Week #3 – What gift would you give a person you don’t like?

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I’ve been attempting to write this all week but what do you get for someone you don’t like? Why would you spend time, thinking of a gift for someone you don’t want to spend any time with?

That being said, a gift doesn’t always have to be a good thing, you’re not going to like everything you receive so I figured I’d give them a lump of coal to match the darkness of their soul! Muahahahahaha! Yes, I assume someone I don’t like would have a dark soul. It’s not very realistic that I’m going to give someone some coal though, even if it could be hilarious.

I think, the thing I’d give someone I don’t like would be less tangible. As I mentioned above I could give them some of my time or forgiveness or a second chance, depending on the circumstances. While those all sound great, I’m not a big forgiver as I tend to hold a grudge, for a long time and only a few people earn a second chance and well, let’s face it, I’m not going to give someone I don’t like any of my time.

The conclusion I came to is that I’d probably give someone I didn’t like some tolerance and understanding because, ultimately, everyone has reasons for being who they are and acting the way they do. Just because I don’t like something about a person doesn’t mean I can’t at least be tolerant of their choices and understand that there is probably more going on behind the scenes than I’ll ever know.

One response to “Week #3 – What gift would you give a person you don’t like?”

  1. Woohoo, first to comment. 🙂

    Wow, I really didn’t expect the gift to go in the less tangible direction & I thought that was really creative! I was just going to say I’d give them something I know they’d probably enjoy, even if I don’t like them so as to not seem so petty, but I like that you turned the tangible gift into an intangible one. Very clever! Time is a valuable gift indeed & it should be spent wisely, so giving someone you don’t like the time of day is a pretty good gift, especially if you’re giving them a second chance. 🙂

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