The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Millicent Fenwick

I have come to believe that the one thing people cannot bear is a sense of injustice. Poverty, cold, even hunger, are more bearable than injustice.
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Verse of the Day: 'Look at the nations, and see!'

Look at the nations, and see! Be astonished! Be astounded! For a work is being done in your days that you would not believe if you were told.
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Voice of the Day: Archbishop Oscar Romero

Peace is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of cemeteries. Peace is not the silent result of violent repression.
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Verse of the Day: 'Those from earth may strike terror no more'

O Lord, you will hear the desire of the meek; you will strengthen their heart, you will incline your ear to do justice for the orphan and the oppressed, so that those from earth
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Voice of the Day: Amelia Barr

Injustice is a sixth sense, and rouses all the others. - Amelia Barr,
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Verse of the Day: 'Forgive others their trespasses'

For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you; but if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
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Voice of the Day: Allan Boesak

It is not only the freedom of the oppressed that is at stake ... but also the liberation of the oppressor.
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Verse of the Day: 'The breath of the Almighty gives me life'

The spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life. - Job 33:4
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Voice of the Day: Corazon Aquino

Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last.
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Verse of the Day: 'The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord'

Listen! The wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.
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