Friday, February 25, 2011

GOD SAID IT, I BELIEVE IT, THAT SETTLES IT!



It’s been a tough week for me. On Monday, I started out full of energy, savouring the sunshine, however, a cloud appeared midday Tuesday. I got a mail “...we will not be proceeding further with your interviews” it said.
I had been on that process since August 2009. I had passed the aptitude test and 3 interviews, how could they suddenly end the process? It was my dream job. I had sacrificed a lot for this opportunity...  
My mind was processing too many thoughts simultaneously.
Fast forward to Wednesday, mum texts to say I should forget about another job I had been hopeful for. Apparently she had called an insider (her cousin) who told her in confidence that the board members and top management had swapped names on the merit list for their ‘candidates’ *sigh*.
I still do not know how I found sleep that night. But I remember waking up in-between and remembering I had declared 2011 my year of elevation. Only then did my faith regain its strength.
I wondered how I found it easy to empathise with others and advice them to keep hope alive yet it was herculean for me. So I turned to the bible and reassured myself that all will be well, all I had to do was:
Forget the problems and hold on to the promises – Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old– Isaiah 43:18.
Let go of the disappointments and await the appointment - Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert – Isaiah 43:19.
I have since begun re-strategising, after all, if plan A doesn’t work, no qualms, there are still 25 letters left. I have also promised myself not to worry, because I do not want wrinkles. Moreover, nothing is too difficult for God to do (Jeremiah 32:27) and HIS plans for me are grand (Jeremiah 29:11) and because HE is ever faithful (Numbers 23:19, 23), I’ll be back to share my testimony soon.




19 comments:

Blessing said...

By God's grace, it will all work out for your good. As you've declared this year your year of elevation God will grant you more than you can imagine!

Hold on!

Prism of an immigrant said...

Amen.....

I'm with you on this year being a year of elevation. This will be two thousand and elevate. I can't count all the family members I've said that to and who are now using that phrase, and it started with you.
God will make a way.

Lara said...

Amen to the Prayers...
2011 shall be a good year for us all.

kitkat said...

2011 would be a better, more fruitful yr for u..AMEN!!
on a side note, damn i luv "Kokoroko!" :)

Myne Whitman said...

That song and video is great! I love the way God loves us too. My dear your testimony has not finished o, this is just the beginning.

Anonymous said...

Amen!

All is well that ends well.

Ibhade {NG} said...

The lord is your strength ALWAYS :))

Sisi Yemmie ™ said...

Hmmmmm....I know EXACTLY how u feel.Iblogged about it yesterday (www.gistdotcom.blogspot.com) however i just graduated in december and i keep wondering y i get no replies after each application. its disheartening. Its just that when I think of what God has done, i am confident He can do this one. 2011 is definitely for elevation for us all oh! First time on ur blog!!!

P.E.T. Projects said...

@Blessing: Amen!

@Prism: thanks for believing along with me, im continually surprised at how people have come to make the message of that statement personal. We shall all be elevated by HIS Grace.

@Lara: How's India dear?

@Kitkat: that song gets me dancing all the time!

@Myne:the love stories for the month are so reassuring. thanks for the inspiration.

@Anonymous:Amen... thanks for dropping by.
@Ibhade: thanks a million

@Sisi Yemmie thanks for stopping by, God will smile down at you with the perfect job soon, dont loose hope dear.

Fluffycutething said...

Sure babes... You will be back with those testimonies IJN

HoneyDame said...

I dnt know why i dont get your updates....tis is soo annoying!
I like your spirit..In due time, you will see the reasons for all of these happenings.
I looooooove that Kefee's song!!!

P.E.T. Projects said...

Fluffy dear, how's the route to becoming Lagos big girl LOL. Greetings to Ayobami and Number 2

HoneyDame, I wish i could help you fix that. I looove Kefee too.

Chichi {From Now Till I Do} said...

It is definitely tough to receive those letters, we went through it time and time again, but God is faithful. The right job is waiting for you and when it comes you will see how God has been looking out for you all this time.

Hold onto Jer 29:11 - God knows what He is doing.

x

The Corner Shop said...

I love your attitude! It's always easier to preach than to practice. Right on with your re-strategizing. I bet you could still do your dream job at another company. No worries kay.

Thanks for commenting on my blog!! Yay! I love the way you write- very honestly

Adiya

Rita said...

Amen, you will definitely have a big testimony...soon...

Chizy K said...

Auuw thats faith, you will get there soon. and when it does, we'll love to hear all about it.
follow my blog http://chizys-spyware.blogspot.com

Anoda Phase said...

I understand how u feel...but be assured that when He does answer u, He'll answer in a BIG way...will be back to read your testimony soon. Amen.

P.E.T. Projects said...

Chichi, those letters are heart breaking, it takes a lot of grace to pick oneself up from that point.

Adiya, yes, no worries.

Rita, AMEN!!!

Chizy K, im following ur blog oh, u know i like gist now *wink

Anoda Phase, i'll be glad to share my testimony too.

os said...

Amen, amen, and amen.