The High Calling of the Postal Service (Audio)
"Neither snow, nor rain, nor gloom of night shall stay these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." So goes the unofficial motto of the U. S. Postal Service.
But did you know those words hail back to the 5th century B.C.? Herodotus first penned that slogan about the Persian messengers during the Greco-Persian wars. Much later, an American architect inscribed them on a post office he designed—and the motto stuck.
This is Howard Butt, Jr., of Laity Lodge. The world still depends on the people we entrust with our mail. Their devotion to duty—through whatever comes—serves and inspires us all. They demonstrate the high calling of our daily work.
May the Lord direct your hearts into God's love and Christ's perseverance.
(2 Thess. 3:5)