There is a lovely article by Raven Wood on Patheos about the history behind John Barleycorn. I thought that everyone here might be interested.
Thanks! I will read it a little later.
You’re welcome! It isn’t very long but it’s good information.
I really enjoyed reading it!
And the information in the article is very interesting too:
From a pagan point of view John Barleycorn represents the cycles of nature, spirits of both plant and drink, entwined together within the fall harvest. A time to reap what one has sown, and a time to celebrate John Barleycorn’s death, by the brewing of barley into beer, and whiskey.
Thanks for sharing, @kasie!
You’re welcome! It had some great information for the harvest. Glad you enjoyed it!
It’s a great read and yes! Just like Francisco mentioned, perfect for this time of year and the harvest season Thanks for sharing the neat article, @kasie!
You’re welcome @TheTravelWitch! I hoped it would give someone something to think about for Mabon.