My daughter spent most of the day in her room. She hasn’t done that in years, or not since we moved out on our own. She walked out of her room and asked, “So, when are you going to quit this job?” Her Mother was unrecognizable, sitting in a vat of misery. So, that’s what I did.
Since taking this job, which began as helping someone out of a tight spot, I have noticed a few things about myself that I didn’t like. I have been a Virtual Assistant by trade, but this job escalated way beyond that. I won’t bore you with all the details, but let’s just say I was under micromanagement. I can do my job, but the person who hires me has to let me.
The last email of many I received today caught my eye. He had listed all my responsibilities, and wanted to ensure this was a pleasant experience for both of us. I had agreed to answer the phone, return voicemail, and schedule appointments. Very basic. This list was not basic, so I hit reply, and told him he needed a full time assistant. He needed someone else.
Then I told him, “This is not pleasant.”
My world got very quiet after that reply was sent. It was so good to hear the silence.
I walked across the room to my personal laptop and pulled up my Letitgocoach Facebook page. While I had been sitting in a daze, God had been on Facebook. I had 99+ notifications in a two hour time span. I clicked on them, and to my surprise, this one lady had liked and shared over 50 of my posts. I pulled up her page, just to see if what was happening was real.
It was like God was saying…”See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” Isaiah 43:19. Taking this job was not a new thing. It was old because I have gone down this road before. The only thing that has changed from the last time I helped, is me.
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…Xoxoxoxo’s… It’s me again, thank you for truth God’s truth and having a heart to help people who have a hard time letting go…..God is Everywhere, F.book…definitely on your page…and your heart… Much love to you…. Xo….. May God continue to guide you me, our daughters.. Everyone… In Jesus name Amen…. Thanks a million for sharing your heart…!!-.-
I love “you again!” Thank you so much for your encouragement and walking this path with me. Much love to you and may God cover you with His favor, love, and guidance. xxx