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February 15th, 2013, 01:33 PM
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Apparently, Saint Valentine was originally associated with heavenly, divine, unconditional love, rather than romantic love. He died a martyr for his faith. The poet Chaucer later linked his feast day - the day he was thought to have been executed - to romantic love.

History of Valentines Day

I think a lot of people think Valentine's Day is a "made-up" holiday but it is one of many saints' feast days.

Perhaps rather more a day for unconditional love, compassion and random acts of kindness at its root, than a card and present for your lover. Perhaps that gives me an idea for something we can celebrate next year...
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February 15th, 2013, 02:40 PM
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we were reading about him last night, we found it pretty amusing how things get so twisted around.
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