I used to say, "But that's not what it means to me. God sees my heart" Now I say, "The Bible says that the heart is deceitful above all things. I now care more about what the Almighty YHVH says and thinks than what man does."
Ishtar, Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility, war, love, and sex. She is the counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna and to the north-west Semitic goddess, Astarte. Ishtar was the goddess of love and war, above all associated with sexuality: her cult involved sacred prostitution; her holy city Uruk was called the “town of the sacred courtesans”; and she herself was the “courtesan of the gods."
The Mystery Of The Pagan Origin Of Christmas: Jesus Was Not Born On December 25th But A Whole Bunch Of Pagan Gods Were. > > > "The Jesus of Nazareth who came forward publicly as the Messiah...and died to give his work its final consecration never existed." - Albert Schweitzer.
Ishtar also known as Inanna - Star, Goddess of Power War Fertility & Sacred Sexuality - the one who has gone through the 7 gates, died & resurrected (This is the fertility goddess associated with Easter).