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In defense of...Star Wars

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Well, once again, I feel like I have been challenged on my being a fan of Star Wars (SW). Yes, Star Wars the movies. Sure, a lot of people are fans of Star Wars, however, it is a common thought among Christians that SW is taken from the teachings of Buddhism and has elements of mysticism that is not appropriate for believers in the Most High God (the God of Abraham, Issac and Jacob).

I respectfully disagree.

First of all, being a person of strong faith, might I suggest that a story, myth, legend or drama will not change my faith one iota. My faith comes from, first and foremost, from a strong personal relationship with the One True God, and His Son, Yeshua HaMaschiach (the Messiah). My faith is confirmed and formed further by the Torah (Tanach), and the Apostolic writings (otherwise known as the Holy Bible, the 66 books of the current canon that most Christians read also). I strive daily to live out the commands and teachings contained therein. It is my hope that my actions sho…

Musings of a Newbie Costumer

Woke up this morning feeling rather reflective of this whole process of putting together a Jedi costume. Today is the day that we have set up to have photographs taken, and then comes submission of our applications for membership into a Jedi costumers group. All this is great, however, I have to say that I am obsessing over details that others don't see. OK, so that's not all that unusual...

While in the tunnel of creativity, expectations, motivation and energy is always high. It is only after emerging from the tunnel, do I remember the rather interesting details of the journey. I am a very auditory soul, so it would make sense that I would remember the soundbites. I will try to capture some of them here for posterity.

"Wow! Cha-ching!"

"Can we do that?"

"Man, am I sick of shopping for stuff that just isn't out there!"

"But, do we need half a cow?"

"Oh, poop... my emitter just fell out!"

"How many layers am I gonna hav…