The introduction of more people of color and women to the ‘Star Wars’ series is a correction of an error, not an error in itself.
These hearings are an attempt to reassure us all that the American story we were taught as kids is not some fairytale that adults told us to help us sleep or to make us easier to manipulate.
Recently, we’ve been hearing about the “great replacement” theory. The Society of Jesus has been the subject of conspiracies of its own. Within the absurdity of it all, there are lessons to be learned.
“Morbius,” starring Jared Leto as a vampire in some kind of Spider-Man universe, tanked at the box office. But fans continue to celebrate this very silly film—and we can all learn from that.
Is it in keeping with our faith to believe it is possible that those who have died may be able to help us? Absolutely.
“In the Living Waters” speaks directly to anyone who finds themselves suffering, ashamed or alone, and it describes a God waiting to welcome them.
The danger with returning to characters who have struggled to find their way and earned their success is that if you don’t have a new story worthy of them, you risk undermining all that they have achieved.