Are we choosing to do the better part?
Martha wasn't reprimanded for wanting to do the dishes, she was reprimanded for not seeking Christ first. He is there when we spend time in prayer, when we go to Mass. He is there when a friend is in trouble or a child needs a hug. But he is even there in those dishes or laundry we have to do.
St. Frances of Rome says: “It is most laudable in a married woman to be devout, but she must never forget that she is a housewife. And sometimes she must leave God at the altar to find Him in her housekeeping” (Butler’s Lives of the Saints).