S. Thevanesan (New York, USA)
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“Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but few things are needed — or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.” - Luke 10:41-42 (NIV)
In today’s reading, Martha wanted to offer Jesus the best hospitality, and she expected a little help from Mary in the kitchen. However, Mary wanted to sit at the feet of Jesus and listen to what he had to say. This story reminds us that hospitality means more than offering...
Listening is a spiritual gift that I can offer someone today.
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