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A Prayer of Thanks for Libraries and Librarians Fountain of Wisdom, we, along those who responded to this poll, give thanks for and strongly value the public libraries in our communities for promoting literacy and improving the overall quality of…
"J" is for Justice What is Justice Like? ‚Äč Bread. A clean sky. Active peace. A woman's voice singing somewhere. The army disbanded. The harvest abundant. The wound healed. The child wanted. The prisoner freed…
The Scope of Spiritual Literacy I'm recommending that everyone in Congress take a course in "religious and spiritual literacy." But why stop there? Wouldn't it be nice if people all over the world were religiously literate: tha…
Skimming & Sharing In an article in The New York Times, Karl Taro Greenfield is quite astonished to discover that more and more people are not reading books, newspapers, or magazines anymore but instead are picking up…
Where Does Morality Come From? By Zach Young for KidSpirit's Ethics and Morality issue. What are morals and where do they come from? Is morality like the laws of physics, ironclad dicta from nature? Or is morality like lang…
Something Inside How does a person know when something inside of them is changing? Things do change. Storms turn into sun, snow melts into spring. People change. Perhaps a new talent or hobby is rising out o…
A Prayer in Awe of Mamoudou Gassama's Spontaneous Courage What we do in emergency situations speaks volumes about who we are, as 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama's courage and quick reflexes show. Upon seeing a child dangling from a fifth-storey Paris apartmen…
Art and Your Inner Spiritual Work On Huffingtonpost.com Mariano Lozano notes that throughout the ages, thinkers and philosophers have described human beings as political animals, toolmaking animals, playing animals, and calculative …
Playing Hide and Seek with God I've been playing hide and seek with God most of my life. Sometimes I hide from God and sometimes God hides from me. I think I've discerned a pattern: Whenever I become confident that God is found i…
The "Right" Way to Pray By Gracie Griffin in the KidSpirit Simplicity and Complexity issue. Prayer is the limbo between the serenity of accepting the world’s chaos around you and the challenge of pursuing stillness in…