Known as the month for couples, let’s say the month of loving and sharing with the most beloved ones. The colors that are mostly seen everywhere would be red, pink and golden. Many balloons around every corner of the city with the shape of hearts, candies and all kinds of delicious and sweet baked cookies or cupcakes, red or pink flowers. It is amazing how not only our city but around the world Valentine’s Day has become an iconic day of the year, which is also known by others as the Love and Friendship Day.
The day not only involves all the beautiful colors, details, surprises and sweet dinners. The day is all about having some precious time with the most loved ones, the day for the couples, and for best friends. Even though we have a specific day to celebrate and show our love to others, remember we should always show our love and let our beloved ones how special they are every day.
Now let’s go back in history, if you do not know how did everything started, let me help you on that. The legend comes from Roman tradition and catholic church, the important actor in this story is Valentine a martyred from the church. Valentine was a priest who served during the third century in Rome. Emperor Claudius II established that soldiers were better a single man the married, so he outlawed the marriage for young men. This was considered as an injustice by Valentine, he decided to defy Claudius and continued performing marriages young lovers in secret.
When the actions of Valentine were discovered, Claudius ordered to put him in death. There are different stories about his dead, some would tell that he has been killed for attempting to help Christians escaping harsh Roman prisons, but were tortured and beaten. Although there might be different stories on how the valentine’s day was created, all of the stories come to a conclusion. It emphasizes his appeal as a sympathetic, heroic and important romantic figure.
Some of the believes tells that Valentine’s it’s celebrated in the middle of February to commemorate the anniversary of Valentine’s death. The one that defended love even in harsh circumstances.
Hope you have a very nice day, it is all about sharing love and let the other know how important the other person is in our lives. Happy Valentine’s Day!!