Give with love

The Given Thought

My grandmother once showed me a gift she had received from a close friend. A small decorated box, no bigger than a matchbox. When I asked her what was inside, she answered that she doesn’t know, since the friend that gave it to her said it is a gift from the heart, never to be opened.

I remember that I was captivated by this idea. I don’t know what it was that entranced me…

The knowledge that my grandmother never opened that box, accepting that the present given to her was a gift of love.

The recurring thought that I wouldn’t be able to resist the challenge.

Or maybe it was the simplicity and brilliance of the given thought put into this token.


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