Mary's Perfume by Rebecca Bruner
Approx. 5,990 words.
Published on August 3, 2012.
Mary was an ardent follower of Jesus, sitting at his feet to drink in his captivating words. When her brother, Lazarus, falls deathly ill, she begs Jesus to come quickly, confident that he will heal him, but Jesus never shows up. What will it take for her to overcome her deep disillusionment with Jesus and consider him worthy of the most precious gift she has to offer?