That's not what I am saying.
There is nothing wrong with giving the ones you love
gifts to show them that you care about them.
Or even to complete strangers as an act of kindness.
However, exchanging gifts every year during the
winter solstice is a pagan practice in worship to the
Also, giving gifts should be done unexpectedly and
without obligation to reciprocate (a la Luke 14:12-14).
Keep in mind that a gift exchange dictated by a
calendar is not a message of love but a ritual of