Editor’s Note: The HCC Writers Guild is proud to present this work from one of our youngest members. It proves that the power of the Gospel lies in its simplicity. And the best stories come straight from our own hearts. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.
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Every time I think of you I give thanks to my God. Philippians 1:3
Thanksgiving reminds me of this verse.
A lot of people love Thanksgiving because it has a lot of food like turkey and stuffing, and it’s a fun get together. But this is why I love Thanksgiving: God is loving and merciful in all ways.
Without God, my dad would either be dead or doing bad things right now. My dad said he could not do it without me. I was born close to Thanksgiving, and that is also about when my dad stopped doing bad things. He came to Heartland in 2008 and got back on track. God can help anyone, and He helped my dad.
God thinks of every one of us, and He brings people to Him every day. My dad is one of those people. I’m glad he was. Now, God uses my dad and mom to tell others about His goodness.
That’s what Thanksgiving means to me.