Clearing Away the Psychic Clutter: Martha and Mary in Luke 10:38-42

The story of Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42)is the Gospel lection for July 18, 2010. I’ve always thought that Martha gets some bad press here. After all, she has welcomed Jesus into her home and is in the process of making him an elaborate meal. And what thanks does she get for her trouble? A negative comparison with little sis and some advice on simplifying her menu. [Read more…]