A Word from the Minister

Revd Martin Keenan

Revd Martin Keenan

February-March 2019

Posted by on 11:16 am in Minister's Study | Comments Off on February-March 2019

This is the month when we think of love as there is so much red around: roses, cards etc.  And although it is traditional to send anonymous cards on St. Valentine’s Day, no one can say for certain who Valentine was.  And there is nothing to connect him to the custom of sending anonymous cards.  In the centre of Piccadilly Circus in London there is a statue known as ‘Eros’.  Eros was the Greek god of love.  He would shoot arrows into the hearts of gods or mortals to arouse their desires. His arrows came in two types: golden with dove feathers,...

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