the writings of Sue Berger

A Thanksgiving Letter From God

Hi Kids!

It’s one of My favorite times of year again when many of you gather your families together to enjoy the bounty of your lives and make a point to thank Me for it. I thought I’d take a moment to let you know how very welcome you are and what a delight each of you are to Me. I thoroughly enjoy being a part of your lives.

Nothing warms a Father’s heart more than to see His kids gathered together, no matter what the occasion. I enjoy watching you play, laugh, eat, talk, work; just interacting with each other. I truly look forward to your family gatherings throughout the year. Hearing you express appreciation for the creation around you and the abundance of your lives, makes My heart sing. I love it when you “get it”! That I created everything for your benefit and enjoyment. That I gave each of you unique talents and abilities, and that using them benefits you and others around you. I want you to enjoy life and family and friendships.

You know, I still relish the beauty of the earth I created and get a charge out of you kids figuring out all the treasures and resources it contains. Blows you away now and then, doesn’t it! Keep at it, there’s still more there for you to discover! I’m fascinated by the decisions you each make and the course human history has taken. Oh sure, it would have been nice to have coddled you in the Garden forever, but I knew you’d want to test your wings, to challenge your intellect, to try things your way. Only then would you really know that My way is the best and be willing to throw in with Me 100%. Some of you figure that out more quickly than others, but no matter the course, I love you all and will see you thru whatever comes your way.

You know, there’s a lot of pain and suffering in the world, and that breaks My heart. It’s not what I intended for you kids. I hate the anger, depression, fear and hunger that floods your evening news. That will all be resolved in good time, but it makes Me sad and I appreciate it when you kids reach out to those who don’t have it so good. So yeah, you could say I’m thankful for you! I’m thankful that you’re responsible kids. You know you have a lot going for you and enjoy what I’ve provided for you. I’m impressed when you reach out with thoughtfulness and compassion. I’m thankful that you have a relationship with Me and accept what Jesus did for our relationship and acknowledge the work the Spirit does between us to make it all possible. I love sharing your life with you and look forward to sharing even more with you in the future. You don’t have a clue of what I have in store for you and I can hardly wait to share it with you! But, I’m getting ahead of Myself...

Well, I’ll wrap this up for now. While Thanksgiving was in the air, I wanted to take a moment to let you know I’m thankful for you. Thank you for loving each other. Thank you for believing in Me…it means more than you can humanly know.

I love you. –God

– Sue Berger

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About Sue

From a "normal" childhood with a working dad & stay-at-home mom, to a Bible-college and borderline-cult church; now in the midst of an almost-40-year marriage to my college sweetheart and currently a massage therapist, life is interesting! Through it all, God has been patient, faithful & gracious. I'm pleased to share my life's observations with you. Enjoy!