I recently moved to a new state and made the switch from working at the office to working from home. While unpacking I came across a rolled up poster from my childhood. Turns out it was a movie poster for The Empire Strikes Back. Yes, I am a Star Wars fan boy. Still have my action figures, ships, etc. I decided to hang the poster over my desk in the new home office.
The poster shows Luke looking off into the distance, maybe towards a better future? Maybe towards his destiny? Who knows? He was chastised by Yoda for always looking for adventure instead of keeping his mind on the present. Yoda had a good point. Luke did spend a fair amount of time fantasizing about his future rather than focusing on the task at hand. But, I would contend that he was just forward thinking. He was looking for a better life, a life where he could make a difference. [Read more…]