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).
Serena's recent engagement to a white man brought up the issue of blacks marrying whites. Fortunately or unfortunately, 2017 sees many people as being indifferent or don't care.
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.
A Slice of Love from my "VIEW" (1983) collection. Youthful 20 year old views.
If you are getting some good sex, sex is not very important in a relationship. It becomes a given. The other three legs become more important: friendship, money and mental. However, if sex is a source of frustration in your relationship and your sex life is unfulfilled, it can easily become a gigantic issue.