Jesus, Joseph and Mary! —

I hear people say this a lot, seemingly to be a replacement for cursing. The ten commandments say not to take the Lord’s name in vain, such as is the case when the name of Jesus or God is used to blatantly curse. From what I can see, this saying is supposed to be a way to not curse. But come on — let’s not fool ourselves — it’s still taking the Lord’s name in vain, just in a different way. Continue reading Jesus, Joseph and Mary! —