S: Valentine's Day
FC: Valentine's Day By: Jessica Daily
1: Valentine's Day <3 | Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ~Robert Frost | It occurs every year on the 14th of February. | Valentine's Day is the day when the whole world celebrates love in some form or another.
2: Popular Symbols of Valentine's Day | Love Birds and Doves The belief that birds find their mates on this special day still continues and today's world is no exception to it. The blue colored birds best signify this belief. It is said that lovebirds can't think of life without their mates. Dove on the other hand signifies purity, humbleness and purity and wholesomeness. | Roses Roses have always been the subject of great importance and a certain hit with the lovers all around the world. Roses symbolize love, compassion, peace, friendship and romance. They are available in various colors, each in turn signifying a different thing. Red for passion, Yellow for friendship and White stands for true love and devotion. | Hearts Nothing symbolizes love more completely as does the heart. And for a romantic person there is no other symbol as important as heart. Heart signifies the life and if you give your heart to someone it means to handover to her or him one's existence. Heart pierced with arrow forms the most important symbol of Valentines Day. | Cupid Cupid, the winged and mischievous little angel pierces the hearts of his victims with his bows and arrows. The Greeks called him Eros whereas to the Romans he was known by the name of Cupid, the son of Venus. Cupid is thought to be responsible for people falling in love.
3: The origin of the Valentines Day is surrounded in mystery and there are many opinions about it. Its origin has become theme of many legends. St. Valentines Day, as we celebrate today, has remnants of both Christian and ancient Roman traditions. According to some legends Saint Valentine served as a priest at the temple during the reign of Emperor Claudius. Claudius then had Valentine jailed for defying his decree, which outlawed marriage for young men. Some legends have it that the Valentines Day originated from St. Valentine, a Roman who was martyred for refusing to give up Christianity on Feb. 14, 269 A.D. Today the Roman Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine, all of whom were martyred. St. Valentine may have been imprisoned and later killed for helping Christians to escape harsh punishment in Roman prisons. | History and Religious Significance
4: Cupid- god of love; a symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow | February- The month when Valentine's Day is celebrated. | Love- the emotion that is celebrated on the 14th of February. | Important words about Valentines Day
5: Valentine's Day is an interesting story that chows the love affair between St. Valentine and the jailor's daughter. St. Valentine left a farewell note for her, the note read- "from your Valentine. Valentine's Day is said to have started in the Roman Empire. I' ancient Rome, February 14th was a holiday to honor Juno. Juno was the Queen of the Roman Gods and Goddesses. The Romans regarded her as the Goddess of women and marriage. The following day, February 15th, began the festival of Lupercalia, in honor of Lupercus, the hunter of wolves. Legends aside, the popularity of the Valentines Day rose manifold among the people and in tune with it Pope Gelasius set aside February 14 to honor St. Valentine, the patron saint of love and romance. | History of Valentine's Day
6: Look into my eyes - you will see What you mean to me Search your heart - search your soul And when you find me there you'll search no more Don't tell me it's not worth tryin' for You can't tell me it's not worth dyin' for You know it's true Everything I do - I do it for you Look into your heart - you will find There's nothin' there to hide Take me as I am - take my life I would give it all - I would sacrifice Don't tell me it's not worth fightin' for I can't help it - there's nothin' I want more Ya know it's true Everything I do - I do it for you There's no love - like your love And no other - could give more love There's nowhere - unless you're there All the time - all the way Oh - you can't tell me it's not worth tryin' for I can't help it - there's nothin' I want more I would fight for you - I'd lie for you Walk the wire for you - ya I'd die for you Ya know it's true Everything I do - I do it for you | Everything I do I do it for you. By: Bryan Adams
7: Some foods eaten on Valentine's Day are chocolate and any other sweet food | Food | Traditions | Some traditions that occur during Valentine's Day are giving Valentine's Day cards, giving chocolate, or giving flowers. | Impact on the economy | Around Valentine's Day the flower shops and candy stores tend to sell a lot more merchandise than a regular day.
8: Activity | 1. What day is Valentine's Day on? 2. What symbol of Valentine's Day is the most important to you? 3. Where did St. Valentine live? 4. Name at least one tradition that occurs at Valentine's Day. 5. Who is in this picture?----------->