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NatureDid you know that certain trees have always been considered magical and sacred? Myths and folklore of northern Europe are full of stories that involve the powerful spiritual presence of trees. Trees are full of energy and life force provided by Mother Earth.

The ancient Celts venerated the oak, ash, and thorn, because they believed that this trio is an extremely great and sacred combination. Groves containing all three of these are particularly magical places. 

Talk to the English and they’ll tell about a wonderful legend about Joseph of Arimathea. Upon arriving extremely great and sacred combination. Groves containing all three of these are particularly magical places.

Talk to the English and they’ll tell about a wonderful legend about Joseph of Arimathea. Upon arriving at Glastonbury in 63 CE, he planted his staff in the ground on Wearyall Hill and it immediately bloomed into a hawthorn tree. This tree, known as the Holy Thorn, bloomed every Christmas.

The meaning for burning the yule log at Christmas is to encourage the sun to return and create spring. The yule log is almost always oak.

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