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My marriage is making me holy

Maybe you have heard the phrase, “Your making me a saint…” Typically this expression is used sarcastically when your spouse is testing your patience, and think it is a funny phrase, but I propose to use it here with a positive spin.

Marriage has a two fold purpose: the sanctification of each other and the revelation and glorification of God to the world. Both are noble roles, and include many beautiful things, like the cultivating of life, raising of family, and serving those in need. For this post I will be focusing on the former, how marriage works towards goodness in a spouse’s life.

When a husband and wife get married in the Church, they are promising to love, honor, and be true at all times. In this promise they are also affirming that they believe God has chosen them to play an essential role in each other’s sanctification. Read More →

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