Saturday, February 11, 2012

Saint Valentine's Day

             Valentine's Day is the day celebrated usually in the 14th of February honoring one of the great christian martyr, Saint Valentine . He was arrested and imprisoned for he was caught marrying Christian couples who were at that time being persecuted by Claudius II. The reigning Claudius the II commanded all the soldiers of the empire to never married and have no  relationships for it will just cause distraction to them. St. Valentine was killed on Feb 14 269 A.D.

     People in the early days traditionally give gifts and flowers to their special someones. This gift giving and love sharing moments are celebrated internationally. The way of showing love continues to evolved and been seen through different forms and ways .

  • giving chocolates / flowers  --> Material gifts
  • sending of Valentine Cards
  • Love letters -- > emails
  • Harana ( Filipino way of courting )
  • Poem writing / song writing  
  • sending text messages / calls
  • Dating  etc.


Divine Divah said...

Happy Valentine's Day to you!

I prefer a family picnic activity during this special day. Hahaha! That is for a family lady like me.

By the way, I love your blog theme :-D

Gracia Amor @ Diary ni Gracia said...

Same with Divine Diva, I also prefer spending quality time with my family during V-Day.. :)

btw, I've not seen yet any 'rebulto' of St Valentine in PH. ^_^