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"Jesus loved Martha and Mary and Lazarus." This unique statement in John's gospel tells us of the special relationship Jesus had with Martha, her sister, and her brother.

He reminds her that there is only one thing that is truly important -- listening to him. In Martha we see ourselves -- worried and distracted by all we have to do in the world and forgetting to spend time with Jesus.

It is, however, comforting to note that Jesus loved her just the same.

Jesus' response is not unkind, which gives us an idea of his affection for her.

Hospitality is paramount in the Middle East and Martha believed in its importance.

You might not be the FIRST man she blames all her problems on, but you sure as hell can be NEXT. On the whole, give single and divorced mothers a pass. Little girls long for daddies as much as little boys. The children of single mothers have already been wounded so deeply by the lack of a father.

And for the love of god, if you decide to give one a spin, STAY AWAY FROM THE CHILD. To give them some hope that it might be YOU, and then leave them is unspeakably cruel. You can’t save those little innocents, but you can save them from hurting even more.

If you ever find yourself referring to a woman whose husband died on a battlefield as a single mother, you should immediately pour Tabasco sauce into your eyes, because you deserve to weep all the tears I’m certain she has.