"Consider the postage stamp:
it's usefulness consists in the ability
to stick to one thing
until it gets there."
The Post Office in me loves this one. Stamps are amazing things. They are simple, they are small, they stick to everything. You don't often receive a letter where the stamp has fallen off.
I love the Post Office. It has provided for my family for years. It gave me to courage to go back to school and to get my degrees. I learned to carry mail, to manage the operations, and to handle all aspects of the job. I continue to learn daily as we go through the changes in the business that come with our modern times.
The thing about stamps is that a letter goes through a minimum of seven machines. It gets bent, moved and shuffled. All of this on it's way to it's destination, yet the stamps don't fall off.
I think if we could learn to care for each other like that, what an amazing world this would be. If we could care for people no matter what they were going through, no matter what their differences, no matter what their pain. If we could just accept and love them through it. I just think that would be a beautiful way to live.
Another thought is that if we could stick with our desire to be more Christlike and to follow in His way, we would eventually arrive Home with Him. That is the ultimate goal, that we might each receive the Love of God in our own lives. That we might traverse the way by following the iron rod and arrive at the tree of eternal life.
Isn't it wonderful what we can do if we will just stick to it!