LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 14 – You Came in that Thing?

Needless to say, the Skywalker siblings were not impressed when they first saw the Millennium Falcon. That was somewhat intentional by Han Solo.

LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 13 – Assassinate

The threat and reality of death was always present in Jesus' life. When he was a newborn, his family needed to escape to Egypt so he would not be killed by Herod the Great.

LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 12 – Kingdom Now

“Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.” Han Solo said this in Star Wars as Luke Skywalker tried to defend the Force and the Jedi way. Han wasn’t having any of it. He’d seen the Empire rule by force, so what was going to change that?

LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 11 – Herod the Star Destroyer

The Star Destroyer, the featured ship in the iconic opening scene of Star Wars. In The Empire Strikes Back, Star Destroyers come together, due to Darth Vader in pursuit of Luke Skywalker, and we are treated to one of the iconic themes of the saga.

LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 10 – Move Along…Move Along

Watching the Star Wars trilogy it's easy to wonder how the Empire stayed in power with the Stormtroopers as their enforcement.

LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 9 – Ballistic Timing

After taking a hiatus in 2014, I am blogging the LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar again. This is my third time, and I thought it would be appropriate with the new Star Wars movie coming out later this month. Each day, I riff a little bit on a (perceived) connection between Advent and whatever the … Continue reading LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 9 – Ballistic Timing

LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 8 – The Warrior Is a Child

When the Battle of Endor commenced, the Ewoks adapted quickly to the reality of the battle's environment and technology in a winning effort.

LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 7 – Can Anything Good Come Out of Bright Tree?

Bright Tree Village was the home to Ewoks on Endor. When the Empire decided to use Endor as their base of operations to build the second Death Star, they did so thinking the Ewoks were beneath them.

LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 6 – Only a Boy Named Wicket

After taking a hiatus in 2014, I am blogging the LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar again. This is my third time, and I thought it would be appropriate with the new Star Wars movie coming out later this month. Each day, I riff a little bit on a (perceived) connection between Advent and whatever the … Continue reading LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 6 – Only a Boy Named Wicket

LEGO Star Wars Advent: Day 5 – Crawling Along

Harsh conditions are never fun to travel in, and one can only imagine what Joseph and Mary's travel to Bethlehem was like when when Mary was pregnant with Jesus.