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Amy Cokenour

Amy works in education as an administrative assistant in Texas. She is both a follower of Jesus and an unashamed nerd -- particularly when it comes to reading, video games, anime, and Marvel. You can find her on Instagram at cookies_and_coke!
Spy X Family

Spy x Family: The Desire for Connection

"Everyone has a secret self they don’t show to other people." But vulnerability can actually strengthen relationships and lives.

LTN Advent Calender 2021

Each week, as we make our way through this Advent season, LTN Writers will provide short nerdy devotionals for you and your family to enjoy.

LTN Advent Calendar 2021: Peace and Coffee Talk

During Advent, peace is hard to find. Amy Cokenour shows us a form of peace in Coffee Talk and points us to the Prince of Peace

Responding to Hopelessness in Star Wars: Visions – Akakiri

Love is a beautiful thing, but Episode 9 of Star Wars: Visions show us that doing absolutely anything for it can lead to dire consequences.

The Power of Connection in Star Wars: Visions – The Village Bride

Episode 4 of Visions shows us that to live fully means to surround and bind ourselves to others, for that is the greatest Force there is.

Why I Love Point & Click Adventures

Point & click adventure games bring joy, build critical thinking skills, and are best shared with a friend.

Black Widow: Redeeming the Past

Love Thy Nerd is dedicated to thoughtful engagement with Phase 4 MCU content. You can find our reflections on the MCU series at these links: WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Loki. Please note that all articles contain spoilers for their respective content. Spoilers for Marvel’s Black Widow appear in this article. Black […]

Defining Love in Loki Ep 3

Loki and his Variant Sylvie have different views of love. Writer Amy Cokenour reflects on her own view of love varies from the others.

Flesh and Light in Shadow and Bone

Subtle changes in the way the Netflix series Shadow and Bone told its story makes this series an excellent adaptation.

The Cost of Desperation in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Episode 3

In the episode 3 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, several characters make morally ambiguous choices out of desperation .