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The Wages of Sin in WandaVision Episode 7

As two competing realities begin to confront one another, we begin to unpack the consequences of the sins of Wanda and others.

The Weight of Lies in WandaVision Episode 6

WandaVision Episode 6 demonstrates the exhaustion and pain that come from continually perpetuating lies.

Compassion and Control in WandaVision Episode 5

As we reckon with the implications of what Wanda has done to the people of Westview, we must consider whether Wanda is worthy of our compassion.

How to Lose Friends and Manipulate People in WandaVision Episode 4

We all put up walls but WandaVision episode 4 reminds us that we need friends who will love us enough to help us face reality.

Trust Issues in WandaVision Episode 3

This article is a reflection on the third episode of WandaVision, “Now in Color.” Spoilers up to that episode abound. You have been warned! Instantly met with a technicolored intro reminiscent of The Brady Bunch, viewers find Wanda and Vision inhabiting the 70s. Picking up right where they left off, Wanda and Vision are reeling […]

The Cost of Conformity in WandaVision in Episode 2

Everyone wants to be liked. But Wanda and Vision risk their identity in order to be liked by people, without ever stopping to ask, "do we want to be liked by these people?"

Controlling the Uncontrollables in WandaVision Episode 1

Episode 1 of WandaVision challenges us to come to terms with the things we can't control.

The Uniting Power of Vulnerability in “The Rescue”

Din Djarin was self-serving and outcasted when he set out with Grogu, but the season 2 finale shows that vulnerable love breaks boundaries.

Building Bridges with Compassion in “The Believer”

Just as the Skywalker saga is defined by the power of compassion, so too is The Mandalorian with empathy and a second chance for Mayfeld.

Creed of Integrity in “The Tragedy”

Asia reflects on an old warrior reminding a young one of a shared conviction in "The Tragedy"