November 4th – Saturday

Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. – Joshua 1:9

Today in 1920 marked a significant advancement in early aviation and international mail delivery as the Air Mail Service between the U.S. and Canada began. This cooperative effort between the U.S. Post Office Department and the Royal Air Force of Canada utilized biplanes to transport mail over a 550-mile route from New York City to Toronto. Experienced World War I aviators flew the mail planes, facing inclement weather and navigational limitations. Despite irregular scheduling due to the experimental circumstances, the service demonstrated the potential of aviation for mail delivery, which led to international agreements and set the stage for global airmail networks. This initiative hastened technological developments and international communication, contributing to the expansion of commercial aviation and global connectivity.

As the Lord leads, pray with us…

  • For U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to seek God’s direction as he heads USPS.
  • For members of Congress as they determine how to support the U.S. Postal Service.

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