The Crossings

The Intersection of Faith and Art.



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 →

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 →

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 →

Eden Revisited

By Clair Prins Her eyes slowly blinked open. Her gaze moved around the long room, but seemed to takenothing in. Helia was shivering; her bare feet freezing against the cool cement floor. “Hello?” Only her echo responded, just as confused... Continue Reading →

Pain of Memories

By Taylor Knight “Ow! Geez, are you trying to kill me?!” Perhaps Jedediah could have phrased his words better, but when techni-fingers peel flesh that close to the brain stem, a person can become rather agitated. The back of his... Continue Reading →

My Ghosts

By Michala Zappia Darkness, solitude, and calm. The closest I’ve ever felt to non-existence. Quietly unaware of just how peaceful this existence is. The alarm sounds. With tired eyes I reach to silence the irritating noise. My mind hovers above... Continue Reading →

What if We Could See?

By Mahalia Gaff It happened so many years ago that people don’t talk about it anymore. Yeah, yeah, we can’t see anymore, but who cares? What matters is what we’re doing now, without our sight, not how to get it... Continue Reading →

That Saved a Wretch Like Me

By Gabrielle Swartzentruber Freezing rain poured down indiscriminately upon the band of warriors, the frigid water striking Ivar’s beard like icy spiders entangling themselves in their webs.  The pounding of the horses’ hooves blended with Ivar’s own pounding heart as... Continue Reading →

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