Posted by KidSpirit Online on May 24, 2023

Artwork by: Arturo De Arrascaeta Penayo, age 12
Written by: Marium Ihsan

December 2020 was dark, gloomy, and especially cold — the fog settled in early in the evening and never disappeared, becoming a constant.

On one of these cold, dark nights my mother had an episode of what a lot of doctors term kaali khaansi, . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on May 10, 2023

By Onkar Borde

I still remember the way my grandma narrated the stories of the Ramayana and Mahabharata, some of the most popular mythological legends, when we used to sleep on the roof on hot summer nights.

These ancient mythological legends . . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on April 26, 2023

By Ayah Rathore

The concept of life and death has always been an interesting one. A cold, dead mystery surrounds it, one that we’re never sure will ever be solved.

In my faith, uncertainty is certain. . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on April 12, 2023

By Nubiana Smiley

Humor is a tool for someone that may feel empty and shallow as if they’re missing a half. Things that may sound stupid or silly release that negativity just by making them laugh.

Expressive movement can be a way to move the body or even just a stance. . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on March 30, 2023

By Virginia Rodriguez

There are countable moments that are happily memorable for me.

I had to think for a long time to write about just one happy memory. . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on February 14, 2023

By Keesha Joseph

I grew up in a pretty average household with a more or less functional family. My mother showered me with a touch of her love every day, while my father — although a ghostly figure — tried his best to meet my basic needs.

Where I come from, the privilege of having two caring parents is beyond imaginable. . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on February 1, 2023

By Lucca Carlevarini

When I was six years old, I traveled to Costa Rica with my family. I made a fantastic discovery! A butterfly with transparent wings. This butterfly was so amazing and eye-opening, my mom and I had never seen anything like it. It really showed me what nature could be.

When I was six years old, I traveled to Costa Rica . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on January 18, 2023

By Dylan Zhang

For me, a society is like a puzzle or a chessboard, with every culture being a unique piece.

Sometimes, combinations of various cultural beliefs and practices will result in a society . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on January 9, 2023

By Iman Monnoo

"Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary. “
— John Keating, Dead Poets Society

To many watching this film for the first time . . .

Posted by KidSpirit Online on December 21, 2022

By Daniela Esparza

The Christmas aroma filled the air as I eagerly waited for the time to pass and finally opened an embellished box to satisfy my curiosity.

My belly roared for the tempting rich taste of food . . .


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