The Yule log, Yule clog, or Christmas block is a specially selected log burnt on a
hearth as a Christmas tradition in ... Our Fore-Fathers, when the common
Devious of Eve were over, and Night was co...
Why we have Yule Logs and what they mean and represent at Christmas. ... My
Great Grandfather did own a walking stick factory though!) ... This comes from a
local legend that Joseph, Mary and Jesus were very cold when the shepherds ...
Burning a Yule log is probably the oldest Christmas tradition there is. ... It does
require gathering family, friends and neighbors for songs and stories, ... Personal
faults, mistakes and bad choices were burned in the flame so ... If the fire went out
before the night was through, tragedy would strike the home in the coming year.
There is a custom that on Christmas Eve an enormous log of freshly cut wood ...
most Europeans countries, notably in France and in Italy where the Yule log was
... This tradition persisted in Quebec as it did in France up until the last quarter of
Yule comes from the old Norse jól and Old English géohol which was a season of
hunting ... Yule Log. Eventually many Yule customs were absorbed into
Christmas ... The oldest was the tradition of the Yule log which echoed with
sacrificial significance. ... The tree trunk was pushed into the hearth as it burned,
which it did ...
Yule Log is a significant part of Christmas traditions. ... This comes from the
legend that the shepherds burned the bunches of twigs to keep Joseph, ... the
same process of burning the log as does France but here the log is stored under
Jul 30, 2007 ... The origin of the yule log. ... its failure to do so was a sign of misfortune coming to
the family. ... Care was taken to keep it burning at least as long as the hosts were
still up ... Did KFC Really Create A Chicken-Scented Candle?
The Yule log is an ancient tradition you can make for your own holiday ... Once
the log was burned in the hearth, the ashes were scattered about the ... Another
way to use your Yule log is to burn it as our ancestors did so many ... It's our wish
for the upcoming year, and we keep it to ourselves in hopes that it will come true.
Where else can you find one, besides your fireplace? And how did a New York
television impresario bring the yule log into so many American homes? ... English
Christmas traditions called for the yule log to burn as a sign of goodwill through ...
Bonfires were lit in the fields, and crops and trees were "wassailed" with toasts of
spiced cider. ... were sacred to the Celts because they did not "die" thereby
representing the ... The ceremonial Yule log was the highlight of the Solstice
festival. ... with a Yule tree, holly or candles, you are following some of ...