Sermon by the Rev. Elizabeth N.H. Link from Sunday, July 18, 2022. "Jesus found Martha in just such a state of fragmentation—a condition in which she could not enjoy his company, savor his presence, find inspiration in her work, receive anything he wished to offer her, or show him genuine love. Instead, all she could do was question his love ('Lord, do you not care?'), fixate on herself ('My sister has left me to do all the work by myself') and triangulate ('Tell her then to help me.”). Does any of this sound familiar? What has you worried? Distracted? Fragmented and frazzled? It could be because of a myriad of things—not just about household chores, but also perhaps the relationships that mean the most to you. It could stem from the state of our country to the sad state of humankind. There is a lot that might have you worried and distracted..."