The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Carl Sandburg

Someday they'll give a war and nobody will come. -Carl Sandburg
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Verse of the Day: 'Take delight in the Lord'

Trust in the Lord, and do good; so you will live in the land, and enjoy security. Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
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Voice of the Day: George Eliot

Justice is like the Kingdom of God -- it is not without us as a fact, it is within us as a great yearning. -George Eliot, Romola
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Verse of the Day: 'Just and true are your ways'

And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb: "Great and amazing are your deeds, Lord God the Almighty!
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Voice of the Day: Ray McGovern

Peace is the experience of justice, and you can't have justice without truth.
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Verse of the Day: 'When I look at your heavens'

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars that you have established; what are human beings that you are mindful of them,
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Voice of the Day: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Earth's crammed with heaven, and every common bush afire with God.
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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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