Hello, Dear Reader:
Well, we’re back from our self-imposed hiatus from ‘He Says, She Says…‘ posts; we’re awaiting the proof copy of Marcia’s new book from the printer. Last night we were going through previous posts to determine what we’ve covered and realized that this is our 30th post in this category!
Every morning before we get out of bed we take a moment to ask each other about remembered dreams from the night before, and often one or the other of us will have a sequence to share or sometimes an idea or a thought that arose out of our nightly wanderings. Here’s an example from a week ago: “Old fears make perfect soil in which to plant new dreams.” This morning Mike awoke with the thought: “Understand the true nature of a gift.” It reminded us of a blog post done by Seth Godin a couple of weeks ago titled, “Gifts, misunderstood.” It’s well worth reading, in our opinion, as are all of Seth’s posts. In his post Seth mentions O. Henry’s book ‘The Gift of the Magi‘, a Christmas story. Although unmentioned, the movie ‘Pay it Forward‘ would also fit into this genre of gifting.
So, with that in mind we thought we’d make the topic of this week’s He Says, She Says… post, “The True Nature of a Gift?”