The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Barbara Kingsolver

Feeling that morality has nothing to do with the way you use the resources of the world is an idea that can't persist much longer. If it does, then we won't.
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Verse of the Day: 'It shall be a jubilee'

And you shall hallow the fiftieth year and you shall proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants.
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Verse of the Day: 'All of you are one'

There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.
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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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