"A Letter to God" is a Mexican short story written by Gregorio Lopez y Fuentes. Originally written in Spanish, the title of the story is "Una carta a Dios". It was first published in the year \(1940\).
The story tells of a farmer named Lencho who writes a letter to God seeking His assistance. As the story progresses, several themes are brought in to make the story more insightful. What is striking about the story is that it draws a parallel between contradicting themes such as faith and reasoning, innocence and ignorance, generosity and greed, and such.
The characters of the story include,
- Lencho's wife
- Lencho's sons