The Yule log, Yule clog, or Christmas block is a specially selected log burnt on a
hearth as a Christmas tradition in a number of countries in Europe. The origin of
the folk custom is unclear. .... ...
Why we have Yule Logs and what they mean and represent at Christmas. ... I don
't make barrels! My Great Grandfather did own a walking stick factory though!)
Burning a Yule log is probably the oldest Christmas tradition there is. ... It does
require gathering family, friends and neighbors for songs and stories, dances and
Jul 30, 2007 ... The origin of the yule log. ... had to catch fire during the first attempt at lighting it;
its failure to do so was a sign of misfortune coming to the family.
... in many countries and hence several legends are associated with its origin. ...
Burning the Yule Log is a crucial Christmas tradition today. ... follows the same
process of burning the log as does France but here the log is stored under a bed.
Dec 21, 2012 ... 'Tis the season for rich food traditions, including that of the Christmas Yule log.
... an enormous log of freshly cut wood called the Yule log would be fetched and
... This tradition persisted in Quebec as it did in France up until the last quarter of
Dec 20, 2010 ... Most cultures seemed to view the Yule log as providing a magical ... I did know
though that Christians did get a lot of their traditions of the ...
Yule Log Magick / Make A Yule Log / Bake a Yule Log Cake ... An ancient rhyme
of unknown origin reflects the importance of the Yule Log on this sabbat: .... the
cake, and when a light touch does not bounce back easily, it needs to come out.
But we do know that it has long been recognized and honored in some of the
worlds ... The term has been linked to and may originate from the Old Norse Jo.
.... The first direct reference to the Yule log can be found around the 17th century.