The challenge on Valentine’s Day is to reflect on what love really means to you and then express it to someone you cherish on that day and every day thereafter
At Easter the challenge in Christian theology is managing the two sides of the coin together, commerce and Christianity. They must be held in a unique tension.
The parable of the ‘waiting father’ or ‘prodigal son’ is a metaphor about what love is, meant to remind us when love is freely given it should be unconditional
Showing and sharing your love on Valentine’s Day has grown in Australia from almost being a non-event to being all the rage, at least for generations post 1970.
Marriage a sacred rite in most religions of the world brings grace to those partaking; does it still mean something when the fancy clothes worn are stored away?