personal or seasonal occasions. This activity brings about much excitement, joy, and stress to parents and children alike because
of peer pressure and personal pride to show off what and how they can do to express or display their love for children privately or in
The variation in the kind and value of gifts is vast; they may range from small personal items to a huge sum of money or gold or
property for inheritance. The occasions prompting gift-giving may be personal for birthday, anniversary, seasonal for thanksgiving,
Christmas, occasional for graduation, promotion, encouragement, or accomplishment. However the goal of gift-giving remains the
same, that is, to express the love and care for their children, either for real or for show-off or for both.
Known to us, everything we do in life is always intended to bring in something spiritually or physically to make us feel
comfortable and in control at different occasions, locations, and circumstances although the success of achieving an intended goal
can be variable and unpredictable.
For those parents who are spiritually and physically abundant and comfortable, they will really enjoy the pleasure of gift-giving
because the possible pressure from various aspects of personal and social life is very low or none. But for those who are not, the
story of gift-giving will be quite different although they may pretend to be pleasant and comfortable under the pressure of hypocrisy
and inherent personal and social pride. From parental perspectives, the goal of gift-giving may be a reward of personal pride, a
intent to recognize and encourage children's accomplishment, a way of legalizing asset transfer, and at times, merely a modified
form of bribery to keep children's mouths shut and quiet for whatever the reasons may be.
At the moment of displaying and delivering their gifts, children would usually have a big smile, hug their parents, and say,
"Thank you. Mom or Dad. I love you.....", and sometimes they may even cry and tear if the value of gifts comes with surprise or
In a sense, giving gifts and delivering love is a form of expressing parent's kindness and generosity, which, in reality, are merely
the byproducts after personal spiritual and physical abundance and comfort. In other words, the expression or actions of gift-giving
well serve and suit either side's needs to bring in spiritual and physical comfort for daily living. In essence, the nature and function of
kindness and generosity remain universally the same.
Taking a look at social and economic standpoints of gift-giving, the activities involved in giving and receiving gifts generate a lot
of social and commercial activities.
appropriately and proportionally in kind, volume, value, and frequency; if not, gift and love may take away their children's opportunity
to sense the need to do something for themselves by themselves. Through possessing a gift for free, the motivation to do
something for themselves by themselves may degrade and fade. Consequently, children lose opportunity to properly utilize the
sensors and functions that comes with life; as a result, they fall into the trap of "use it or lose it". This is obviously a negative impact
onto the life of gift recipients - children. Yet, the potential positive impact from receiving gift may just only last as long as they
possess the gift. Oftentimes, sooner or later, the intended value of gift will fade and eventually disappear.
have found one for all, that is,the best gift, for all, i.e., a success both in teaching them how to practice high quality direct self-service
to explore their invisible natural resources and in attaining their highest possible level of spiritual and physical value, ability, and
capacity, which will stay with them and they can use forever as long as they live and no matter where they go.
All Willing Souls Can Do It
And We Can Help
Dr. Lin's Quest beyond Medication and Surgery
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