IMAGINE it’s Christmas morning, your spouse leans over with a smile and says, "Here. This is for you." You unwrap the gift and find a small wooden box. You open it and a waft of perfume rises from little resin chunks.
"What is it?" you ask.
"It’s myrrh. It was used in ancient times for embalming a corpse and burning as an incense at funerals. I thought it would be great at your wake some day."
"Uh… thanks… thanks dear."