Why do people give gifts?
People give gifts to others to show people that they are kind and that they care about people and their feelings. Giving a gift to someone when misfortune has befallen them is a the best time to give a gift.
but gifts have to come from the heart.
REMEMBER: it's not the gift that counts, its the thought
Yes, because Buddhists believe deeply in compassion and helping others they traditionally may give very small gifts. Usually, gifts are centered around charity. They will visit homeless shelters or similar charitable places and give gifts. They also often give gifts to practicing monks and others at their Buddhist temples.
People give gifts on Christmas because Jesus Christ gave us the ultimate gift in dying on the cross for our sins. Some people believe that because Saint Nick gives gifts we give gifts to celebrate the joy of giving and we give to say Jesus gave us the greatest gift so accept him and I my heart give you this gift
A good gift is a gift that someone loves. If you give a gift to someone and he/she appreciates it, then it is a good gift. Good gifts are also gifts that give meaning in a nice way. Bad gifts give rude meanings. Bad gifts surprise people and people seem irritated and feel uneasy with a bad gift. Gifts are given to be good gifts. Bad gifts are simply thrown away and never kept as…
This depends on personal family traditions. The majority of Australian people open their gifts on Christmas morning. However, in communities where there are strong ties to European homelands (e.g. The German Lutherans), many people give their gifts on Christmas Eve. Families with Finnish heritage often do the same.
What do you do if your family insists that Christmas gifts are only for kids but you like to give them gifts no matter how old they are?
Then you should feel free to buy them gifts, but not expect them in return. Sometimes people say that gifts are only for kids because it is too expensive to buy gifts for everyone, so you should be respectful of that possibility and rejoice in the giving if that is what you choose, but not expect everyone to be like you. :) I wouldn't give gifts if the person asked me not to, if they…