I realized that I have been spending a lot of time and energy on things that are of no worth. Things that have been taking me away from my Savior and which have not made me a better disciple. I've decided that this Christmas I don't want to waste my time being a Martha-- but instead want to focus on being a Mary. I am going to try to focus on Christmas activities and traditions that bring me and my family closer to God rather than those that overwhelm and stress me out. I want to have a MARY CHRISTMAS (ha, ha, get it?), one centered on the Savior and not on worldly things. I've thought of a few ideas to try out, I'll let you know how I do! Any suggestions?
I thought this was a beautiful painting of Mary and Martha from an African perspective. I love to see pictures of Jesus as black, Native american, Asian, etc... It reminds me that he isn't just my Savior but the Savior of ALL mankind.