Posted by KidSpirit Online on February 12, 2024

Artwork by: Aditya Rao, Age 16
Written by: Pragya Natarajan

For many years, I collected Amar Chitra Kathas.

As an Indian-American, the cultural traditions of India seep into my life . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on January 10, 2024

Artwork by: Arina Stetsiuk, age 13
Written by: Konrad Tittel

The sun hits my boat
In blazing streaks of light
Before the storm.
A smile lines my face,
As I man the helm;
My path is clear as the sky is blue.

As the pleasant breeze glazes my face . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on December 21, 2023

Artwork by: Iryna Tsisaruk, age 15
Written by: Vincent Chang and Amy Bai

The smell of the sandalwood was overbearing.

In front of and behind me, all dressed in deep blue cassocks and snowy surpluses, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on December 6, 2023

Artwork by: Arina Stetsiuk, age 14
Written by: Lily Wang

It was morning and raining in this corner of the world. Beneath the ashen sky, the little shop stood between two streets.

It was easily dismissed by the cars racing past or the early risers hurrying, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on November 22, 2023

Artwork by: Avishi Gurnani, age 12
Written by: Siddhant Raj

Until a few weeks ago, I had no idea what kind of effort goes into the simple act of peeling a potato.

As a class, my friends and I prepared khichdi . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on November 8, 2023

By Clio Leung

What exactly is violence?

According to Britannica, violence is the use of physical force with the purpose of inflicting injury. . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on October 25, 2023

By Kushan V. Mehta

As a child, every night before going to bed I would recite a few lines of prayer as my mother told me it would ensure good sleep.

Sure enough by the end of the prayer . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on October 11, 2023

Written by: Sybille Nkunzimana

Whenever I walk to school, I feel as though I am glimpsing something that is so close yet so far.

I walk down the red dirt hill from Mukecuru’s [grandmother] house . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on September 27, 2023

Written By: Maximiliano Zapata

Like a storm that rages on the sea,

Violence strikes without mercy or plea, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on September 13, 2023

Written by: Onkar Borde

It was a holiday today!

I was very excited, as holidays give me the ticket to picnic and explore the new world where I was recently shifted. . . .

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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