Posted by KidSpirit Online on May 24, 2022

By Satya Shaw

There’s something everyone must come to realize at some point in their lives, though they might never acknowledge it. Love isn’t something you feel in one singular moment — it’s a collection of memories from the time you’re born to the day you die.

Love is imbued in the smallest actions, from the most meaningful ones to the funniest. . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on May 10, 2022

By Katie Lamm

staring back at me
is the face of an angel —
someone who i am supposed to be.

and i see the gaps that i could filland i’ll still want . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on April 22, 2022

By Michael Deschenes

My full name, Michael North Deschenes, happens to describe what I view as one of the most important parts of my identity.

In French, deschenes means “of the oaks”; my name, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on April 6, 2022

By Iman Monnoo

I knew God existed when I heard the rhythmic pulse of spoken verse reverberate through the living room for the first time.

I still remember the way the syllables rolled over one another, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on March 20, 2022

By Elías Viveros

Known as one of the most difficult concepts to define, life could be described as any form of existence that includes a cycle of birth, development, reproduction, and death.

When it comes to the concept of life, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on March 4, 2022

By Zeeshan Hassan-Andoh

There was no need, no obligation
But she did it in those early morning hours.
I could always hear her —
The rhythm of her body contorting,
Laying itself down, just off the clock,
A movement perfected through those years of uncertainty —
A deceit of the mind.

Through a jetlagged drowse, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on February 1, 2022

By Po-Ting (Duke) Lin

Attending activities at local temples, directing prayers to the souls of our ancestors, gathering with family around round tables during the Lunar New Year, and visiting grandparents during Chinese holidays are common examples of long-instituted traditions that connect members of my community together.

To this day, however, many of these traditions . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on January 19, 2022

By Nanyee Lin

A loner like GalileoWas starstruck
By none other than the mighty stars above

He buried his face in books . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on January 5, 2022

By Milagros Miltos

What isolation made me discover is that I have been running instead of living.

I haven’t lived because I’ve been running to reach a goal, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on December 22, 2021

By Simone Britto

As I rode in the backseat of my cousin’s tiny yellow car through the bustling town of Panjim, India, to my uncle’s house, I gazed out the window and marveled at the different colors.

It was Christmas season . . .

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About This Blog

Young people are brimming with vision and prophetic wisdom. This blog features 11- to 17-year-olds in deep and often surprising explorations of spiritual life. Their original writing and artwork was first published in KidSpirit, the sole spiritual magazine by and for global youth. Their words call us to approach eternal questions with wonder. More