"Pride goeth before a fall" is a Bible verse I learned before I fully understood it. Now I understand and can add to it. "Pride goeth before, and sometimes after, a fall."
My Table Is Spread
My Table is Spread: "Arsenic and Old Lace," an old movie that I found amusing, seemed sinister to our 10-year-old granddaughter and her friend.
I grew up among grandparents who went every year to their birthplaces for the family grave-cleaning and dinner on the ground. Back to Tolar and Kosse and Colorado City, they went to chop weeds and mow and plant and keep the graves of their parents and siblings. They brought baskets of food -- fried chicken, and green beans cooked with fatback and new potatoes, and peach pie, and cornbread -- to eat when they broke from work at midday.
My Table Is Spread: It is surprising that the Obama administration insists that the Little Sisters of the Poor follow the government mandate to provide contraceptives and related counseling to their employees.
Opinion: The headline read, "Game Changer." Below it, a picture of the July Vanity Fair cover girl Caitlyn Jenner. It's the same old game with some brand new players.
My Table is Spread: Shortly after I turned in my last column about my daughter's work to reduce violence, she faced violence at home.
My Table is Spread: What we have in common are names and stories and hopes, but first we have to come together.
My Table is Spread: I've had enough of death. I want to spend this season with the opened tomb and Christ's breath-giving life.
My Table is Spread: In his passion, Jesus the rabbi acts on what he has taught others to do.
My Table is Spread: It's been a bloody January in France. I suppose most months are bloody there, as here, but not in a way I notice.