Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
July 29, A.D. 2005
Leviticus 23:1, 4-11, 15-16, 27, 34b-37
Psalm 81:3-6, 10-11
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
"Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things."
I dare say that there are more Martha's in the world than Mary's. How many times do
we find ourselves asking: "What are you doing to help? I'm doing everything myself,
and you're just expanding your horizons. Is that fair?"
But Jesus tells us that those who wait upon Him, no matter what the appearance, have
chosen the better part. We need wait on nothing other than His word and His command
and it will empower each of us to do as we ought.
Sitting at Jesus' feet is a difficult task--nearly an impossible task. We have so many
things to do, so many obligations to meet, so many places to go. But whatever you
need do, wherever you go, whoever you see, the Lord is there waiting for you to bring
a moment's attention to Him. And He will say to you at that moment, "You have chosen
the better part." So, let us do so.
Lives of the saints:
Friday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time
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