Posted by KidSpirit Online on November 22, 2023

Artwork by: Avishi Gurnani, age 12
Written by: Siddhant Raj

Until a few weeks ago, I had no idea what kind of effort goes into the simple act of peeling a potato.

As a class, my friends and I prepared khichdi . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on November 8, 2023

By Clio Leung

What exactly is violence?

According to Britannica, violence is the use of physical force with the purpose of inflicting injury. . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on October 25, 2023

By Kushan V. Mehta

As a child, every night before going to bed I would recite a few lines of prayer as my mother told me it would ensure good sleep.

Sure enough by the end of the prayer . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on October 11, 2023

Written by: Sybille Nkunzimana

Whenever I walk to school, I feel as though I am glimpsing something that is so close yet so far.

I walk down the red dirt hill from Mukecuru’s [grandmother] house . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on September 27, 2023

Written By: Maximiliano Zapata

Like a storm that rages on the sea,

Violence strikes without mercy or plea, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on September 13, 2023

Written by: Onkar Borde

It was a holiday today!

I was very excited, as holidays give me the ticket to picnic and explore the new world where I was recently shifted. . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on August 30, 2023

Artwork by: Liz Fabiola, age 14
Written by: Lahore Grammar

Who are we without our dreams and desires?

When I was six years old, my mother took me to a Qawwali night at my cousin’s wedding . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on August 16, 2023

Artwork by: Emilia Melville, age 13
Written by: Kavya Shah

Time is the answer to most questions. Just broke up with your boyfriend? Time will heal you.

Feeling anxious? The passing of time will help you focus. . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on July 26, 2023

By Mac Fabens
Artwork by: Kael Banks, age 18

I have a strong dislike for the phrase “know who you are,” both because it is used so often and because I think it has a completely different meaning from what it is often used to convey.

This phrase is often used in Western movies, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on July 13, 2023

Artwork by: Artwork by: Artur Zhuk, age 13
Written by: Fatima Shafi

1 By the glorious morning light;

2 and by the night when it darkens,

3 your Lord has not forsaken you, nor is He displeased with you,

4 and the Hereafter will indeed be better for you than the present life;

5 soon you will be gratified with what your Lord will give you.

1-5: Surah Duha (The Glorious Morning Light)

The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic was when many of us lost or found ourselves. . . .


About This Blog

Young people are brimming with vision and prophetic wisdom. This blog features 11- to 17-year-olds in deep and often surprising explorations of spiritual life. Their original writing and artwork was first published in KidSpirit, the sole spiritual magazine by and for global youth. Their words call us to approach eternal questions with wonder. More