John Barleycorn Must Die!

There is a lovely article by Raven Wood on Patheos about the history behind John Barleycorn. I thought that everyone here might be interested.

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Thanks! I will read it a little later.

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You’re welcome! It isn’t very long but it’s good information.

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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!

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You’re welcome! It had some great information for the harvest. Glad you enjoyed it! :blush:

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It’s a great read and yes! Just like Francisco mentioned, perfect for this time of year and the harvest season :ear_of_rice: Thanks for sharing the neat article, @kasie! :two_hearts:

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You’re welcome @TheTravelWitch! I hoped it would give someone something to think about for Mabon. :smiley:

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