In the modern world, the term “contentment” feels so old-fashioned and out of place. Why strive for contentment when we can have more? And indeed, that’s what it seems our lives are often about – becoming better, richer, stronger. But in attaining the things that make us happy, we often don’t feel the satisfaction we… Read More Volunteers in Need of Help: OreGairu and Godly Contentment
Throughout anime, there are themes that reflect Christian values. You can see themes of loyalty, service, peacemaking, patience, love and acceptance just to name a few. Out of all the characters in all of the anime I have seen, the one I felt has come closest to what a Christian is supposed to be, or maybe the one I want… Read More I wanna be like you, Tohru!
Digging deep (but not too deep!) into my past, I remember wanting to be like someone else constantly. Because to me, I was dorky, not pretty, and not interesting at all. It was not that I wanted to be like a particular someone, but more like “popular like this person”, “friendly like that person”, or… Read More Inari Konkon Koi Iroha and Accepting Who You Are
After last week’s episode of Oreimo, where I continued to emphasize my disappointment with the show, I was advised that I should quit “torturing” myself – that I should drop it. But despite all my issues with the series, there’s one particular thing that keeps bringing me back – I really like most of the… Read More Oreimo, Season 2, Episode 02: Love Plus…Nothing