Posts made in November 2012

Fall’s Foods-of-the-Month: Dinner with Martha and Mary!

Posted on Nov 28, 2012 in Faith, Food and Fitness | 2 comments

Do you ever feel time is flying by–uncontrollably fast?  That it was just August, and you blinked, and now it’s November?  That’s how I feel!  I think, as a mom, the Fall months are especially susceptible to disappearing before our eyes.  With two kids in high school, one in junior high, and one in elementary school, “normal” life is already full; add on all the extra, unforeseen events–happy or difficult–and somehow the end of summer has become the beginning of winter.  During these months my blog has had to take backseat to other priorities.  But there’s always a silver lining….

Back in September, while contemplating my “Food-of-the-Month,” I happened to read the story of Martha and Mary in Luke 10:38-42.  I’m guessing I had been praying for HELP in juggling the many activities, needs and concerns in my family’s life with my own when Jesus‘ words became personal to me.  Instead of “Martha, Martha…” I heard “Laurie, Laurie, you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed.  Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”

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