It is better to help the poor and needy rather than give tithes and offering to a church and its priest or pastor. A contrite heart and a defender of the poor and less fortunate are the best tithes and offering one can give. It is more Christlike than tithes.
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Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday have both been dear to our hearts for years. The romance associated with Valentine's Day has allowed us to express love in many ways. The penance shown during Lent starting at Ash Wednesday, reminds us of our mortality and dependence on nature.
History, however is muddling this rosy picture of Valentine's Day and is suggesting that Valentine's Day is a mere continuation of Lupercalia, an ancient agrarian erotic fertility festival that was held near the Ides of February (February 13-15).
Of course, outlawing poverty may see changes in the existing status quo and might require a paradigm shift. Just imagine such nonsense. Poverty is illegal.
Words, belief and faith are part and parcel of being at peace with self, here on earth, in the mind and in the hereafter. However, all these are useless without Love for one another.