There are lots of people out there who think Luke Skywalker’s rise to power wasn’t realistic. First off, it’s a movie, so do yourself a favor and suspend your disbelief for two hours. But second off, there is plenty of evidence that suggests Luke had tons of training in the Force before his final face […]Read more "4 Reasons you are wrong about how much training Luke Skywalker actually had"
A Meditation Exercise Close your eyes, and imagine a scene for a moment. You are on a beach. It is nearly sunset. Yousee the crimson and orange sky reflecting in the purples and golds of the ocean. The waves pull over the white sand as if the shores mother were pulling a soft blue sheet […]Read more "Standing On the Beach: A Meditation Exercise"
The universe operates on laws. Using science and reason, humanity has been able to extrapolate and hypothesize the creation of the universe, it’s age, and how elements are made from solar explosions. These laws are predictable. Even in the quantum realm, where things become more difficult to determine, the laws are still predictable, and the […]Read more "Musings on the Nature of the Universe"
The smell of burnt popcorn hung in the air. The office itself wasn’t the finest in New York already, and now the smell made Joseph feel self-conscious. He wasn’t a young man, not any more. That title had left him on his thirtieth birthday, ten years ago. At that time, those who once called him […]Read more "Meeting Mr. King"
Home. The word had lost all meaning. He could barely remember his own name, let alone where he was really from. He clutched his bag of peanuts tighter. “I’ll get out of here someday,” He thought. He was the oldest and greatest among those captives around him. When he was first brought here, most of […]Read more "Missing Home"
It is my opinion that all great stories have their roots in the knowing of other stories. Star Wars draws on King Arthur mythology. Lord of the Rings pulls also from King Arthur, and from other Christian legends and Nordic and English folk stories. In essence, loving stories and being a person who samples many […]Read more "Musings on Story Telling"
Mr. Arnold Cubbage had worked from the ground up to become the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh branch. He’d maintained the absolute semblance of the sober mind to do it, and was quite proud of the fact. He didn’t drink, despite the frequent participation in the act by his friends and […]Read more "Mr. Cubbage and the Vault"
It is oft times said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. This statement is one I have heard most often used when someone is attempting to convince themselves that they shouldn’t pursue a goal or desire they have, even though it is good. What sort of discouragement is meant by this […]Read more "Musings on the Road to Hell"
Without effective decisions, a leader is no good to those whom he serves. In fact, he or she will become the opposite of help. This principle can be difficult. It is hard to determine what is the best decision for every situation as often it will affect multiple people of different viewpoints. Keeping in mind […]Read more "Musings on Leadership and Direction"