At the start of the summer, I quit my wonderful job at the Church. I had been working in Disability Services and Deaf Support for the last year and a half. Obviously, it was the most incredible job and my co-workers willing to work with my health problems as much as they could. It could not have been better!
But long hours in the office was playing havoc with my body, running out of PTO hours because I used them for sick days was making me stressed, and my heart’s call to live among the branches of the Church in the world led to my quitting.
The thing is, I felt SO much peace when I finally made the choice and talked to my manager. Everyone around me was so understanding and encouraging, even though they may have been wondering (like me!) if I would ever find such a “perfect” job for me. I prayed and continued to feel peace; as if the Lord was telling me that it was up to me to make this choice but that He would help me with whatever choice I made.
A few weeks ago, I got a call…