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|Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.|
|The recipient must cherish the giver more than the gift, and sometimes the giver |
as the gift. All of these normative stipulations are themselves covenant-like, and
they also show that a gift is fraught with the interpersoned. But it does not reduce
|Perhaps for all these years we've read it, "Then you will find your joy in the day. " |
But that isn't how it reads. The Sabbath is an invitation to delight in the Giver more
than in the gift. When I fell in love with Karen in college, I showered her with ...
|Immediately, I clicked glasses with Joe, then with Eleanor and Marty who looked |
like a diehard hippy with his long brown hair hanging down to his neck line. ...
The other gift turned out to be, “A mini cheese cutting board,” Eleanor couldn't
wait to say. ... “This is a little something Marty will enjoy more than you will,
|His own peace was the gift to his own disciples on the night before he died (John |
14:27), and his gift on Easter evening when he appeared ... In thanking for a gift,
we are really thanking for the love of the giver more than for the gift of the lover.
|'Is there a creature in this great desert who does not love this cloak with all his |
heart?' The witch doctor smiled enigmatically before responding, 'The danger is
not that we might love a gift. It is that we might love the gift more than the giver.
|The gift is obvious; the giver is hidden. Nevertheless ... Look, therefore, O |
heedless and rash soul, see what you are doing, while in this world you long to
be loved and to love. The whole ... giver more than the affection of the lover. You
|Often we are more enamored with the gifts God gives us than with the Giver |
himself. When the Lord brings rest and refreshment, we become more grateful for
the rest and refreshment than for the God who allows it. When God gives us a
|There are certainly "right ways" by which formal gifts are acknowledged. But truly |
gracious receiving will move beyond the form and recognize that a real thank you
is far more than the gift given. A real thank you recognizes the giver as of ...
|"Sure," his father replied, "but you got so interested in the gift, you forgot about the |
giver." "I guess you're right, " Dan said. "I'll go write a note to Uncle Jack. I want
him to know that I love him more than the gift he gave me." HOW ABOUT YOU?