The origin of this story isn't very romantic -- at least not in the traditional sense. St. Valentine was a Roman Priest at a time when there was an emperor named Claudius.
Claudius persecuted the church and also had an edict that prohibited the marriage of young people. He thought unmarried soldiers fought better than married soldiers, because married soldiers might be afraid of what would happen to their wives or families if they died.
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I just spent the last year and a half in college. College is something I would recommend to the adventure seeker. College is for one who is not afraid to expose themselves on a deeper level than skin and face. Of course, I believe it depends on the college you attend. My college was The King’s University. I highly recommend such a brilliant learning experience, but be warned you will walk away with much more than good grades and a higher education.
One of my psychology courses required me to do a weekly process paper. In this process paper, we would verbally vomit on paper through text and story. You name it and it was fair game. Oh, how I LOVE TO PROCESS! I found myself week after week purging my fears and doubts onto paper in Turabian format.
“Casting all your anxieties on him,
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These are little glimpses into the stories of the j2i Team & guest. We believe that as we share deeper levels of healing are birthed not only in our hearts but in the hearts of others as well. As you read and find yourself relating to the letters that create our timelines, please comment, message an author, or register for a class.