Beauty from ashes, mourning turned to joy, the burden of heaviness transformed into a garment of praise. These are the promises God makes to His people in Isaiah 61, and they are woven throughout Scripture. While Isaiah speaks these words prophetically in the Old Testament, Jesus fulfills them many centuries later when he quotes the prophet in a Jewish synagogue, saying … [Read more...] about Letter from the Editor | Currents Spring 2021
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Pictured: Adian Imbrogno-Mastin Photos by Anastasia Condolon | Photo illustration by Isabella Teague Beauty is a quality that has no boundaries, no objective definition. Everyone has a different perception of what beauty is — perhaps that in itself is beautiful. “Beauty is something that makes the world seem more full to you,” said Amanda Cooper, a senior Creative … [Read more...] about Defining the Undefinable
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Pictured: Cecily Breeding. Photo illustration by Anastasia Condolon Ancient civilizations possessed something modern cultures appear to be missing — a steady awareness of the divine. The world is not only becoming increasingly secularized, but people are growing more anxious, isolated and depressed than ever previously reported. One third of Americans regularly experience … [Read more...] about Finding Spiritual Rest in an Anxious World
Pictured: Luke Dorais and Lauren Schulze. Photo by Lindsey Sullivan In relationships, the initial attraction is like falling off a cliff. Love is everything that follows. Senior Jordan Stratton, who proposed to his fiancée, senior Erin Miller, in December 2019, said infatuation can “hit you upside the head.” He used the cliff metaphor to explain the initial feeling of … [Read more...] about The Fallacy of Falling In Love