The worst thing a friend can do is ask to borrow something. This sends a chill through your soul. And it’s not because you’re tightfisted; it’s just that you suffer separation anxiety whenever you have to part with any of your belongings. You’d rather buy a friend what they want than let a beloved possession out of your sight. This tendency of yours will be changing over the next four weeks. Maybe it’s others’ charity, fellowship or philanthropic spirit that inspires you. In any case, you don’t have to become a socialist to embrace the spirit of sharing and caring.