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Crossings

Maddie Lowe and Michael Temple share insights and stories from everyday life that give insight and hope.

Spring Cleaning

The fresh scent of lavender soap and clean laundry waft through my apartment. Ahh! Spring is finally here and with it comes the undeniable urge …

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Cause for Alarm

“Mike, what’s that noise?” It was early morning. I probably would’ve slept right through the loud beeping sound that was coming from our living room …

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Panic and Prayer

It’s a recurring nightmare that happens to me frequently. A line of cars face me, staring my vehicle down with destructive intent. A flash of …

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What Love Is

Shiny boxes, chocolate-dipped strawberries, crimson roses—Valentine’s Day! I like to call it “Love Day” because I believe it shouldn’t just be limited to those in …

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When We Eloped

Today is the day. I stared at my reflection in the smudged glass, running my hand down the side of my purple, sequin dress. What would …

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The Mask

Her delivery of the poem slammed my thoughts into an emotive wall. My daughter was preparing to participate in a Poetry Out Loud ™ event …

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A New State of Mind

As each new year approaches, four cliché words consistently resurface in my mind: “New Year, New Me.” I must admit, thinking about a new year …

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The Power of Singing

To hear her former students extol her virtues, one quickly gets the idea that Gabrielyn Watson is one of those teachers who has truly made …

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Melting Ice

Falling down on the ice isn’t as inconsequential as it once seemed when I was a kid. There’s something about frozen water on a pedestrian …

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