Luke 10

Wait, Few Things are Needed?

Living in Washington D.C., the mecca of the politics, one rarely hears words like Jesus’ to Martha in Luke 10 – “few things are needed.” The DC culture promotes juggling many activities simultaneously so you can advance as quickly as … more »

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Serving as Mary, Serving as Martha

The story of Martha and Mary is familiar to most people who have grown up in the church.  I am well versed in it, but this narrative does have a slightly different and deeper meaning now that I am working, more … more »

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Martha’s Defense Mechanism

Irrational fears, negative self-talk, an overwhelming sense of pressure to perform, an endless flood of what ifs – with much of my life seeming like one big cloud of unknown, these are the things that frequently consume my mind. What … more »

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Maybe Mary’s Right, but Martha’s Me

Although I’ve read the story of Mary and Martha many times, I’ve never found it to be one of my favorite stories in the Bible. I’ve never really asked myself why it bothers me, but I know that it does. … more »

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