You see, the system is such that we live in a world where fallacy, fiction, fact, and truth are so blurred it is almost impossible to tell the difference. Lent and Easter are two good examples. Are they really facts or fiction or fallacy? What is the truth?
The spring equinox is the beginning of spring. It is a time of rebirth, balance and fertility. To celebrate this magic and encourage it favourably, the spring equinox was deified as Ishtar (Easter) the goddess of fertility or queen of heaven.
According to the Bible, the only time(s) that should be recognized or worshiped are the Sabbaths, the Passover, Leviticus 23. Any other "holy days" such as Ash Wednesday, Valentine's Day, Easter, Lent, Christmas and Sunday are UNHOLY days and are the devil's creation and an abomination to the creator of the heaven's and earth. They are all mystery religions from Sumer or Mesopotamia and are detestable.
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).