not a four leaf clover
Not A Four Leaf Clover...
Shamrock is not a four leaf clover
The four leaf clover, commonly mistaken to the be shamrock, is a much rarer clover occurring in nature. It has been estimated that there are approximately 10,000 three-leaf clovers for every four-leaf clover. Though they are both considered good luck symbols, a four leaf clover and a shamrock are not the same thing. 4-leaf clover is very rare. It is powerful and particularly magical. According to legend of western cultures, each of the four leaf clovers represent one theme. The first leaf is for hope, the second is for faith, the third is for love, and the fourth is for luck. A Shamrock or three leaf clover is very common, and can be found just about everywhere.
In Ireland clover has long been considered lucky. The three leaf clover or shamrock is mainly an Irish Christian symbol of the Holy Trinity. It is commonly believed that St. Patrick use the three leaf clover to teach the Irish people about Christianity. Each leaf stands for – The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit. If the fourth leaf is found. It is considered to bring God’s Grace
Many myths are associated with four leaf clovers. It is lucky to find a four-leaf clover. When Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden, legend has it that Eve was holding a four leaf clover. It is also believed that the person who finds this lucky four leaf clover will meet their future lover on that same day. If the clover is given to another person immediately after finding it, the finder's luck will double.
Four leaf clover has become one of the most well known lucky charm and good luck symbol around the world and across many very different cultures.