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“Reflections” Articles

The Value of Defense in Star Wars: Visions – The Elder

To be defensive is more than just a fighting or sports technique. It's a way of being in all things, as Episode 7 of Visions teaches us.

The Power of Connection in Star Wars: Visions – The Village Bride

Episode 4 of Visions shows us that to live fully means to surround and bind ourselves to others, for that is the greatest Force there is.

Fighting for Family in Star Wars: Visions – The Twins

No matter the era or timeline, Star Wars is a recurring tale of giving others the benefit of the doubt, as reflected in Episode 3 of Visions.

Moving Forward for Friends in Star Wars: Visions – Tatooine Rhapsody

Episode 2 teaches us that dwelling fondly on the past is pleasant, but it can prevent us from living life more fully with, and for, friends.

Expecting the Unexpected in Star Wars: Visions – The Duel

The twists on Japanese samurai films and Star Wars itself in Episode 1 capture the heart of the sci-fi franchise—and where it all began.

The Uniting Power of Vulnerability in “The Rescue”

Din Djarin was self-serving and outcasted when he set out with Grogu, but the season 2 finale shows that vulnerable love breaks boundaries.

Building Bridges with Compassion in “The Believer”

Just as the Skywalker saga is defined by the power of compassion, so too is The Mandalorian with empathy and a second chance for Mayfeld.

Overcoming Fear in “The Jedi”

In The Mandalorian episode "The Jedi," fear is all-encompassing, especially with attachment; however, love can be the very key to conquer it.

Restless Restoration in “The Siege”

The Mandalorian episode "The Siege" reminds us that diligence is always necessary to preserve goodness because evil never rests.

Confronting Conflict Within Creeds in “The Heiress”

The Mandalorian episode "The Heiress" echoes divisions within Christianity, and how and when believers can band together despite differences.