Valentine’s Day: Perfect Love Casteth Out All Fear

Whenever I think of Valentines Day, I always think of chocolate, teddy bears, and lots of roses. However, of course all these things have more to do with the commercial idea of this holiday and nothing to do with the actual history of Saint Valentine. Saint Valentine had one very specific message¬†during his lifetime and that’s ultimately the reason we have this holiday. What is that message? Not roses, not chocolate, and not teddy bears. Marriage.¬† Saint Valentine was a Roman priest during the reign of the emperor Claudias. Claudias was not in support of the church or any...

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