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The Crossings

The Intersection of Faith and Art.

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Winning is Never Enough

Michelle Moraitis The game was close. The clock was ticking down–twelve seconds, then eleven, ten. Dribbling down the court, I knew those precious seconds on the clock meant everything. Every decision I made from there on was crucial. The goal... Continue Reading →

To Save a Life

By Taylor Knight Snow clothed the landscape in freezing white, laying across the earth like a blanket of death for those ill-prepared. Fortunately for the kids, their parents had bundled them up with more layers than they could count. “You... Continue Reading →

The Risks of Love for an American Teenage Girl

Hannah Mihut Since the age of thirteen, Violet spent most waking hours, and many unconscious ones as well, thinking about what it would be like to find true love – how magical it would be when Mr. Right finally walked... Continue Reading →

Untitled Poem

By Micah Mann What lovely gift, a shot at life A chance to construct something nice Deter from past illusions quick, Lest sober judgement ruin it This gift, a song, a clanging gong That fills the tense spring air Wind... Continue Reading →

Westlake: The Gain of Victimhood

By Josiah Hackett A wheel is a tricky object to steer when a hand is trying to get him into its driveway and “hang out.” A hill is hard to navigate when a hand is touching his knee, wanting him... Continue Reading →

We Go Through Life

By Sumer Schindler We go through life Full of regrets Stealing a moment Between each breath But then we turn To waste more time When will we learn To draw the line We laugh and say Tomorrow I’ll be better... Continue Reading →

She Is Not What You Think

By Michelle Moraitis She is not, a wave tossed by the sea, Every situation throwing her into the deep. She will be the current, a strong force that directs, the water and all the creatures of the sea.  She... Continue Reading →

The Day I Lost My Life

By Gabrielle Swartzentruber Hiroshima. A beautiful city boasting elegant skyscrapers and sparkling rivers under rows of undulating bridges. A city harmonizing advanced technology with the tranquility of nature. I couldn’t think of a better place to include on my honeymoon... Continue Reading →

A Friend?

By Brianna Densmore I’m holding on to my love for you. Even when it hurts. Even when I wonder if you truly love me back. My love is strong, undying, and                   ... Continue Reading →

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