This year, the celebration inspired by Saint Valentine, who was executed for performing marriages to keep men from going to war, is almost immediately followed by the tradition wherein many commence a 40-day period of sacrifice and reflection that begins with a remembrance of our mortality: “Ashes to ashes and dust to dust,” they say.
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This episode features a "scoop" about ABC's latest iteration of everyone's favorite reality dating show, a conversation with John Ballinger and his wife Uma about how they learned to love more deeply after a sudden brain aneurism changed their life. You'll also hear John play the song inspired by that experience. In our Dinner and a Movie segment, Keythe talks with his daughter Ruby Farley about one of her favorite filmed love stories, and they each bake a pie inspired by the tale. Keythe remembers sneaking around one of Los Angeles' most stunning cathedrals and having an encounter that would change his life. And Double Batch Daddy play Nature Boy and I Think I See the Light.
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