Minbari Mondays, and Two Lessons from “War Without End, P1” (B5:s3e16) on Empathy & Trust

This week’s lessons:           1.  Sometimes empathy requires putting yourself in really old shoes, like Valen’s.           2.  Sometimes one must trust others to complete what one has begun.           This episode is the first in which we finally see Minbar, where the current Ranger One, Sinclair, takes delivery of a […]Continue reading “Minbari Mondays, and Two Lessons from “War Without End, P1” (B5:s3e16) on Empathy & Trust”

Minbari Mondays, and Two Lessons in “Ship of Tears” (B5:s3e14) on Empathy & Information

This week’s lessons:           1.  Sometimes it really is necessary to withhold information.  Context matters, but empathy also matters, especially when it’s time to do the explaining…           2.  Not all information is correct.  Empathy can probably help figuring that out, too…    I love the growth we see in this  episode.    G’Kar […]Continue reading “Minbari Mondays, and Two Lessons in “Ship of Tears” (B5:s3e14) on Empathy & Information”

Minbari Mondays, Soul Hunter, and a new doctor on the station

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her fourth report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: In this fourth report, we move forward just a bit in the same Earth year 2258, theContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, Soul Hunter, and a new doctor on the station”

Do Better, 5th Draft: Ready for Reviews

We still need more eyes on this new PDF of the current, 5th, Draft of Project Do Better‘s book , if Beta Readers would like to volunteer. (Please leave feedback on this book by commenting here on this post…) Oh, and new title is Project Do Better: A Kindness Manifesto in Four Parts Dying toContinue reading “Do Better, 5th Draft: Ready for Reviews”

Minbari Mondays, The Gathering, and the 1st Year of the 5th Station

This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann. Here is her second report: — Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor: I said that I would explain two of our ancient institutions:  the Minbari caste system, and theContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, The Gathering, and the 1st Year of the 5th Station”

Minbari Mondays, The Fall of Night, and Risks

This week’s report, the last of our year 2259 CE,  is sent to us from our future by Ranger Mayann, writing to us from Minbar, where she is stationed: — Greetings, from Tuzanor:            As the Captain did what was right, coming to the very brink of war with the Centauri to do […]Continue reading “Minbari Mondays, The Fall of Night, and Risks”

Minbari Mondays, In The Beginning, and Introductions

This is a fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I received from an equally fictional time portal, based on the planet of Epsilon 3, around which the Babylon stations will be in orbit. Yes, I said will be. A lady born on another planet, and in another time, on theContinue reading “Minbari Mondays, In The Beginning, and Introductions”

Minbari, Fall of Night, and story to Do Better…

This week’s report, the last of our year 2259 CE,  is sent to us from our future by Ranger Mayann, writing to us from Minbar, where she is stationed: — Greetings, from Tuzanor:            As the Captain did what was right, coming to the very brink of war with the Centauri to do […]Continue reading “Minbari, Fall of Night, and story to Do Better…”

Minbari Mondays, Comes the Inquisitor, and Testing

This week’s report, near the end of our year 2259 CE, sent to us from our future by Ranger Mayann, writing to us from Minbar, where she is stationed: — Greetings, from Tuzanor:           This day was one of testing, for both the Narn and for our order, the Anla’Shok.  First, G’Kar reminded everyone […]Continue reading “Minbari Mondays, Comes the Inquisitor, and Testing”

Minbari Mondays, Comes the Inquisitor, and Testing

This week’s report, near the end of our year 2259 CE, sent to us from our future by Ranger Mayann, writing to us from Minbar, where she is stationed: — Greetings, from Tuzanor:           This day was one of testing, for both the Narn and for our order, the Anla’Shok.  First, G’Kar reminded everyone […]Continue reading “Minbari Mondays, Comes the Inquisitor, and Testing”

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