In amongst the cards, flowers, chocolates, gifts, dinners and all other valentine-themed goodies that you are lured into buying for your loved one, I cant help but think whether any of us know how Valentines Day came about. After a little bit of research this morning, I dug up some great info on the history of Valentines Day that I hope you find is of interest.
Like many saints, actual details about Valentine’s life are hard to come by. There are at least three saints with that name, but the famous one was a Christian priest who lived in Rome in the third century. He appears to have been imprisoned, beaten with clubs and eventually beheaded on the...