“Do or do not. There is no try.” These sage words were spoken by Yoda in the Star Wars movie, Return of the Jedi. It is very good advice. This phrase has been spoken for a millennium by many wise counselors in a myriad of ways. My husband’s own brand of wisdom is “Do something, even if it’s wrong.” But it is the words of my son, Matthew, who is celebrating his birthday tomorrow, which I recall whenever I feel I am uncertain of what I am doing or why. He is a sage young man in his late … Continue reading My Sage Monkey/Happy Birthday!