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I got the job!


Wednesday, March 20, 2013

I got the job! What job you ask? The job that sounded so good, I was excited about applying. The job that represented career growth, abundant opportunities and, yes, a bigger paycheck. I feel like God is truly blessing me. He knows everything I’ve endured over the last three years and now the clouds are parting and the sun is shining. I’ve blogged about the bad times:
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Now, that times are good—I am SO appreciative. It’s like many of the things I’ve been dreaming about are starting to happen. My weight is still down—thanks to the rigorous kickboxing classes and mindful eating; I’m dating again and, now, my career is taking off. Soon, I will enjoy a comfortable lifestyle. No, I won’t be rich—I do work in non-profit. But I will be working in a job that sounds personally and professionally fulfilling.

Two years ago, I was unemployed and unhealthy. Diabetes was knocking at my door. My boyfriend was acting a fool. My daughter was dropping out of college and pregnant with my grandson. I felt like life was kicking me in the teeth. Today, I’ve accepted a position with a 30% raise, I kicked the boyfriend to the curb and started dating others, my grandson is nearly 18 months old and thriving and my daughter has completed the paperwork she needs to return to school. I am also 50 pounds thinner, can jog a 5K AND look cute in my clothes, lol.

I write this because defeat in life is only TEMPORARY. The low points WILL pass. Like me, you might be going through some sh!t. Like me, you may want to give up and abandon your dreams. PLEASE, PLEASE, do not give up. God does not always come when we want Him, but He’s always right on time. Everyday, focus on the little things you can do to move toward your dream. Your baby steps will eventually add up and your blessings will come. I am living proof!
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
HDHAWK 3/24/2013 10:01PM

    Wonderful things are happening for you! Congratulations!

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WRITINGBLUEHAWK 3/24/2013 8:32PM

    Thank you for the well- wishes; I do appreciate them. I'm a believer in "Lifting as we climb"--I'm already reaching back and trying to help others find jobs or new opportunities. Paying it forward is key because I didn't do this alone--there were people helping me along the way.

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JAZZEJR 3/22/2013 12:22AM

    So HAPPY for you!!! emoticon emoticon

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LILSHINE 3/21/2013 10:03AM

    I'm so happy to read this today. I really needed these words today. Thanks for sharing

Congratulations on the new job and the many blessings. It appears that "it's your season" to proper and grow. Awesome. Many that flow continue your way

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IRONBLOSSOM 3/20/2013 11:05PM

    Great post!

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TACONES 3/20/2013 7:28PM

    WOW!!!

God is so Good.

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SONYALATRECE 3/20/2013 7:10PM

    Praise the Lord!

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BABY_GIRL69 3/20/2013 2:41PM

    This is so wonderful & courageous too!! Um I am gonna inbox you for a loan if you don't mind....lol When I think of His goodness I just dance dance dance dance dance!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

God bless & woohoo!!

Dee

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JACKIE542 3/20/2013 12:44PM

    Congratulations!! So happy for you. emoticon

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ARCHIMEDESII 3/20/2013 12:06PM

    Congratulations on getting that job ! I'm thrilled for you !! You've made so much progress these past two years.

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MISSB8604 3/20/2013 12:01PM

    Such a great blog and exactly what I needed to hear! SO happy for you!!

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DIETSAFARI 3/20/2013 11:22AM

    How Great is our God! In His time He makes everything beautiful.
I hope you love that new job...
May the Lord truly bless you some more

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LAST20FORME 3/20/2013 10:51AM

    Thanks for sharing this, I needed to hear these words today.
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STEPHANIE302013 3/20/2013 10:23AM

    Amazing!!!

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