For The Woman Stretched In All Directions

 

There were about a half dozen of us together that morning at our Bible study class- women’s ministry leaders, Bible study teachers, women new to their faith, and women who had been believers for decades. We were gathered for the purpose of growing deeper in the foundational truths of the gospel. That day, the adult daughter of one of my classmates was visiting and she served up a question from her corner of the table:

“You know that story about Mary and Martha? I don’t know how to do it all. I feel stressed out on Sunday mornings from wrangling the kids. How do I make this work?”

She was tired, overwhelmed and wanting to get it right. Every woman in the room nodded in agreement.

(You can read the rest of this post over at Faithful Sparrow where I’m honored to be guest posting)

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