Monthly Archives: February 2017
Stories begin with an idea or image in mind much as this picture. The picture grow into details and flesh out into actions. I was reading an article the other day where a site said the writing is not … Continue reading
The execution date Friday, October 13, 1307, of the Knights Templar is where the legend of bad luck on Friday 13th comes from.
Since we are having an awful lot of Fridays falling on the 13th this year it’s intriguing to look back on where the legend may have come from. Some say it did and some say it didn’t. But I’m sure … Continue reading
I am answering another question publicly which was written to me privately. I don’t this with every single question. Just those I think others might like to know the answer to. The idea of a warrior saint came the history … Continue reading
It was the year of 887 A.D., the end of Roman occupation in Britannia and still the very mention of his real name congers up of the dark images of hell, torture, vile things and fire. So he kept it … Continue reading
Wishing Everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day.
Saint Valentina Saint Valentina was from Caesarea of Palestine. She was small and known for wearing old, worn out clothing. One day, when she was with her friend Thea, they joined a group of Christians gathered to hear the Holy … Continue reading
A man named Valentinus was martyred on February 14 late in the third century A.D.—this much we know. But when it comes to details about the life of St. Valentine, legend often supersedes fact. As you celebrate this Valentine’s Day, … Continue reading
Other stories suggest that Valentine may have been killed for attempting to help Christians escape harsh Roman prisons, where they were often beaten and tortured. According to one legend, an imprisoned Valentine actually sent the first “valentine” greeting himself after … Continue reading