Esau emerges first; Jacob is born clutching Esau's heel. Esau grows up to be "a cunning hunter, a man of the field"; Jacob is "a wholesome man", a dweller in the tents of learning. Isaac favors Esau; Rebecca loves Jacob. Returning exhausted and hungry from the hunt one day, Esau sells his birthright to Jacob for a pot of red lentil stew.
The stage is set for a cosmic struggle which still engulfs us today...
The Engaged Child
Watch the child involved in an activity.
Whatever the child is doing, there is the child,
all the child.