Retelling Ourselves: In the Body

Scripture: John 12:1-8

Mary, a dear friend of Jesus, pours out a gift of anointing upon him one night at dinner. In an intimate story of touch, an invitation unfolds: to know the holiness, honor, fragility, and sorrow that is carried in the experience of the body. And then, a question arises: how does this story of the richness of human touch, love, and relationship with Jesus call us to reach out to others in the same way?