FACTS ON OUR BELOVED DAY OF: FEBRUARY THE 14TH.
Meaning of Valentines: Called St Valentine, When lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts. End of the 5th Century, Pope Gelasius replaced Lupercalia with St.Valentine's Day. Came to be celebrated as a day of romance from about the 14th Century.
Why Do We Celebrate Valentine's Day: This is crazy but there was a pagan Fertility Ritual held in February on the 14th. The Pope Abolished this festival and proclaimed the 14th of Feb, to be for the St. Valentine.
For American's In The Early Days:
February 14, a day when it is traditional to send a card, often anonymously, to a person one is romantically involved with or attracted to.
Who Created Valentine's Day:
The ancient Romans may also be responsible for the name of our modern day of love. Emperor Claudius II executed two men — both named Valentine — on Feb. 14 of different years in the 3rd century A.D. Their martyrdom was honored by the Catholic Church with the celebration of St. Valentine's Day.
Valentine's Day, For The Male Or Female:
Forty-two people voted that it was a girl's holiday, while no one voted for it being a boy's holiday. Only two people voted that Valentine's Day was a shared holiday where both boys and girls shared its benefits.
1 Corinthians 13, 1-13: This Is Gods Point Of View On This Day:
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.Feb 8, 20131 Corinthians 13:1-13
SO EVERYONE: WHAT DID WE LEARN TODAY.?
We Learned That This Day Was a Made Up Day So No One Would Remember The Pagan Fertility Ritual People Used To Have.
I For One, Love This Day. It's a Day That I Can Cater To The Women Of My Life.
It's a Day That I Can Say Thank You For Being Such Beautiful People To Me. Inside and Out.
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!! TO ALL OF YOU OUT THERE READING THIS.