A 4-year-old girl recently got a message from God courtesy of the US Postal Service.
According to Pet Place, 4-year-old Meredith was distraught after her dog, Abbey, passed away last month and wanted to make sure that she was happy in heaven. Meredith decided to write a letter to God to give him instructions on how to care for her dog.
Meredith, with the help of her mother, wrote:
“Dear God, Will you please take care of my dog? She died yesterday and is with you in heaven. I miss her very much. I amhappy that you let me have her as my dog even though she got sick. I hope you will play with her. She likes to play with balls and to swim. I am sending a picture of her so when you seeher, you will know that she is my dog. I really miss her. Love, Meredith.”
The letter was put into an envelope, along with a picture of Abbey and Meredith, that was addressed to God / Heaven. The little girl then covered the front of the letter with stamps (because it obviously takes a lot of stamps to get a letter all the way to heaven) and dropped it in the mailbox.
A few weeks later the little girl received a package from God. Pet Place reports that the US Postal Service sent Meredith the Mr. Rogers book When A Pet Dies along with a note from the Almighty.
The note read:
“Dear Meredith, Abbey arrived safely in heaven. Having the picture was a big help. I recognized Abbey right away. Abbey isn’t sick anymore. Her spirit is here with me just like it stays in your heart. Abbey loved being your dog. Since we don’t need our bodies in heaven, I don’t have any pockets to keep your picture in, so I am sending it back to you in this little book for you to keep and have something to remember Abbey by. Thank you for the beautiful letter and thank your mother for helping you write it and sending it to me. What a wonderful mother you have. I picked her especially for you. I send my blessings every day and remember that I love you very much. By the way, I’m easy to find, I am wherever there is love. Love, God.”
The United States Postal Service is known for their yearly “Letters To Santa” Program but it isn’t often that they relay a message from God. Both services, however, may go by the wayside as the USPS continues to have financial troubles.
What do you think of the little girl’s letter from heaven? If you’re really in the mood for a sad dog story you should read this letter that Fiona Apple wrote to her fans after deciding to cancel her tour to stay with her dying dog.