The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr.

Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity.
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Verse of the Day: 'Alas for those who devise wickedness'

Alas for those who devise wickedness and evil deeds on their beds! When the morning dawns, they perform it, because it is in their power.
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Voice of the Day: Freya Stark

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
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Verse of the Day: 'The earth is the Lord's'

The earth is the Lord's and all that is in it, the world, and those who live in it. - Psalm 24:1
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Voice of the Day: Louis Evely

I often say to myself that, in our religion, God must feel very much alone: for is there anyone besides God who believes in the salvation of the world?
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Verse of the Day: 'Love covers all offenses'

Whoever winks the eye causes trouble, but the one who rebukes boldly makes peace. The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,
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Voice of the Day: Mary Caroline Richards

Love is not a doctrine. Peace is not an international agreement. Love and Peace are beings who live as possibilities within us.
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Voice of the Day: Jeffrey Sachs

Great social forces are the mere accumulation of individual actions.
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Verse of the Day: 'Blessed are the peacemakers'

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.
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Voice of the Day: Joan Chittister

We must now surrender to the obligation to understand and to care. We must surrender ourselves to becoming conscious, thinking members of the human race.
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