Happy Singles Awareness Day!
Read my thoughts from FIVE YEARS AGO!
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!
For the record, I love being married.
Also, sorry for not posting last week. I was trudging through the battle of Chest Cold 2011 … and am really still in combat.
We should start in the right place: HISTORY!
According to Catholic.org, here is a brief history of the namesake of this holiday:
Valentine was a priest in Rome during the third century, specifically during the reign of Emperor Claudius II. This was during the time Christianity was illegal, and helping Christians was also illegal. In about 269, Valentine was arrested, ordered beaten with clubs and beheaded. His crime? Helping Christians.
Specifically, Valentine helped Christian couples get married. There is a legend…
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