Can you be taught a Gift? My giftings are what eventually teach me on how to negotiate the spiritual journey I am on and, also there are spiritual gifts that we are to take on in our walk of faith and participate in them and allow God through his precious Spirit exercise them. Life in itself is a gift, and we can be a gift to others, unfortunatly many never comprehend this and therefore relinquish their life. One of my most precious gifts now, is joy; speaking from someone who suffered with depression until I was 42; (14 yrs ago) when God's gift to me at that time was freedom. Thank you for this opportunity to share with you.