The theme for July is "The most important thing: Making time for God in our lives."
What would you do if Jesus was coming to visit your home as he did to the home of his friends Lazarus, Mary, and Martha in Luke 10:38-42? I think I might be more like Martha -- cleaning, cooking, wanting to have everything just right for my guest. To be sure, hospitality is good and important, but in this story we learn that it needs to be done with something more in mind. Jesus must always be at the center of all we do. When we are making our schedules and to-do lists, how often do we put time in there for prayer and God? Jesus teaches us in this story that he wants to feed us, not be fed. By our example and our actions may we always teach our children this lesson of doing good like Martha with the heart of Mary.
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