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The Origins of the Mizpah Medal

February 1, 2011

The origin of the Mizpah Medal A long time ago there was a man named Jacob. He traveled far from home and found employment working for his uncle Laban. Laban had a daughter named Rachel with whom Jacob fell in love. Jacob promised to work for Laban for seven years in exchange for permission to […]

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St. Valentine's Day Resolutions

January 25, 2011

Forget the chocolate, do something meaningful for St. Valentine's Day St. Valentine's Day Resolutions Don't get lazy in your love. No matter how great you think your new marriage is, you can always improve it. We are now pleased to offer The Greatest Commandment, a program designed to: Deepen and strengthen their relationship and rebuild […]

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St. Valentine's Day

February 14, 2009

The romantic nature of February 14 seems to have been attached to the date long after it was recognized as the feast day of St. Valentine. Still, several centuries before pre-printed, mass-produced greeting cards existed, men and women sent notes, tokens, and cards to their loves on St. Valentine‚Äôs Day. The tradition certainly was in […]

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Love endures all things . . and never fails. St. Valentine's Day is February 14.

January 19, 2008

St. Valentine's Day is February 14th. Do you know the story behind this holiday? St. Valentine of Rome, a martyr, was a priest, or possibly bishop, in 3rd century Rome. Little is known about St. Valentine, but he is believed to have been a physician, imprisoned for giving aid to jailed martyrs, and while there, […]

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