Many people search for four leaf clovers and never know why they want one and what makes them special, most of the time people never find any but in 2006, on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, Ed Martin, Sr. of Cooper Landing once found more than a one-thousand four-leaf clovers in a single day! If you think that’s lucky, you should here about another person’s finding, but I will get to that later.
They say that people thought four leaf-clovers could help them see evil spirits, and because of that the are able to run away and search for a safe place to hide. The four-leaf clover was also used to scare off evil. It was thought to be a mystical repellent that would put off bad luck. The holder of the four-leaf clover was said to be able to see fairies. In the middle ages, having this advantage was trendy and popular. Children would go around each day and try to find them around fields and flowers.
All over the world, people have accepted the four-leaf clover as a good luck charm. According to the legend, Eve got a four-leaf clover from the Garden of Eden. “The clovers engaged a timing in the cultural life in the early peoples”. White clovers mainly were held in high respect by the early Celts of Wales, as charm against evil spirits. Many other people held the four-leaf clover and respected it for its reflection of good luck. Sir John Melton wrote in 1620: “If a man walking in the fields finds a four leaf clover he shall soon find some thing good.”
Clovers with 3 leafs are also linked in with luck, because it is known to be a Holy Trinity symbol. Who ever wears a clover, four leafs or three, good luck is said to be given to the holder. The special thing about the four-leaf clover is the extra leaf, which stands for LUCK. That’s why four leaf clovers are luckier then three leaf clovers. You see, one leaf stands for FAITH, the second one stands four HOPE, and the third stands for LOVE.
As usual, the three-leaf clover produces...