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Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Valentine's Day

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Do you ever heard about Valentine's Day!!!! or did you know the meaning of I LOVE YOU !!!  Sorry Sorry... I know I know.....am just kidding.. take it easy dear......Let me tell you a story about our Valentine's day.....Are you ready????

Okay then am coming to the point

Saint Valentine's Day, commonly shortened to Valentine's Day, is an annual holiday held on February 14 celebrating love and affection between intimate companions.
 

St. Valentine's Story

 

Let me introduce myself. My name is Valentine. I lived in Rome during the third century. That was long, long ago! At that time, Rome was ruled by an emperor named Claudius. I didn't like Emperor Claudius, and I wasn't the only one! A lot of people shared my feelings.

Claudius wanted to have a big army. He expected men to volunteer to join. Many men just did not want to fight in wars. They did not want to leave their wives and families. As you might have guessed, not many men signed up. This made Claudius furious. So what happened? He had a crazy idea. He thought that if men were not married, they would not mind joining the army. So Claudius decided not to allow any more marriages. Young people thought his new law was cruel. I thought it was preposterous! I certainly wasn't going to support that law!

Did I mention that I was a priest? One of my favourite activities was to marry couples. Even after Emperor Claudius passed his law, I kept on performing marriage ceremonies -- secretly, of course. It was really quite exciting. Imagine a small candlelit room with only the bride and groom and myself. We would whisper the words of the ceremony, listening all the while for the steps of soldiers.

One night, we did hear footsteps. It was scary! Thank goodness the couple I was marrying escaped in time. I was caught. (Not quite as light on my feet as I used to be, I guess.) I was thrown in jail and told that my punishment was death.

I tried to stay cheerful. And do you know what? Wonderful things happened. Many young people came to the jail to visit me. They threw flowers and notes up to my window. They wanted me to know that they, too, believed in love.

One of these young people was the daughter of the prison guard. Her father allowed her to visit me in the cell. Sometimes we would sit and talk for hours. She helped me to keep my spirits up. She agreed that I did the right thing by ignoring the Emperor and going ahead with the secret marriages. On the day I was to die, I left my friend a little note thanking her for her friendship and loyalty. I signed it, "Love from your Valentine."

I believe that note started the custom of exchanging love messages on Valentine's Day. It was written on the day I died, February 14, 269 A.D. Now, every year on this day, people remember. But most importantly, they think about love and friendship. And when they think of Emperor Claudius, they remember how he tried to stand in the way of love, and they laugh -- because they know that love can't be beaten! 


Hey do you want to express your emotions, here we have best way, let me share our valentine's  dress code.....

1. Red dress- Already in love!
2. Pink dress- Proposal just accepted!
3.Yellow dress- I am going to propose!
4. Blue dress- I am free now and any body can approach!
5. Green dress- I am waiting for you only!
6. White dress- Sorry dear, I am already booked!
7. Brown/Orange dress- Broken hearts!
8. Black dress- Proposal rejected!
9. Purple dress- Not interested, better luck next time!
 
 
A Poem for Valentine's day


The rose is red, the violet's blue
The honey's sweet, and so are you

Thou are my love and I am thine

I drew thee to my Valentine

The lot was cast and then I drew

And Fortune said it shou'd be you.


Hi guys ........Do what makes you happy, be with who makes you smile, Lough as much as you breathe, love as long as you live



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