Admittedly if , while pondering our Gospel reading for this Sunday, one thinks of this song (as I have) by the Clash one has to consider it very loosely as a double entendre. In a rather "loose" interpretation, (and I really may be stretching it a bit here) it gets us to some of the points we might be making. I mean, Mary and Martha are clashing, right? And we may be pondering about what the Gospel is saying regarding, love and whether one is staying or doing?
Then again, perhaps you're taking a both/and approach to the reading?
Maybe, though, you are going with Amos instead and pondering a contrast between how having a relationship with God means living a life as rich as a basket of summer fruit? Or, how a life without a relationship with God produces a desert of desolation? (Amos has a few strong words about this life without God idea). Maybe you like the story form Genesis about Abraham and Sarah entertaining angels unaware and how this story led to the inspiring icon by Rubelev on the Trinity?
Then, of course there's the reading from Paul's Letter to the Colassians and a reflection on the Body of Christ? So many options to ponder this week. Including this conversation from the Tuesday Lectionary Leanings.
Wherever your ponderings are leading you we are in it together. Here you will find an excellent cup of freshly brewed coffee and the tea kettle is on. Or, for those in the warmer climes, iced coffee and tea. I have fresh nectarines and homemade apple bread. And lots of ideas to share around. Pull up a chair and join the party!