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The Living Force of God: Meditation as Prayer in Star Wars

In Star Wars, Qui-Gon Jinn's relationship to the Force can tell us how a selfless, meditative approach to prayer can deepen one's closeness to God.

Twisted Exodus: A Reflection on Brightburn

LTN writer Drew Hood reflects on the dark story of Brightburn and how it reads like an Exodus story in reverse from the perspective of the Egyptians.

Rediscovering Myself in Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

Jon was surprised by how strongly Detective Pikachu resonated with his own journey rediscovering his child-like self.

Kaiju vs. Me: How Giant Japanese Monsters Stole My Heart

Randy Romig shares his journey from being a casual fan of Godzilla movies to falling down the never-ending rabbit hole of giant fighting monster fandom.

Love You 3000: Our Love Letters To the MCU, Part 2

On the heels of Avengers: Endgame, a few LTN writers reflect on what the MCU has meant to them, their loved ones, and to geek culture as a whole.

The Weight of Worth: Body Issues and Dignity in Endgame

Lisa Eldred weighs in on what Endgame gets right and wrong about Thor's weight gain and its connection to his and our self-worth.

Love You 3000: Our Love Letters To the MCU, Part 1

On the heels of Avengers: Endgame, a few of the LTN writers reflect on what the MCU has meant to them, their loved ones, and to geek culture as a whole.

Avengers: Endgame Character Recap

In light of his pre-film character studies, Mike Jorgensen takes a look at the heroes of Avengers: Endgame and where their stories leave each of them at the end of this epic cinematic cycle.

Leaning On Each Other: Shazam!

Drew Hood takes a look at DC's Shazam! and why a superhero story that focuses on family, trust and encouragement is exactly what the world needs.

I Wish I Could Talk about The Last Jedi

It's ok to love or hate The Last Jedi, but the campaign to convince those who feel differently than we do needs to stop.