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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…
You to You: Process Theology and Prayer There are so many kinds of prayer and so many ways to pray. We can pray with words and without words. We can pray by reaching out into a vast mystery, the Deep Listening, saying "help" or "thanks" o…
How Zen, Whitehead, and Jesus Ruined Me I was told that the most important thing in life is to be rich, powerful, and famous. What happened? Zen and Whitehead ruined me. Zen taught me to measure my life in terms of moments of expe…
A Data Driven Life Benjamin Franklin was very interested in monitoring his daily movements and activities. His goal was to progress in the development of 13 virtues including frugality, silence, and moderation. In an …
Be Bravely Fearful and Anxious! By Kavya Shah for KidSpirit's Fear and Anxiety issue. When you stand before what you are most afraid of, chills run down your spine, your teeth chatter, your knees shake, you get goose-bumps, and…
The Loudness of God by Maria Christian in KidSpirit's The God Issue. Interfaith Connections is a column for teens to dialogue about how their faith or wisdom tradition influences their view of life’s big questions…
Tikkun Olam By Sofia Mesh for KidSpirit's Society and the Individual Issue. My first day of Hebrew school was very eventful, to say the least. I begged my father not to take me because I had heard horror …
What Life Is About Christian Wisdom "Help" is a prayer that is always answered. It doesn't matter how you pray -- with your head bowed in silence, crying out in grief, or dancing. Churches are good for prayer, but …
A Prayer for Baby Boomers in Distress The continuing recession in the United States has been especially hard on Baby Boomers, those in their 50s and 60s raised with high hopes of a happy and fulfilling retirement filled with travel and …
Renewable Hope Literary Wisdom Hope is a renewable option: If you run out of it at the end of the day, you get to start over in the morning. -- Barbara Kingsolver, American novelist Teacher Wisdom Trust …