Tonight I saw Episode Three.
The tragic mistakes of young Anakin Skywalker should serve as a lesson
to everyone to avoid the emotions and negative mind states of greed,
fear, anger, jealousy and rage.
At some point Anakin appears to display all of them.
In turning on his friend, Obi-Wan, Anakin displays what borders on
And in the end nothing can quench the pain of loss when he discovers –
well, I don’t want to give the movie away.
Many times in life we are slighted or we perceive slights from others that
may or may not exist.
We can’t always determine whether the slights were real or intentional or not.
So it seems to me that we have to resolve to forgive all of the slights, whether
perceived or real.
It is hard, but it is the healthiest way for our friends, our families , our enemies and
even for ourselves.