“Your perception is your reality.” This was one of the first ideologies my father ever taught me, and it is very reminiscent of Qui- Gon’s, “Your focus determines your reality.” My dad may not be a Jedi, but Qui-Gon is; in fact he may be the pinnacle Jedi. Therefore, what he says carries weight, just […]Read more "The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Self-Doubt (and What It Means for Episode IX)"
Guilty Until Proven Innocent- Kylo Ren/Ahsoka “Your mistake was thinking his choice was already made.”- Rey Some people are purely evil. Hitler? Not redeemable. Palpatine? Not a good dude. However, the majority of people, in our world and in the galaxy far, far away, are good at heart. Some, like Ventress, have lost their way. […]Read more "Guilty Until Proven Innocent- The Connection Between Ahsoka and Kylo Ren"
Does the removal of fear make room for hope? If so, how does that affect the end of the Star Wars saga?Read more "Fear Leads to… Hope?"
Luke’s words to Leia are memorable, no doubt. But they may be even more important than we could have possibly imagine….Read more "No One’s Ever Really Gone"
Is exile a vital part of the Jedi journey?Read more "Into Exile, I Must Go"
The twin suns sit there, on the horizon like a crooked pair of eyes gazing back at Luke Skywalker. He peers back, hoping that somewhere along that horizon is where his true story begin. He gazes looking, hoping, that somewhere out there is his belonging. According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, love and belonging are […]Read more "Somewhere I Belong: Finding Meaning in a Star Wars story"
Psychologist, author, and speaker Sherrie Campbell, in a 2017 article for Entrepreneur, laid out seven such characteristics. Being that Star Wars at its core is about the human experience, it would hold that we would see these traits in Star Wars characters. The question, then, is not if but when do we see such examples […]Read more "Leaders, Legends, and Legacy: What the Star Wars Characters Can Teach Us About Leadership and Its Impact"