Matters Of The Heart
For the first time since 1945, Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday fall on the same day this year. What a paradox of love and ashes! Yes, the day, set aside for lavishing loved ones with chocolates, exquisite meals and red roses, shares the exact same calendar date as Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, the season many Christians will begin to practice intentional sacrifice in preparation for Easter. What does this mean, for you and me?
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