I Love You
February 12, 2006
HUMOR: A couple from Minneapolis decided to go to Florida and spend some time together in celebration of Valentine's Day. Because they both had jobs, they had difficulty coordinating their travel schedules. It was decided that the husband would fly to Florida on a Monday, and his wife would follow him the next day.
Upon arriving, the husband checked into the hotel. There he decided to open his laptop and send his wife an e-mail back in Minneapolis. However, he accidentally left off one letter in her address, and sent the e-mail without realizing his error.
In Houston, a widow had just returned from her husband's funeral. He was a minister of many years who had been 'called home to glory' following a heart attack. The widow checked her e-mail, expecting messages from relatives and friends. Upon reading the first message, she fainted and fell to the floor. The widow's son rushed into the room, found his mother on the floor, and saw the computer screen which read:
To: My Loving Wife
From: Your Dear Departed Husband
Subject: I've Arrived!
I've just arrived and have checked in. What a trip! I see that everything has been prepared for your arrival tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing you then! Hope your journey is as uneventful as mine was.
P.S. Sure is hot down here!
ILLUS: Story of St. Valentine
This coming Tuesday we will celebrate Valentine's Day.
The story of Valentine's Day actually dates back to the third century, when, according to tradition, an oppressive Roman emperor, Claudius II, placed a man by the name of Valentinus in prison.
Valentinus was a Christian who refused to worship the gods of Claudius. Claudius had ordered all Romans to worship twelve gods, and had made it a crime punishable by death to associate with Christians. But Valentinus was dedicated to the ideals of Christ; not even the threat of death could keep him from practicing his belief ...
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