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Creative Ways to Find a Job

Saturday, September 28th, 2013
Job SearchDuring the fall semester of my senior in high school (1974), my friend Dennis told me about a new grocery store that had opened in the Westlake Shopping Center (across the street from Northwoods Mall).  The name of the store was Randall’s, and it was the first store in Peoria that had scanners at checkout lanes instead of cash registers, so items didn’t have to be rung up one at a time by… Read More

Weak: “having little physical power or ability”

Thursday, September 26th, 2013
For some unknown reason, during the past couple of weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about the 10 principal virtues of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  As a reminder, the 10 principal virtues are (1) her profound humility, (2) her lively faith, (3) her blind obedience, (4) her continual mental prayer, (5) her mortification in all things, (6) her surpassing purity, (7) her ardent charity, (8) her heroic patience, (9) her angelic sweetness, and (10) her divine wisdom. In an article I published in the Adoration Letter seven years ago (September 6, 2006) about the principal virtues of the Blessed Virgin Mary, I said the following:

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Rebellion Among McDonald’s Employees

Saturday, September 21st, 2013
McDonalds MonopolyWhen my wife and I returned to Peoria after I graduated from law school (1982), a cloud of fear overshadowed Central Illinois.  Peoria was still reeling from the thousands of layoffs that had taken place in the late 1970s.  Families were fleeing to other states in search of good-paying jobs. A lawyer for whom I had done some carpentry work while I was in college told… Read More


Saturday, September 14th, 2013
Fear Into ActionDuring the summer of 1989, most evenings I came home from work, ate supper with my family, and then sat in a lawn chair in the front yard of our home to read the newspaper.  We lived in a quiet, residential neighborhood in Peoria where there wasn’t much traffic. Each evening while I read the paper, my 8-year-old son, Harry, rode his bike on the street in front of our house.  There… Read More

The Appetite of Fear

Sunday, September 8th, 2013
Fear Stops LifeLast week I told you about the first auto accident injury case that I tried in front of a jury.  I won the case despite being up against a trial attorney who had more than 30 years of experience, compared to my two years of experience.  I told you about how I was like a fearless teenager who takes risks he shouldn’t take and jumps into situations he shouldn’t be involved… Read More