'

In the morning, while it was still very dark, he got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed.
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Voice of the Day: Joan Chittister

Prayer is an attitude toward life that sees everything as ultimately sacred, everything as potentially life-changing, everything as revelatory of life's meaning.
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Verse of the Day: 'Should not shepherds feed the sheep?'

Should not shepherds feed the sheep? You eat the fat, you clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fatlings; but you do not feed the sheep.
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Voice of the Day: Plato

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
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Verse of the Day: 'What is impossible for mortals is possible for God'

Jesus looked at him and said, "How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!
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Voice of the Day: Abigail Adams

We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. - Abigail Adams
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Verse of the Day: 'We are the clay, and you are our potter'

Yet, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand.
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Voice of the Day: Frederick Buechner

It is no wonder that just the touch of another human being at a dark time can be enough to save the day.
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Verse of the Day: 'He will quickly grant justice to them'

And will not God grant justice to his chosen ones who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long in helping them? I tell you, he will quickly grant justice to them.
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