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A woman came with an alabaster jar of very costly ointment of nard, and she broke open the jar 
and poured the ointment on [Jesus’] head. - Mark 14:3 (NRSV)

My son Stephen gave me a big bottle of my favorite cologne. I treasure this gift, and as the months go by, I use just a little of it because I want it to last as long as possible. But the woman in our reading for today wasn’t concerned about...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for the precious gift of your son, Jesus Christ. Help us to be open in giving ourselves to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 14:3-9

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