have you read the book "the relatives came" by cythia rylant & stephen gammel?! oh it is so fun and wonderfully shows all the beauty & craziness that comes when we spend time with family. during the holidays i learned so much being with family members. here are 5 of the life lessons and epiphanies i pondered & gleaned. we learn so much from family -- whether it's our immediate family, extended family, and even our worldwide human family. thank goodness for this life experiment and learning journey we get to take together!