How would you finish the letter in the above picture? Wait, before we get to that let’s back up for a moment.
Are you familiar with the story of Mary and Martha? If not, take a look at Luke 10:38-42, I’ll wait.
Ok, now that you are back what do you think? If you are like most people you agree with Mary and disagree with Martha. We draw conclusions about Martha’s relentless hurry while Jesus was sitting in her living room. But there is something about Martha’s behavior that connects with me as both a leader and a parent.
I identify with her personality and driven spirit because it’s not my nature to sit and listen and totally unplug. I admire Martha’s personality and her ability to get things done. Then I had an idea...what would it look like if the story was changed just a bit and instead of Jesus sitting in the living room it was their kids.
What would it look like if I, if each of us, parentedRead More