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Just Keep Swimming By Abraham Weitzman in the KidSpirit Resilience issue. My family places faith in DBT — Dialectic Behavior Therapy. DBT is based on a combination of accepting your feelings and behaving in a pos…
Rejoicing in More Positive Views of Homosexual Relationships We rejoice in small triumphs that signal positive changes in human relationships. Polls: Percentage of U.S. adults who considered homosexual relations morally acceptable in 2002: 38. Percentage w…
On Birth, Death, and Moonwalking By Andrew Lu for KidSpirit's Mysteries of the Universe issue. We all wonder about our origins, births, and deaths. We’ve all asked our parents questions about where we came from. As a …
Our World: An Interdependent Web By Anna Zimmer in the KidSpirit Climate Change issue. I was not raised in a family where religion played a big role. I have always known that both my parents were Christians at one point in th…
Forgiveness Ritual This ritual salon was co-created with one of my friends who approached me about doing something around forgiveness. He was in the process of reconciling with his father whom he had not seen for many…
The Sky's the Limit The word "democracy" can be traced back to the Greek dēmokratia, from dēmos "the people" + -kratia "power, rule." The people rule — but what kind of people? If most people who make up a democrac…
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…
Peace By Samantha Singh for KidSpirit's Society and the Individual Issue. Peace. It’s an unusual word in this bizzare time. Some say it means that war is not present, but this word has more depth tha…
The Crescent and I By Abdullah Sayed for KidSpirit's Education issue. Though I live in the middle of the multicultural metropolis of the world, Queens, I find it hard to imagine that any of my non-Muslim friends ar…
The Tree of Change By Hannah Schuett for KidSpirit's Reality and Perception Issue. In my culturally diverse family, I am exposed to many different customs in my day-to-day life, which has made me appreciate diverse…