Valentine's Day. A confusing Holiday.
On the one hand, we have all sorts of Children's Events. Most noted was the yearly classroom activity of handing out Valentine's Day cards that was always done while I was growing up. Sort of like a homework thing in which we were supposed to prepare a cheap card for each person in the class.
But on the other hand, we're told that it has to do with Romance. Intimate Love with our Significant Other (apparently everyone Must have a Significant Other ~ It can feel even more imperative than getting our Homework done for school). Private.
I feel like the holiday makes a Little more sense when I remember the story about St Valentine ~ A man who sent real heartfelt Love notes from his prison cell. In That scenario, I can understand that a person might have a serious heart-yearning connection expressed just through the mail. It reminds me How Important marks on paper Are. How one heart affects another heart. Whether expressed through drawings and decorations or through the written word.
The Word. The Name of the Lord.
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