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So Unfair Dad

Saturday, March 25th, 2017
After I published my recent article about how various local politicians, businesspeople, and former Caterpillar employees behaved after the announcement that Caterpillar was moving its headquarters to Chicago, I received an email from a man who is employed by Caterpillar in an upper-management position. For the purpose of this article, I’m going to call him “James.” James is in his… Read More

A Choice You and I Must Make

Saturday, September 24th, 2016
whats-your-choiceCan you imagine how Saint Joseph felt when he was unable to find a suitable place for his wife to give birth to her child? How would you feel if your wife was about to give birth and the best you could do for her was a barn full of animals? For Saint Joseph, this had to be the most humiliating experience of his life. Did he get angry? Did he become… Read More

Can God’s Grace Be “Banked”?

Saturday, September 17th, 2016
bank-accountLast month, I made a telephone call to a man I’ve known for more than 20 years. For the purpose of this article, I’m going to call him “Luke.” I hadn’t seen Luke for several months. I had been accustomed to seeing him at least once a week in the adoration chapel, then he stopped showing up. After Luke stopped coming to the chapel, I asked another… Read More

Responding to a Raging Critic

Saturday, May 7th, 2016
criticLast week I received a letter from a man who felt compelled to put me in my place. One of his comments pertained to my recent article, A Gunfighter Rides Into Peoria. In that article, I described what happened during a recent trial that I was involved in. Here’s what… Read More

A Decision Not To Be A Victim

Saturday, April 16th, 2016
victim-mentalityTwo weeks ago, I wrote about some of the abusive teachers that I had at the Catholic grade school that I attended during the 1960s. Last week, I wrote about how the Read More