Martha, Martha


My name is Jennifer and I am a Martha.

I want to be a Mary. I am working toward being a Mary, but that list, my list, just grows longer and longer. 

Most of the time I think, "If people would just pull their weight!" I mean, someone has to get things done. 

But what if, just what if- I am not the one God intends to do these things. 

God may be calling me to only pray for the need. If I put aside my need to fix, my need take action at every request, the right person will rise and accomplish it, maybe even better than myself?  

Could I be stealing someone's blessing? The blessing they might need by accomplishing a task that was meant for them? 

Even more than that, am I truly able to do the jobs God has meant for me if I am bogged down by taking on other's needs that could be better solved by someone else?

Galatians 6:4-5  says "Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone without comparing themselves to someone else, for each one should carry their own load."




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