The capable wife is the closing section of the Book of Proverbs - ch. 31. It is a stunning portrayal of a super-woman who does it all and does it well. Apparently she doesn't sleep, tire, or stop. Wives, don't compare yourselves - this is an idealized view, not reality! It is fitting that Proverbs, a collection of wisdom, closes with the idealization of the "capable wife." Find out why.
In Mark, the disciples are being foolish once again. They've had an animated discussion on their journey. Jesus asks what they've been talking about and gets greeted with silence. We can read the disciples' minds - "Uh-oh, we've gotten caught being morons again." Jesus has this figured out. It's time for a lesson about what it takes to be called "great" as a disciple, and it starts with a child.
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