Downtown Girl

She wakes up in the morning to sunshine. Of course there’s sunshine, it’s her first official day of work! It’s going to be a great day!

She selects a pencil skirt, top and scarf. Today she puts on her flats and carries her heels in a bag. She learned her lesson at orientation yesterday; flats are vital for walking downtown. Although she is only a 10 minute drive from work she forgot to factor in rush hour traffic. Apparently everyone works downtown!

 But the 20 minute delay does not deter her. It only makes her feel apart of the hustle and bustle of this city she has grown to love ❤️.  She makes it to the parking lot and successfully uses her badge to swipe in. She remembers to take the backway into the office building and types in the code correctly the first time. Of course she does, because it’s going to be a great day! She takes the elevator and uses the key to the office only to find its already unlocked. Her boss had his meeting moved and he was there after all. They greet and smile and all is pleasant. She sets into her desk and quickly a load of files are laid out to be sorted. After 4 hours they are still in need of sorting.

 She chooses a local market from lunch and enjoys the short walk up the street. A salad, chips and snacks for later find their way into her hand. She is surrounded by suits and skirts; other downtown people who have the privilege of working in swanky offices and well to do atmospheres. Her atmosphere may not be as wealthy but it is surely blessed. In many ways it is the desire of her heart. It is the Father opening an unexpected door.

The rest of the day is productive and the job is taking shape. She is needed. Her gifts and talents are adding to the betterment of this business and as with all her other jobs there is purpose here.

It is a relaxing atmosphere and very flexible. She is taken care of and looked out for once again.

She is loved.

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In other news, I am now available for speaking engagements!! Book me 😉

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Also my friends and I were featured in Essence Magazine! Click here and make sure to check out #12 😆.

SHALOM

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One thought on “Downtown Girl

  1. Congratulations on the beginning of a new purpose and adventure along with being able to do what you are called to do as God continues to open and close doors for our benefits while we are busy trying to live and make it happen. Thanks for sharing your testimonies as usual and even though I am not in your city, I feel you and your many opportunities along with continually giving God the praise and glory that He has done great things for you and many others and even those who don’t know him personally yet, each day they wake up, the opportunity is there so hopefully everyone get on board that we need God and He loves us unconditionally by giving us chances to make mistakes but ultimately asking for forgiveness and begin again anew!!!! Being there is the beginning!!!

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