With Easter approaching this Sunday, Beneath the Tangles is posting thematically connected articles each day in commemoration of Christ’s death and resurrection. For 2021, our theme is “Arise.” I’m making my way through the excellent shonen series, Jujutsu Kaisen, and am currently at the point where protagonist Yuji Itadori, who as the human host of… Read More Holy Week 2021 [Arise]: Like Itadori from Training, How Will We Emerge?
Dear Readers, Have you been keeping up with the happenings in Bleach? The manga has become fairly intense, and after all this time, the story’s become exciting again. I haven’t been a fan of the series since early in the arc involving Aizen, but I just can’t help but to consume the manga in chunks… Read More Letter from the Editor: Bleach, Church Retreats, and Powering Up
Tomorrow, I’m off to a retreat with my family (and with my church family). Each year, we go as a time to get away from the busyness of life and to relax, socialize, and learn. Retreats, of course, are present in a variety of settings and for various purposes. My question to you is, What… Read More What Do You Need a Retreat From?
When ninja characters, like Naruto, “power-up,” they often do so after an extended time away from their typical world. There’s simply something about being able to be away from the hustle and bustle and focus one one thing for an extended period of time. No distractions, no stress, just you, nature, and your mission. Besides… Read More Ninja Training…or, Retreating from the World