I'd like to wish you all a wonderful Valentine's Day! In honor of this day, let us remember Saint Valentinus, who lends his name to this holiday. There is an interesting story behind Valentinus that I would like to share with you.
Valentinus lived in the third century C.E. in the capital of the Roman Empire. Not much is known about him, except that he was executed by the Romans for ministering to the Christians (a persecuted minority at the time) and for performing marriages for soldiers who, by law, were not allowed to take brides. Before he died, the story goes, he healed the daughter of the man who would be his executioner. With such a generous heart, it is no wonder the Catholic Church made him a saint.
Love is about giving, without thought for yourself. Love comforts, love heals.
I wish all of you love.
Happy Valentine's Day,
Now here's something cute, silly, fun, and with helpful Portuguese subtitles. And, of course, it has bears :-3
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