A deeper look at Jack the Beanstalk and Iron John for our youth. For Rites of passage, redeeming the father, responsibility and forgiveness.

Across space and across time, between here and Castle Quo (read the status quo) – I hear the anguished cries of women and children; I hear the complaints of men, I hear the cries of our planet, the spaceship earth…

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Jack and Bean Stalk Chapters 03 The back story.

The back story of Jack, his widowed mother, his father and of course the Beanstalk. And how the Giant fits into all of that

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When the Father is absent.

There are implications for our whole culture when fathering is absent. Fathering as a metaphor is absent at many levels. What then rushes in to fill the void left by this absence is violence and rage.

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Jack and the Bean Stalk Chapters 02 The narrative

Giants and Tyrants abound in our world claiming and owning things that belong to all. Giants are not invincible, The Jack story describes the “How” of dealing with them

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