In the mid-1980s, I taught a Business Law class at Illinois Central College (ICC). One of the areas of law that was covered in the class was contract law. I taught my students that there are four conditions that are necessary in order for a contract (or agreement) to be legally valid and binding. The four conditions are:
One of the greatest benefits of growing up in a large family and raising seven children of my own was that there were always young children around the house. No matter how frustrating life got, I could always count on a baby or young child saying or doing something that would put a smile on my face.
Last Monday while I was in the adoration chapel, a former client of mine, Mary Grace Schneider, arrived for one of her weekly holy hours. I noticed that there was something different about her, but it didn’t register in my brain until she asked me to pray for her. That’s when I realized what was different. She had walked into the chapel without a brace or other walking device, something she had not been able to do for several years.