In a culture that’s increasingly self-glorifying, humility is a characteristic that these days, few seem eager to adopt. Yet, it’s a vital part of the Christian life. A healthy humility comes from a proper view of oneself in light of who we are in comparison to the Almighty and what we lack without his guidance… Read More Tangle x Cast 8: A Little Humility
We’re happy to present a guest post today by Christian fantasy author M. H. Elrich, contributor to Finding God in Anime Vol. 2, whom you can connect with on Instagram. Imagine this scene: you’re sitting in a classroom, waiting to present your project. You’ve been preparing for weeks, but you’re still pretty nervous because you… Read More My Hero Academia: It’s Our Turn Now!
I would contend that we all are afflicted by the same disease, suffering from that terrible bug called pride. But some have a worse case of it than others. Take me, for instance. Almost subtly, it invades my thoughts and actions, and has ever since I was young. Back then, and even sometimes now, I… Read More Blessings and Curses of the Quirked and the Quirkless
As much as I love Boku no Hero Academia, there was something about the series that irked me right at the beginning, which I’d conveniently forgotten about until now. Midoriya started out as someone so desperate to have a quirk, who longed for it in a pure, childlike way, and who proved worthy of it… Read More The Lesson Lost in One For All
Summer is almost over, but here at Beneath The Tangles we are posting content every week! I hope you’ve been able to check out our First Impressions on the new anime season, along with our usual awesome posts. Below we have gathered some fascinating content for your consumption (yummy!). There’s always “Something More” to whet… Read More Something More: Humility in OPM, Pro-Life Ajin, and Mikasa’s Sin
As kids, we all heard stuff we weren’t necessarily meant to as our parents or others held “adult” conversations (or arguments) in front of us, forgetting that children hear all, see all. I don’t know why, then, I’m surprised when one of my kids mentions something from a conversation that wasn’t meant for her ears.… Read More I Might Not Be All-Might, But I Can Be Pretty All-Right
The power of words is undeniable. But words don’t always connote power; sometimes they demonstrate a lack thereof. The idea that words might can mean everything or nothing was recently demonstrated in an intriguing panel from the Boku no Hero Academia manga. Michelle of Inside the Mind of a Quiet Girl sent it to me… Read More Deku and Todoroki, Words and Deeds