Tuesday, September 05, 2006

deflated

Feelin' a wee bit "in it"* right now.
  • Went into work this morning. Was fired. A first for me.
  • Biked home in the rain.
  • This: "Unfortunately, you cannot post a comment on a non-beta blog or claim a mobile blog using your Google Account. These features are coming soon." explains why I can't properly post comments on many people's blogs (or post several of the same comments, much to the annoyance of others). I knew there was a catch to this Google Blog upgrade...
Despite it all, I feel quite calm. I had a feeling this was all coming down the tube (in fact, my morning was pretty much ruined with the sense that something ominous was going to happen...) and when I discovered it was only the loss of the job that was causing me to loose sleep anyway, I was comforted.

And now, on to the job search. Again.

Septembers, for the past eight years running, have always brought this kind of personal-detoxing shock my way. And every time God demolishes something pretty I have prided myself on (a Two Year Plan, a job, a relationship), he is so faithful to give back more than I could have ever dreamed possible in return.

"The bricks have fallen down,
but we will rebuild them with dressed stone;
the fig trees have been felled,
but we will replace them with cedars."
(Isaiah 9:10)

* from the movie Garden State -
Sam: "You're in it right now, aren't you?"
Andrew: "What?"
Sam: "My mom always says that, when she can see like I'm working something out in my head, she's like, 'you're in it right now' and I'm looking at you telling this story, and you're definitely in it."

2 comments:

Angela said...

Shitty.

You need chocolate.

Lots and lots of chocolate.

And maybe a high-powered rifle.

~Angela

littlehoudini said...

Erm, Fired? How could you be fired? Didn't we have a conversation not a few days earlier when you basically said that, given the nature of your relationship to your employer, you were unfireable?

What, exactly, did you do to the house, young lady?