Mark 14:5 (NKJV)
For it might have been sold for more than three hundred denarii and given to the poor.” And they criticized her sharply.
How many times do you realized something that has occurred and then you analyze and then criticize? We have all been guilty of this at some time in our journey. We see someone doing something for the Lord and we should pray for them and realize it is a prayer opportunity. Our flesh at times drives us to over analyze and think of how it should be done or could be done better. Or in this case they realized she was using perfume and criticized her. Everything we observe that we are drawn to see do you see them with your eyes or prayer opportunities?
Realize the prayer opportunities that are placed before you as you go through the day. When we see people doing what they are called to do pray for them, love them, and encourage them. She was doing what she was called to do. This story is in the Scriptures to help us see with His eyes and not our critical or analytical eyes. Realize your path has prayer opportunities placed before you as an opportunity for unity. Prayers and praise will help you realize His love and presence and you will truly enjoy the journey.