In churches, normal is lukewarm Christianity, self-centered spiritual consumerism, and shallow, me-driven
faith. God has become a means to an end, a tool in our toolbox to accomplish what we want. The majority of people claim to know God, but by their actions they deny him. And all this is normal. But normal isn’t working.
Mary made a deliberate choice. She wasn’t being lazy and using company as an excuse to get out of helping her sister with chores. She was choosing to focus on what mattered the most.