Friday, 29 May 2020


Oh Martha!

Jesus & his disciples, to the village
On their way
Martha opened up her home
“Come on in, please stay!”

Now Martha was so busy
Cooking up a treat
But Mary simply listened
Whilst sitting at Jesus feet.

Martha couldn’t see Jesus
She’d looked the other way
With do, do, do, do, do, do, do, do
Distracted all day!

Mary, at the feet of Jesus
Saw him face to face
Heard every word he spoke
Was in the right place.

Martha fumed at Mary
Told Jesus it was not fair!
That Mary was doing nothing
That she clearly didn’t care!

So, Jesus smiled, ‘now Martha!’
‘Oh Martha, don’t be vexed
Only one thing is needed, see,

Mary has chosen what is BEST!’

Read Luke 10:38-42

Q.    What does this mean for me?

Martyn Rowe