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A Reason to Panic

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
Stress MeterIt happened during the summer of 1990.  Georgette needed to go to the grocery store, so she asked me to keep an eye on our four children while she was gone.  At that time, Harry was nine, Anna was seven, Maria was six, and Laura was three. Georgette was gone for about an hour and a half.  When she returned home, I was in the den; I was sitting at my desk and reading a book.  The following… Read More

A Legacy Worth Talking About

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Veronica VeilImagine you are driving on University Street in Peoria and in the distance you see a large crowd of people gathered in a parking lot.  As you drive closer to the crowd, you see a man who you have met before tied to a telephone pole.  To your horror, you see two young, well-built men taking turns at beating the man with leather whips that have sharp pieces of metal attached to the ends… Read More

An Order for the Death of Your Son

Saturday, February 15th, 2014
Death OrderAbout 20 years ago, I was hired to represent a young man in his mid-20s who had been charged with the crime of arson.  He had set fire to the house of a man who had “stolen” his girlfriend away from him.  (For the purpose of this article, I’m going to call my client “James.”) The crime was committed while James was drunk.  He had not planned on burning the house down.  He impulsively… Read More

Something To Cry About

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
Mother Holding Sleeping BabyI met my wife, Georgette, on August 4, 1978, a few weeks before starting my senior year in college.  We dated for almost two years and we got married on June 15, 1980, a couple of months before I started my second year of law school. Within a month of our marriage, Georgette became pregnant with our first child, Harry.  Early in her pregnancy, Georgette… Read More

A Simple Reminder

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
Prayer Before MealsLast week, my daughter, Laura, shared a recent experience in a family email.  After I read the email, I asked Laura if I could publish what she said in my Adoration Letter.  She said yes.  Laura is 26 years old and was recently involved in a play at a local community theater.  I changed the name of her friend to protect her friend’s privacy.  Here’s the email:

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