Life takes a lot of give and take. You’ve gotten used to the giving. Or in some cases losing what you’ve worked hard for. Time to stop that downhill snowball and welcome the unexpected gifts back into your life. In some cases though, you need to find out what strings are attached. And if anything is expected of you in return, you need to refuse acceptance.
Someone may honestly be trying to give you something, to let you know there are still good people who care about others. Be gracious and welcome their kindness. You’re not doing yourself any favors by trying to be courageous and refusing a gift. Even if you think it’s all someone else has and they don’t need to be giving it to you. Refusing would be a slap in the face and you certainly don’t want that. Swallow your pride and let someone help you! You deserve it too!!
In other cases, someone might be using your struggle as leverage hidden in a surprise. Those people have ulterior motives and want you on their side without having a real concern for you. Or what might happen to you as a result of their “gift”. Be cautious of those “too good to be true” offers. Continue reading