My first memory of Valentine's Day was when I was six years old. I remember writing out Valentine's Day cards for my first grade classmates. I remember spelling the day as "Valentime" with an "m." Eventually, I learned to spell the holiday correctly.
Interestingly, if you break up the non-word "Valentime," you will find the Latin root "Valen" which means "Strong." It is also a Latin baby name, which I like very much.
So, "Valentime" can be construed to mean "strong time." That make sense to me if we are talking about "Love."
Let's explore this analogy of "Love as Strong" a bit.Read More