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A lateral look at the story of Martha and Mary

(8 Posts)
Bags Mon 24-Jun-13 19:15:33

...made me smile

j08 Mon 24-Jun-13 19:21:54

I've always felt really sorry for Martha. Talk about the thin end of the wedge! (What does that mean?)

How's the temari going Bags?

Bags Mon 24-Jun-13 19:23:27

Read the story, jings. I think you'll like it. #humorous #light-hearted

j08 Mon 24-Jun-13 19:26:09

I have skim read it.


Bags Mon 24-Jun-13 19:32:39

Admire your ability to watch Corrie and skim read at the same time smile

Bags Mon 24-Jun-13 19:33:13

Temari at a standstill because of handache sad

Ana Mon 24-Jun-13 20:12:24

I've always felt sorry for Martha too, and I think she'd probably have just carried on doing what she knew best, heartening though it would be to believe she actually broke out...

(Yes, I know it's only a funny what if? story...)

Granny23 Mon 24-Jun-13 20:30:25

Totally 'get' the story and am reminded of some of my DH's relatives who, every Sunday, left the two Grans alone & bedbound in their homes with a cold ham salad, whilst the rest of the family went to the mission hall, had lunch there (in fellowship) and then spent the rest of the day chapping doors and annoying folk to tell them the 'Good News' that 'Jesus Saves'. I got this version of events from my MIL who never went to church as it was the Christian Duty of a good wife to have Sunday Lunch on the table, piping hot by 1.30pm - impossible to fit this in with an 11.30 service.