The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'Therefore love truth and peace'

Thus says the Lord of hosts: The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be seasons of joy and gladnes
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Voice of the Day: Alan Paton

O Lord, open my eyes that I may see the needs of others; open my ears that I may hear their cries; open my heart so that they need not be without succor; let me not be afraid to
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Verse of the Day: 'Along the paths of justice'

My fruit is better than gold, even fine gold, and my yield than choice silver. I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice.
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Voice of the Day: Barbara Kingsolver

The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope.
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Voice of the Day: St. Augustine

We are talking about God. What wonder is it that you do not understand? If you do understand, then it is not God.
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Verse of the Day: 'The Lord is my portion'

But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
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Verse of the Day: 'God chose what is weak'

But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong.
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Voice of the Day: Dorothy Day

We must talk about poverty, because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it. - Dorothy Day
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Verse of the Day: 'Justice for the poor'

I know that the Lord maintains the cause of the needy, and executes justice for the poor. - Psalm 140:12
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Voice of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr.

Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice. - Martin Luther King Jr.
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