Green Eyes: Do they make the cut or not?

Tialla's Tellings

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  This day full of green, cheerfulness, well-wishes of luck, and delicious food.  For those whose favorite color is green (such as my husband), this day tends to provide a little extra happiness.

On St. Patrick’s Day, it’s pretty much required for people to wear something green for the whole day unless they want to get pinched.  I can’t help but wonder why.  I know St. Patrick was a missionary to Ireland and really helped the people there, and was well known for using a Shamrock as a symbol for the trinity of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.  Shamrocks are green.  Is that where it came from?  Because this amazing Saint used a green plant, now everyone has to wear something green or they get pinched?  I’m honestly curious, from where did the tradition of pinching originate?


Now, here’s something I’m interested in.  For those who have…

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