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A Prayer for Libyan Refugees The United Nations refugee agency says almost 100,000 people have fled the fighting in Libya and gone to Tunisia and Egypt. The situation is now seen as a "humanitarian emergency." Many of these peo…
Slime Endures We were introduced to the wonders and pleasures of slime when we visited the home of Elizabeth and Olivia, a friend's granddaughters. As videos of people shaping slime played on the TV set, they gav…
The Divine in Our Deeds Little Spirituality It is in the tiniest acts, the ones that no one sees, that we express who we are. — Virginia E. Lang in How to Bury a Goldfish Psychological Wisdom To be impatient is…
Weaving the Shadow: A Lenten Reflection Dark Shadows When I was thirteen, my friend Debra and I would walk to her house after school, plop down on the floor in front of the TV and glue our eyes on the spooky soap opera Dark Shadows.
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…
Why Are We Resilient? By Vanita Sharma for KidSpirit's Resilience issue. Landing on my high school’s junior varsity tennis team for the third time in a row was devastating. After spending hours, even years, …
The Basic Intricacies of Kindness and Compassion By Skyler Sallick in the KidSpirit Simplicity and Complexity issue. From a young age, I have worked to piece together my unique spiritual beliefs from aspects of my surrounding environment, parti…
Meaning: A Quest Throughout the Journey of Life Artwork by: Anna Chasnyk, Age 14 Written by: Mahnoor Ali Pervaiz At every stage of our lives, we encounter various transitions. From the moment we enter this world until our last breath, we are …
A Prayer for Victims of Sexual Abuse November 2011. The former Defensive Coordinator for the Penn State University football team, Jerry Sandusky, was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting 8 young boys over a 15-year period. Muc…
A Prayer for those Suffering in East Africa's Famine An article on TheWeek.com summarizes the worst food crisis in half a century now happening in the Horn of Africa: Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, and parts of Uganda, Eritrea, and Djibouti. More than 11 m…