Whether it’s the original version from Eddie Floyd, or the more recent version from Amii Stewart, the expression to “Knock on Wood”…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day Tis the wearin’ o’ the Green for many and only appropriate that there is a post on Irish Green Men.  Here is an interesting article regarding Irish and Scottish Green Men: Also, this bit of information is out there on the internet: The Green Man Friday, November 6th, 2009 The Green […]

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I have been totally fascinated by the Green Man character of Jarilo since learning about Zeleni Jurai. On his website, the author states: “He was a fairly typical life-death-rebirth deity, believed to be (re)born and killed every year. His mythical life cycle followed the yearly life of various wheat plants, from seeding through vegetation to harvest.” […]

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When discussing the Green Man, conversations often branch out into conversations of the Green Man and trees.  Some thoughts turn to the infamous “Ents” in Tolkien lore, tree people and the worshiping of trees.  An article on Ents can be found at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ent This is fabulous renditon from: http://lawrencegarcia.org/tolkiens-mythology-the-recovery-of-wonder-for-creation/ents1/ Tree people are a world-wide archetype. Much […]

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