A Post Office Angel

7 December 2010

This is a very sweet story about a little girl who lost her best 4 legged friend and the angel in the post office who helped her through that hard time with some extra kindness and heart.

This is one of the kindest things I’ve ever experienced. I have no way to know who sent it, but there is a kind soul working in the dead letter office of the US postal service. Our 14 year old dog, Abbey, died last month. The day after she died, my 4 year old daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. She asked if we could write a letter to God so that when Abbey got to heaven, God would recognize her. I told her that I thought we could so she dictated these words:

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