The notion of “gift” evolves as we age

Don | Don D | Physician |

What is a gift? I think it can be a loaded word after confronting a diagnosis of cancer. Most of my patients see time as a gift. One that is so precious- as if looking at life in such a new way, with profound respect and love. Others see gifts in material possessions- certainly that’s where my kids are right now. I suppose the notion of “gift” evolves as we age, and we get to see that what matters is not what you can own, purchase, and inherit. True gifts come in the form of the intangible I think- love, friendship, and; more and more, life.

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