Welcome to 2010! I trust that each of you had a wonderful time with family and friends. Just before Christmas Roger Schwartz published “Giving and Receiving Gifts in Conversation” in his Fundamental Change newsletter. I found the article so thought provoking that I have published it here as this week's reading by permission.
Two Decembers ago, I wrote about giving and receiving gifts. Many readers found it helpful as they prepared for the holidays, so I have begun sharing the article each December: