The sinful woman doesn't have a bowl of water, a wet cloth, or even a dry cloth, but she gives Jesus everything of value that she believes she does have. She brings to Him all that she has of value; her whole self and an alabaster flask of ointment and gives it all to Jesus. Her tears, hair, and ointment become her hospitality.
Here's a fact. If everyone likes what you have to say, then you probably aren't saying much at all. It is not a paradoxical statement to say that the truth can get you killed, and God wants you to share the truth.
Being that none of us knows for certain the day or hour of our death, we must do all that we can, with the help of God’s grace, to live a life worthy of Him who loved us first, and we must love others as He loved us by sharing with as many people as possible the Good News of a better life In Christ Jesus
History is full of men and women, preachers and pimps, popes and bums, priests and nuns, who have used religion as a means of gain. Whether that gain is material or to satisfy the disordered passions of the flesh or intellect, there is special condemnation reserved for the likes of this category of hypocrites.
What I've learned in life is that if I want peace, then I ought to pray for God to grant peace to others as well as to myself. If you want more joy in your life, then pray for God to increase other's joy as well as your own. If you make your prayer life inclusive of the needs of others as well, what you'll discover is what you've asked God to give to those whom you prayed for will all be given to you.