Dear Santa, 


(this little girl loved talking to Santa as she wrote but this year her voice quivered.). “Every year I’ve asked you for toys…and every year you have delivered.”


But this year is a little different (just this year…let me make that clear!) for I am old enough now to have been aware of what’s been happening this year.


Although school has been a combination of real and virtuality

I have learned a bunch of new words…like this one…humanity.


Which is why my first wish this year would be to please start intervening and help every person in the world to understand its meaning.


This year I wish you, Mrs. Claus and all your North Pole elves…could make people think a little more about each other…and a little less about themselves.


I wish you could make it easy to love one another…easy to forgive…and I wish you could help us take better care of this planet on which we live.


I wish everyone felt safe, secure…that no one had to live in fear…I wish no one ever felt oppressed (another word I learned this year).


I wish everybody could grow up kind and wise and strong…I wish there was no hatred…no wars…I wish everybody got along.


This year I also learned the word poverty…I’d like you to fix that if you could…(Hey Santa, with all these new words I learned this year…don’t you think my teacher’s pretty good!).


So teachers, doctors, nurses…all those essential workers…with great speed…this year, wait! make that every year…give them anything they need.


In conclusion Santa…this year if you could fill the world with Peace and Love and Joy…then next year you can get back to delivering all those toys.


To show the faith I have in you Santa…now that this year’s list is done…I’ve already begun my list of toys…for Christmas 2021.



Your friend


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So lovely