The wrapping paper has been put in the recycling bin and the new toys from Santa are entertaining the children on their winter break. Richard and I are enjoying the peace and quiet…even though we have to work.

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Last week, Mason was studying the Inuits, and asked what a Shaman is. Richard proceeded to describe different types of spiritual leaders and teachers to him.

Mason responded, “So, a Shaman is like Jesus, but with less powers?”

Happy New Year, everybody!!

Angela Hoy lives on a mountain in North Georgia. She is the publisher of WritersWeekly.com, the President and CEO of BookLocker.com and AbuzzPress, and the author of 24 books.

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