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Basket on the River By Zainab Umarfor KidSpirit's Storytelling and Narrative issue. Almost as if it were part of the story itself, I can recall the day my mother told us the tale of Hazrat Musa like it happened jus…
Single Word By Ella Lombard for KidSpirit's The God Issue. And then there was — flight. It wasn’t the usual sort of thing to actually experience, she mused, a flock of butterflies swaying upwards like…
Church: A Catalyst for Exploration By Jack Miles for KidSpirit's Adventurous Spirit issue. When I was called up to the center altar of my church by the members of “Drums No Guns,” I froze. Who was I kidding? I often fi…
Jewels of India By Niti Majethia for KidSpirit's Beauty and the Senses issue. I was born and raised in Mumbai, India, a country full of different traditions and values. India has a caste system with different…
Talking with Tomorrow's Peacemakers By Akash V. Mehta in the Conflict and Peacemakers issue. We live in a violent world filled with conflict, and we always have. But every member of every generation has a responsibility to our worl…
What God Is By Hannah Berkowitz for KidSpirit’s issue on The Word. When I was 13, in the midst of preparing for my bat mitzvah, I decided I didn't believe in God. I walked into my rabbi's office for our we…
Finding Comfort in Numbers By Celie Johnson for KidSpirit's Numbers and Symbols issue. My spirituality revolves around the use of numbers and symbols, a cloud of reasoning and a bit of mysticism. I believe in numbe…
The Ecology of Our Minds By Nimai Agarwal for KidSpirit’s Climate Change: Tending Our Planet issue. When I was eight years old, my parents used to take me to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. We would go every week…
Does Experience Shape Our Understanding of God? By Eleanor Goetz in the KidSpirit The God Issue issue. The idea of God is different for everyone and is possibly many things even to one person. We all have different ideas of what and who God is…