Saints Martha, Mary, and Lazarus,
Pray for us
John 11:19-27

 

Martha is an example of a woman whose love for God expressed itself in the service of love. She manifested her love for Jesus by providing him and his disciples a home whenever they were near Jerusalem. Mahalia Jackson, the gospel singer, once said that some folks are so heaven-minded that they are no earthly good. Religion, in other words, that has only a head in the sky and no feet on the ground benefits no one