Thanks for taking the time to respond forceOfHabit.

I’m not sure they lead anywhere nor whether they have to.

I wrote the piece as I kind of reading experience and thought it would be interesting to see how people interacted with it.

Your own observations are spot on. I believe you’re right, it is gently. Rather curious that I’ve written it like that — either way works though I guess.

Perhaps the greatest gift that we can give to each other is a greater understanding of ourselves.

Perhaps the greatest gift that we can give to each other is a greater understanding of ourselves.