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Overcoming Fear in “The Jedi”

In The Mandalorian episode "The Jedi," fear is all-encompassing, especially with attachment; however, love can be the very key to conquer it.

Restless Restoration in “The Siege”

The Mandalorian episode "The Siege" reminds us that diligence is always necessary to preserve goodness because evil never rests.

6 Thanksgiving TV Episodes to Feast Your Eyes On

Last year my little family of four did our traditional twenty-five-person Thanksgiving at my in-laws’ house. It was great—feeling gratitude for our many blessings, eating too much food, and a few awkward conversations. However, since our little family aren’t extroverts, a day of talking and turkey begets tiredness. We got home and I randomly said, […]

Confronting Conflict Within Creeds in “The Heiress”

The Mandalorian episode "The Heiress" echoes divisions within Christianity, and how and when believers can band together despite differences.
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Honoring Disability in Dawnshard

Sanderson builds his world and lore beautifully in Dawnshard while also giving his readers a glimpse into disabled life through Rysn's eyes.

The Haunting of Bly Manor and the Redemptive Pain of Friendship

The real horror of The Haunting of Bly Manor is the fear of pain in loving others. Even still, it extols the need and value of relationships.

Parenting and Protection in “The Passenger”

Lisa Eldred wonders why "The Passenger" makes light of the loss of Frog Lady's eggs and hopes that Mando and The Child can learn as they move forward in the series.

Finding Your Purpose in “The Marshal”

While his search of Mos Pelgo may not have turned up what he was expecting, the Mandalorian is getting closer to his purpose.

Online Gaming and Room at the Table for Disabled People

When Lisa Eldred had trouble playing games online, she more strongly empathized with the importance of game accessibility for disabled people.

The Heart in Faith Based

Perhaps the most meta and interesting film of the year is Faith Based, a film in the style of a mockumentary, about the making of a movie, a faith-based one at that.