How seductive it is for us to imagine that our importance in life is based upon either our gifts or our accomplishments. After all, the message of greatness residing in our accomplishments is deeply rooted in all our lives. But Paul reminds us that all that we have has been given to us as a gift. So on Thanksgiving, we do well to be thankful that gifts and accomplishments come from God. But what if gifts and accomplishments exist all alone, without love? What then?