A Compelling Villain

A good story about a hero requires a solid villain. This is a simple truth, easily observed in countless heroic adventures that have fallen flat on the screen or in a novel because the villain was lacking (Red Sonja is commonly mocked in our house as one example of this). Oddly, the heroes can often …

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Friendship is Miracle #2: You do not have, because you do not ask!

Episode Analysed: Ticket Master (ep 3) Episode Summary: Twilight Sparkle gets two tickets to the Grand Galloping Gala but has five friends... and ALL of them want the extra ticket. Primary Scriptures: "What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you?  Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you?  You desire …

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Friendship is Miracle #1: A glimpse of Christ’s Kingdom in My Little Pony

Episode Analyzed: Friendship is Magic, Part 1 and Part 2 Primary Scripture: “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” –John 15:13 Analysis: I don’t think I have heard the phrase “this is the dumbest idea I’ve ever had” fly through my head more times in a …

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