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Where can you find more balance? The answer may be in the story of Mary and Martha

Much has been made of this reading over the years. If one were to do a historical review of commentaries on this reading, one would find a wide variety of interpretations that often contradict one another. Some have viewed this reading as a criticism of traditional female roles (meal preparation in the kitchen) as compared to more traditional male roles (education, learning at the "feet of the master").

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Why the Sabbath is important

In the Bible God created the world in six days, found it good and very good, and rested on the seventh day, the Sabbath. Jesus would take private time in the wilderness. Gandhi would spend one day a week in silence. All of us need time to spend in solitude, within ourselves to rejuvenate and recharge our batteries.

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