Gifts are an essential part of life so there is a frantic search in catalogues, online, super markets, gift cards, vouchers, adverts to find the special gift to put a a smile on the face of loved ones to brighten their day. The giver of the gift breaths a sign of relief as the gift seems accepted and appreciated. The gift giver and receiver share the moment with deep affection and joy to celebrate the gift and the occasion.Gift represents the depth of the intimate feelings of love is given to express in the material form possible to declare love and appreciation of loved ones. There is so much time taken out of hectic busy schedules to search for perfect gift in the shops. To try hard find the most treasured gifts to please loved ones that represent the deep feelings of love. So gift giving takes different forms and shapes in many contexts.Gift represents depth of love in Western society. Christmas giving is meaningful to give them favourite present desired by the receiver given. An effort is made to make a list of favourite choices based preferred taste of loved one. Sometimes the whole family has to keep a secret for months in preparation of celebration of an event to give gifts to surprise loved ones. The gift can be a special item to enhance collection of a favourite hobby like luxury cars, model toys, games, shoes, dolls, book series, vintage cars, clothes assets. Some go shopping to look for practical ways of making life more convenient for others. Even the wealthiest who seem to have it all still love to receive gifts. And so do receive gifts as protocol demands one brings gifts when invited to special events, ceremony. Numerous visits, museum exhibitions and shows made of precious gifts from all over the world to the rich and famous. Gifts too many some kept private forms part of national treasure.Birthdays have a larger audience with a important people require so much real thoughtfulness to ensure gift match the status of that special dignitary given the gifts. Gifts help to break ice to open the doors for a cordial relationship so must understand or value the importance of protocol give a meaningful symbolic gift representing nation. Acknowledge these commonwealth relationships of a global family interaction and understanding.So many people try to second guess the most suitable gifts appropriate for loved ones within their budget. This effort to keep the gift a secret means one cannot to ask for receiver’s direct input to give hint of intended surprise. It is no longer a surprise if person helped choose the preferred gift. Logical reasoning says its best to select exact gift needed useful in life. Daily Mail reported, ‘as people head in festive period comes conundrum gift to get your loved one. According to new survey released no matter how men try hard when it comes to buying present men never get it right. Top list of gifts men get wrong is underwear as men fell foul of buying lingerie for the other half wrong size, colour. Perfume, household products, exercise, clothes score highly.John Starr gift card and voucher week, commissioned a study of 2,000 men and women. He said, ‘Buying presents for a woman is a minefield men have a little chance of getting it right each single time. ‘Even the most thoughtful of presents can be received with caution by women, who seem to assume with every gift comes a hint.’ Women wonder why men don’t remember size. The men said to get items wrong:- underwear, toiletries, perfume, kitchen utensils, cheap jewellery or chocolates, shoes or slippers, vacuum cleaner, and flowers, exercise clothes or DVD. Women get it wrong:- clothes. gadgets, men’s bag, soft toys, jewellery, chocolates, shoes, meal out, aftershave, a framed photo. It was also reported by the Daily Mail, ‘One in six couples admit to having argument over the poor choice of present one in 20 split over gifts. Wise seek excellent companies for a proper help or advise for an appropriate choice.
While 49 per cent of women put errors down to men’s dislike of shopping, fifth said partners did not know what they like. Resulting in over a third of women admitting they present partner with a list to avoid costly mistakes. So it is not just men who fail to make partner’s day at Christmas. Women get it wrong with 21 per cent of men admitting they have received clothes they don’t like, cheap gadgets and sentimental items, framed photos and soft toys or experience gifts.
Third on the list of unwanted presents from women to nearest and dearest was a man bag while soft toys are another gift men don’t want to see in stockings. But givers usually give gifts from own perceived point of view. In other words the chosen gift idea is based on what is seen as enhancing a person’s life. A gift is expected to ‘improve,’ ‘enable,’ or give pure joy. Some provide food, clothing or take care gifts. Issue finding meaningful gifts to convey intention congruent with the receiver’s real true needs or wants.An audience with a very important person requires lots of thoughtfulness to ensure the gift matches the status of special dignitary is given the gifts. Gifts help to break ice to open the doors for a cordial relationship. Some understand a value of importance of protocol so give a meaningful symbolic gift representing nation to acknowledge commonwealth relationship of global family.
Many people try to second guess the most suitable gifts appropriate others give gifts to show off wealth and status to impress onlookers. So gift giving is a competition with wrong motives. So talk of the town considered the one whose gift was most expensive on day, time or season. Some gifts age inappropriate as recipient lacks wisdom, maturity and experience to handle gift. God Gives Eternal Priceless Treasure, Christ Jesus Our Non – Perishable Gift, Who Lasts Forever in Eternity. Reflect and yourself what gifts do you bring to Christ. Christ Gave His Life as Sacrifice to give us all Eternal Life. God Gave Ultimate Gift Christ to reconcile man with God.
The three wise magi kings or shepherds gave Christ Jesus the appropriate gifts to help equip His life and Calling. Think it through the next time you make or buy gift, ask yourself motive and intention. Is it for receiver or do you impose your personal choices, tastes, colours, shapes, favourite gifts onto someone who does not share the same sentimental value of your gifts? Christ gave His Best Perfect Priceless Gift of Life in Exchange for all to be save so wants your life to belong to Him. Your personal life is the best gift present God gives above all in Christ.