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My Family is Holy! Not perfect, but holy.

It is easy to dismiss one’s own family as holy amidst the reality of the daily mishaps.  Carelessness such as not picking up after one’s self, snapping an angry remark out of fatigue, fear, pride or jealously and just needing space that is not available due to tight quarters and young children.  But, going beyond these mishaps is what makes us holy.  I imagine that the Holy Family, Jesus, Mary and Joseph had their moments.  The scripture stories of Jesus being left behind in the temple after the Passover celebration (Luke 2:41-52) as well as …

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