Let’s say that I am at home, sitting in my favorite chair and Diana comes in and puts her hands out. In her hands, is a beautiful watch that she says she has purchased for me.
Now, what would happen if I yelled at her in anger and said for her to get it away from me and to never do such a thing again? That would break her heart and end up with my having no gift at all, wouldn’t it?
What would happen if she handed me that watch and I looked at it and then put it on the table behind a picture, saying I didn’t want it now, but “maybe someday” I’d wear it? That would break her heart, too, wouldn’t it? And if I did that, I wouldn’t ...
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