He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not by Kristine Wang

“You can save a million lives, but you can never tell someone that you can’t save theirs.”

That’s not right.

I glance up from the page I have been editing for fifteen minutes. “What?”

It’s his or hers, not theirs. You got it wrong again.

We stare at each other for a couple of awkward seconds before I scribble theirs and replace it with his or hers. “Better?” … More He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not by Kristine Wang

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I dare you by Courtney Dodge

I dare you to open the door and take your first step outside,
allowing all your expectations to hide.
Let go of your need to be in control.
And simply take part in a leisurely stroll.

I dare you to inhale each breath as though it’s your last,
and take one step forward instead of living in the past.
Inhale the sights and sounds like it’s your last breath of air,
And learn to live without having a care. … More I dare you by Courtney Dodge

I Believe In Love by Christina Marini

St. Therese of Lisieux was quiet with burning love for Jesus Christ. After reading “I Believe in Love” by Fr. Jean C. J. d Elbée I learned what it means to love. St. Therese had the love of Jesus burning in her heart and wanted others to feel the same way.

What exactly is this love that Christ longs for us as Catholics to share? Love is complex and has many layers. I will only have privilege to discuss a few from this beautiful book. … More I Believe In Love by Christina Marini

Erasure by Meghan Bennett

I’ve been writing all over my hands lately. To do lists and doodles and lines of poems. The marks fade, and I add a new layer, then another, and another, until my hands are grey and my fingers cold and I’ve a Bic tattoo sleeve half up my arm.

Sometimes my hands are so covered I cannot read them. I wash my hands and scrub till the skin is red and shiny. I am speeding up the process of erasing you. … More Erasure by Meghan Bennett