4. Garbage Collectors
If you have ever been near a dump, the smell is horrific and it is not a desirable place to be for longer than a minute. Garbage collectors keep our cities clean and environmentally safe. They help us to have bags of dirty diapers, old food, and all kinds of disgusting trash removed from staying around our homes.
Whether your garbage collector drives by your house or works at the city or county dump, he or she could definitely use some thankfulness. Whether you bring them a card, gift card or a creative gift, it will mean a lot to them. In an often unseen profession, we have the opportunity to show that the Lord sees them and cares for them.
Philippians 2:4 says, “Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.”
5. Mail Carriers
One of my favorite things that my parents did while I was growing up was that they looked out for the mail carriers. My mom and dad got to know them by name and when holidays rolled around, they would make an effort to watch for them and bring them a pie or bottled waters.
Nowadays, with added work for post people and late nights, it is more vital than ever to show grateful hearts toward them. Our kindness can go a long way. We can give them some special holiday food, gift cards, or even a letter from ourselves. You could catch them in person or leave it very obviously in the mailbox for them. I would recommend trying to catch them if you can, but it is also difficult since they come by for such a short time frame when they are at your mailbox.
Something to remember as well is those who work at the local post office in town. The mail sorters keep things running smoothly every day and are just as valuable in the mail process.
1 Thessalonians 5:11 says, “So encourage each other to build each other up, just as you are already doing."
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