Almost everyone thinks of themselves as more Martha-ish. They say they need to Mary it up more often and just be in Jesus’ presence – but then they continue to hang on to the Martha behaviors of doing by trying to balance the two actions. “God’s part and my part” or “God-and” as AW Tozer calls it: “The evil habit of seeking ‘God-and’ effectively prevents us from finding God in full revelation…” …[250 more words]…
We are home schooling, but clearly no education of the formal kind was going to take place today…and formal education is still play-based around here. The only education was going to be me modeling behavior and response in the face of aggravation.
He didn’t take her on a date. He didn’t play board games with the family. The list goes on and on, different offenses to match each individual’s preferences.
But what if the offending spouse had done everything she desired for the perfect Mother’s Day? Would that really have been […]