Packages From God

Packages arrive on our doorstep in all shapes and colors. We are often surprised by what’s inside. Some packages are better than others. Some can bring great joy and excitement, yet others bring disappointment. God sends us packages too. I invite you to discover what He sends.

I don’t believe that I have ever written a poem before in my life. I claim no poetic skill, yet for some reason, the Holy Spirit moved me to write one the other day during my Morning Prayer time and prompted me to share it with you. The message seemed to come out of the blue. I hope it touches you.


The package arrived on time today,

with morning’s dawn it came my way.

I’ve received these gifts many times before

some with surprise and fun to explore.

 Some left me sad or deeply confused,

some brought me grief and heart breaking news.

Others brought joy, a smile to my face,

they brought a friend’s care and loving embrace.

 Each package that I’m speaking of

is a new day  from God above. 

Times past have shown that some days were good,

some were not what I’d wished they would.

 A day will come I do not know when

 package arrival will suddenly end.

Until then, when each package arrives

I’ll untie the ribbon to see what’s inside.

No matter what type of day it might be,

I know in my heart God is always with me.

With God’s Son my Savior, His Spirit a dove,

I’ll trust in His wisdom and walk in His love.

When no package arrives on some fateful date,

God’s hand I’ll hold tight and pass through the gate.

By: Brian Pusateri

Copyright 2019 

Heavenly Father, I thank you for the gift of each new day. Your precious Son, Jesus lights my way and your Holy Spirit strengthens me during times of trial and grief. Keep me always close to you on this journey through life. Please bring me home to you when my days here are done.  Amen!

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Brian Pusateri
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  1. Jane on January 24, 2019 at 10:50 am

    God just keeps on pouring out His many gifts on you so that you are able to share them with soooooo many people. God bless you for using His gifts to share and to bless others.

  2. Denise on January 23, 2019 at 5:19 am

    Beautiful! Thank you for your ministry, I look forward to your email each week.

  3. John Barry on January 22, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    Fr. John in Maryland.
    Indeed, a day is a gift. Like a package come to be opened. My favorite ones often come on Sundays, not the usual day for UPS or USPS or FedEx, but GOD sends them ( and I am not talking of the Guaranteed Overnight Delivery Company either! They went out of biz.) God is good and dependable and generous– all the time.

  4. Lemoine Klug on January 22, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    Passing it on to family and friends. Gifted to you by the Holy Spirit. God’s eternal love be with you and your family.

  5. John Remensnyder on January 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    You are a very gifted person Brian. Thank you for sharing.

  6. Pat Belanger on January 22, 2019 at 11:39 am

    What a beautiful expression of life. Maybe God has just given you another gift.

  7. Winnie Swing on January 22, 2019 at 11:08 am

    I love your poem. Thank you, Brian.
    Happy New Year to you and Mary Beth.

  8. Grace Roberts on January 22, 2019 at 9:45 am

    Hi Brian.. Thank you for these Tuesday meditations.
    I ask for your prayers for the repose of soul of my cousin, James (Jimmy) Joseph Reo. Jimmy died on January 8th, 2019. He did enjoy your 4th Day Letters.
    May the Peace and Love of Our Lord Jesus Christ surround you and all those you hold dear Always ?
    Your sister in Christ Jesus, grace roberts

    • Brian Pusateri on January 22, 2019 at 9:55 am


      I am sorry to hear of your loss. I will add Jimmy to my prayers. May God’s blessing be with you too.


  9. Donna King on January 22, 2019 at 9:24 am

    This beautiful poem reminds me of the many packages that I, along with my family and friends, have opened. You are so right, some are gifts that are easy to accept, while others are gifts as well, but much harder to open and process. Thank you for this beautiful “package” on this cold Tuesday morning. Blessings!

  10. Jan Dixon on January 22, 2019 at 9:11 am

    Good job on your poem! I thought it was very professional! The Holy Spirit certainly did guide you! Thank you for sharing! God’s blessings!

  11. Tami Herron on January 22, 2019 at 9:06 am

    Enjoyed your poem!

  12. Donld Loetz on January 22, 2019 at 8:32 am

    If your not a poet, you sure are one with this poem. It is excellent.

  13. Michael on January 22, 2019 at 7:51 am

    Very moving piece. I enjoyed it. A reminder to us all of why yesterday is the past, tomorrow is the future – but today is the present. A true gift. God bless you, brother. Thanks for sharing.

  14. Jack on January 22, 2019 at 7:41 am

    Great poem. Not surprised you wrote it.

    Hope the tour in FL is gong well. You are missing our cold snap.


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