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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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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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Missio on Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42)

The story of Mary and Martha is challenging for me. As someone who believes that we are on Earth for a purpose and a mission, simply sitting back and listening – even to Jesus Himself – seems like more of … more »

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