Iron John Chapter 03 The Journey from the enormous forest to the Castle Quo (Ego)

From the Enormous forest to the Castle Quo.
While this is not part of the Iron John story itself, for storytellers and those who work with story it is good to understand something of how this journey takes place and its purpose.Because we are working with the Dark Forest and the Castle Quo as metaphor, and as a duality of the psyche, we need to grasp the idea that not all the story or any story happens in our world, which is rather the idea of story anyway. Loss of Soul, Loss of the Golden Ball and it’s retrieval begin here.

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Iron John Chapter 01 Towards an understanding of Soul

Soul is everywhere, but hard to see. The soul is a betwixt-and-between thing: neither simply physical nor strictly spiritual, but something that participates in both realms. The soul is another kind of body, a subtle body that partakes of both spirituality and physicality. Soul keeps spirit and matter related by sustaining an in-between realm of imagination, emotion, and deep reflection.

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