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Powerful Patience By Marwa Alalawi in the KidSpirit Power issue. Flickering streetlights streamed into my aunt’s bedroom as she hushed my cries with gentle strokes, tucking me into a sea of white linen. It w…
Your Place on the Map Song Lines Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, Zip-a-dee-ay! My oh my, what a wonderful day! Plenty of sunshine heading our way. — Lyrics by Ray Gilbert for song composed by Allie Wrubel Definition We …
What Fulfillment Means to Me By Nathan Zhang for KidSpirit's Fulfillment issue. There are 800 kilometers between the cities of Beijing and Kaifeng, a lengthy gap mercifully shortened by the invention of rail. What was origin…
A Troupe of Very Determined Ground Squirrels When I started gardening, I wasn't expecting to learn about resilience, hope, and how to fight for democracy. As a graduate student I spent the majority of my time behind a computer screen or with a…
What shall we make of this? Breath Prayer Breathing in: Old Wise One Breathing out: What shall we make of this?
The Spaciousness of Uncertainty In the spaciousness of uncertainty is room to act. — Rebecca Solnit In her book Hope in the Dark, writer and activist Rebecca Solnit argues a strong and eloquent case for uncertainty. Un…
Caught in the Middle By Maya Mesh for KidSpirit's Heritage issue. Some people say that being Hispanic can mean a lot of things. It can mean that you are an honor student, a writer, a CEO, even a Supreme Court justice…
The Barn Raising Lineage In rural America during the 18th and 19th century, it was common for a community to come together to build a barn. Every farmer needed a barn, but it was impossible for one family to put one up them…
Don't Ask Why Movie Line Why is this happening? -- Tilley in Tin Men
Approaching the Value of Life By Elías Viveros Known as one of the most difficult concepts to define, life could be described as any form of existence that includes a cycle of birth, development, reproduction, and death.