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Seeing Red and loving it!

During this season of love, are you will to go the full distance for your mate according to the wedding vow i.e. “Till death us do part!” For that matter becoming a martyr for love.  Love is kind, patient, gentle, warm, unconditional, forgiving and the list goes on.  But what does Red, Love, Valentines Day and Till death us do part, have in common?  I’m glad you ask!  DAHG

Saint Valentine’s Day, commonly shortened to Valentine’s Day, is a holiday observed on February 14 honoring one or more early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine. It was first established by Pope Gelasius I in 496 AD, and was later deleted from the General Roman Calendar of saints in 1969 by Pope Paul VI.

The day first became associated with romantic love in the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the High Middle Ages, when the tradition of courtly love flourished. By the 15th century, it had evolved into an occasion in which lovers expressed their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards (known as “valentines“). read more  @’s_Day

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