Iron John
Jun12

Iron John

Iron John –  In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man. Bly’s vision is based on his ongoing work with men and reflections on his own life. He addresses the devastating effects of remote fathers and mourns the disappearance of male initiation rites in our culture. Finding rich meaning in ancient stories and legends, Bly uses the Grimm fairy...

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Articles on Men’s Issues
Mar10

Articles on Men’s Issues

Men’s Spirituality – Donald Bisson – “Men bleed too. Men grieve the loss of their children through divorce, separation, work assignments and illnesses. They seek out relationships to fill the hunger, pain and loneliness of life’s struggles. They ponder the great mysteries…”   Masculine Spirituality – By Richard Rohr, O.F.M. – Masculine spirituality. Perhaps the term sounds...

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Memorial Day Tribute
May23

Memorial Day Tribute

Memorial Day Tribute – Sun sets a dimming view for a gaze across the sea, Nonetheless to ponder  Life’s ebb and flow to be,   And I, a different journey my ebb and flow at sea, And ebb the dimming sunset  and ebb the tide for me. Poem, video and music by: Clay...

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Healing the Father Wound
Feb17

Healing the Father Wound

“Early in 1990, in a ground-breaking PBS special “A Gathering of Men,” poet Robert Bly blasted through the gender-muddling of previous decades with a jarring truth. The average man today, he declared, has learned well from his mother to embrace his “soft feminine side” and become tender and receptive. But he hasn’t learned to embrace his more deliberate “masculine side,” because his...

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Healing the Masculine Soul – Gordon Dalbey
Feb14

Healing the Masculine Soul – Gordon Dalbey

His first book, Healing the Masculine Soul, pioneered the Christian men’s movement by freeing men from both religiously correct morality and politically correct ideology. His 1991 appearances on the Focus on the Family radio program drew a listener response in the top 10% of the show’s history and were re-broadcast in 1998, 2003, and 2008. In a later book, Sons of the Father, he proposes healing for what he calls the...

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