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Living Simply, Clean Wisely

I’m a clean freak. There, I said it. I buy hand sanitizer in bulk, I’m usually within arm’s reach of disinfecting wipes, and I have a deep fondness for color-safe bleach.

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St. Josephine Bakhita is represented in this statue by Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz in this photo released by the Holy See Press Office Feb. 3, 2022. St. Bakhita, who was sold into slavery as a child, is the patron saint of the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, which is marked on her Feb. 8 feast day. (CNS photo/courtesy Holy See Press Office)

St. Josephine Bakhita—A Model of Faith

Her kidnappers gave her the name Bakhita, meaning “fortunate. ” Her life in captivity wasn’t quite so. Born in Darfur in 1869, Josephine Bakhita was taken by Arab slave traders when she was 9.

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Channel Surfing

Good Bones

It wouldn’t be unfair to credit Fixer Upper for reinventing the home renovation genre. The hit series, hosted by Chip and Joanna Gaines, has become an omnipresent force on the network and with good reason. Their hilarious chemistry has become their trademark. Hoping to capture lightning in a bottle twice, HGTV has given us Good Bones, hosted by mother-daughter team Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak.

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