And Mary has chosen the better part … to listen to the Lord speak.
Martha is at work, too, but in haste and angst.
The life of faith requires balance. A balance between contemplation and action.
Our readings this week speak of the need for hospitality and yet the need to also listen to the visitors in our lives. Indeed, not to miss an encounter with God in our lives.
Do you sometimes miss an encounter with God because you are doing or thinking something else?