The better part.” What is it? Mary chooses stillness while Martha chooses busyness. Mary chooses to listen to Jesus’ words while Martha chooses to tell him what she requires to provide proper hospitality. Preachers who think Martha gets a bad rap usually emphasize the latter interpretation.
During my ordination process...
Reflect on how high a priority it is for you to seek, find, and choose “the better part.”
Respond by posting a prayer.