Passive-aggressive, hmm? I'm not sure Monsieur Valentine would approve in the least, but then again, I doubt he'd approve of the holiday to begin with, and at all.
Belief would be a better source of tithing than simple goodies. It's what makes those of use retain our power to the best of our abilities, you know. But I do thank you for the flattery, good sir, and I'm always slightly flustered and yet still pleased about the compliments on my looks. My husband seemed to like them well enough!