father

Fathers matter.  While it is common to attack fathers for being absent in families or an abusive presence, there are many fathers leaving justice legacies through courage, conviction and care.  Thank you for representing the heartbeat of our heavenly father. The Heartbeat of a Father Demonstrates Justice Through Courage You would take a bullet for…

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lady justice

By Judy Miller Motherland. Mothership. Motherboard. Mother Earth. All words that speak of nurture and support; life and essence; strength with grace, and hope, and mercy. Mothers have a gift for soothing crying babies, calming squabbling children, and creating order among a chaotic mix of meals, homework, lessons, schedules. They push us, knowing we may…

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shelter in place

While we shelter in place, injustice roams freely.  Confusion around new laws, unemployment, assistance with government funds, safety from abuse, protection from fraud and the list goes on.  Administer Justice is open – virtually.  You can trust us and we are here to help.  Call 847-844-1100 for phone/video assistance.  Here is guidance through this confusing…

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coronavirus

Life is temporarily changing as the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) grows.  Schools, libraries, park districts, churches, restaurants and some businesses are closing.  Travel is restricted.  Social distancing is a new word in our vocabulary as fear spreads.  How should you respond in the midst of this national crisis? 1.  Don’t panic – participate With new…

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legal ministry

Our first nationwide Thanksgiving was proclaimed by President George Washington on November 26, 1789, “as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favours of Almighty God.”  Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a federal holiday during the civil war through a powerful proclamation. Thanksgiving has…

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dad

Happy father’s day.  Originally rooted in honoring St. Joseph, Jesus’s earthly father, in the 1500’s by the Catholic Church, an official recognition did not come in the United States until 1972 when signed into law by Richard Nixon.  Why celebrate?  I believe at the core of every man beats a heart for justice.  A heart…

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DCFS

by Nancy Allen, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, Gospel Justice Initiative My hometown of Crystal Lake recently experienced one of the worst injustices of all—the abuse that led to the death of an innocent child. Crystal Lake recently ranked 10th in the U.S. as one of the “Best Small Cities in the Country” based on quality…

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campaign

Tuesday is #Giving Tuesday.  Why wait?  Give now before you forget. Give now Some ideas are worth continuing.  In 2012, the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation came together and created a day to tap into the generosity of the American spirit.  And Giving Tuesday began. Six years later tens of thousands of…

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