The Right And The Good

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, z”l Buried among the epic passages in Va’etchanan – among them the Shema and the Ten Commandments – is a brief passage with large implications for the moral life in Judaism. Here it is together with the preceding verse:
Be very vigilant to keep the commandments of the L-rd your G-d, and the testimonies and decrees with which He has charged you. Do what is right and what is good in the L-rd’s eyes, so that it may go well with you, and you may go in and take possession of the good land that the L-rd swore to your ancestors to give you (Deut.