Posted by KidSpirit Online on June 8, 2021

by Kavya Shah

Strength is an overrated term; no one truly understands what it means to be strong or resilient.

Strength is a multifaceted term, coined to account for physical and mental abilities, but . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on April 22, 2021

By Emilija Krysén

In a time of both justified and unjustified anxiety-ridden global panic, we often forget that our environment and surroundings can have profound impacts on our mental wellbeing.

Nature is an essential source . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on March 31, 2021

by Megan Kelleher

My first memory of my Catholic faith was not an out-of-body experience, an ethereal dream of God, or a sacred conversation with the Lord. My first memory of faith was Easter Sunday 2006 and involved big hats and ugly dresses.

I was four, clad in a white puffy dress with yellow sunflowers and . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on March 17, 2021

By Olivia Baliey

Someday, everyone you love will die.

You probably stared at that sentence for a minute, didn’t you? What a way to begin an article. So morbid. So terrible and cruel.

But what, what on earth is honesty if not cruel . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on March 3, 2021

By Kushan Mehta

Religion in my household is very interesting. When you approach my apartment you will be greeted by a “Happy Hanukkah” floor mat. Then, one of the first things you see when you enter the house is a photograph of the Pope and an image of Jesus on the wall.

This is because . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on February 17, 2021

By Miseng Kim

In silence,
Magic flows,
The way rivers flow into the ocean.

In silence,

Posted by KidSpirit Online on February 3, 2021

By Kushan V. Mehta

Throughout the time that humans have inhabited the planet, many have pondered life’s big questions. One that puzzles all of us even today is, “What is our aim on this planet?”

What should one’s ultimate goal in this universe be? . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on January 21, 2021

By Abraham Weitzman

If you want to have a conversation, there needs to be space for each person to communicate their ideas and feelings.

Without that room . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on November 18, 2020

By Camille Rutter

So much darkness
Is passed through the world
Through the lack
Of kindness.

Days . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on November 9, 2020

By Po-Ting (Duke) Lin

My great-grandmother used to tell me, “Imagination is the true eyes of one’s mindset.” She often claimed, in a matter-of-fact tone, that this was the sole rule she followed in her lifetime. I long questioned this advice. I wondered if imagination truly had a purpose, or if it was a self-indulgent fascination compared to everything that the eyes see.

Ever since I was little, my great-grandmother had emphasized the importance of investigating the Buddhist teachings of the Four Noble Truths . . .

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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

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