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I want to be a Mary

Today I read Luke 10, the part where Martha is getting upset with Mary for not helping her with preparation for guests.  I think a whole lot of time is spent being a Martha, and Jesus does not discourage the work and preparations she is doing, but he also doesn't take away from Mary what she has chosen to do and in fact he says she has chosen the best option.

Me being a Martha is helpful and good, but if it rules over the part where I chose to sit at Jesus feet, then I am missing out on the very good! I love this, and I needed it today.  I needed to hear that if I chose to sit at the feet of Jesus Christ, He will not take that away, and I want to know more how to do that better!  For it is at his feet that I feel at rest! Oh Jesus, why do I forget this so easy, especially now that I'm older.  I want to remember every day!

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