The truth is, I’m a lousy gift giver. Ask my wife.
For the life of me, my creativity becomes non-existent whenever I think of gifts to buy for her, or for family members (kids doesn’t count). I once bought a jewelry box for my wife, when I later found out that she had hinted to me, that she wanted a particular inexpensive piece of earring. That wasn’t even the problem. The problem was that I actually thought buying the jewelry box was a brilliant idea. “I nailed it,” I said to myself.
I couldn’t have been further from the truth. Because truth resides in the other.
Insight isn’t a state of enlightenment or some form of intellectual prowess . Rather, Insight is a state of mutual agreement. When we comment about a person, “He has good insight into his problem,” what we really mean is that we have come to a consensus, not some deep understanding of something.