Is it just me? Am I just too satified? Am I just too easy to please these days? With Christmas fast approaching a conversation came up today among co-workers about whether certain gift cards are appreciated or not. In particular one of the teachers has decided to get another teacher lottery tickets because she doesn't know what else to get for her Secret Santa gift. A gas card was suggested to a local station but she said "gas cards are just so blahhh." When another teacher was asked her opinion she agreed.
Now I am one who appreciates gift cards, and yes, I have received cards to gas stations. I have purchased my Pepsi, coffee, gas, and if I wanted to, I could even buy a lottery ticket. And I appreciated it! I liked it!
Please help me to understand this. Wouldn't 10 lottery tickets be a bigger waste of money than $10.00 gift card? Am I so out of the loop that it is appropriate to dictate what someone gifts us with? If someone gave you a gas gift card would you think "blahhhh" or would you think, "wow, $10.00 that doesn't come out of my pocket?"
I hope I never reach a point where any gift that someone takes time and money to give to me leaves me with the "blahhhh feeling". May God forgive us for our lack of gratitude to Him and to others.
Sorry folks. I just had to vent a little.
Merry Christmas from me to you!