Friday, July 20, 2012

UBC 15 - Endings

Post 15 for the Ultimate Blogging Challenge on the prompt from Thursday Writer's Post - Endings

I hate endings so when this prompt came up, my mind went completely blank.

However, as always, at some point, every prompt triggers a flood of inspiration and ideas so here's my post, many weeks later for the prompt.

Yesterday was my last day at work. I've been working in this organisation for 5 months and I worked with an awesome group of people.

I am now chilling at home for a couple of weeks before I start my new job.

But back to the endings ...

6 weeks ago I got told at work, along with about 7 others, that our contracts were being terminated as there wasn't enough work for us. My manager gave us 6 weeks notice - unheard of while contracting - but then she is an awesome, compassionate person and terminating our contracts was not of her doing.

So began the quest for another role - which happily I have found and will be starting at the new place in a few weeks. I've worked there before and I was happy there so I am so relieved and excited to be working there again. As they say ... every cloud has a silver lining.

I was given a very sweet farewell and a lovely card from co-workers that even though I've only known for a short time have become good friends.  They were such a fun bunch of people.

But things happen for a reason. And all endings are the beginnings of something new and wonderful.

Here's my lovely card from my awesome workmates that I will cherish.



When the clouds appear in your life, I wish you many silver linings and wonderful new beginnings.


Warm Regards
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10 comments:

  1. You're so lucky to have found another job so quickly! Especially in this economy.

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    1. I am Sandra and I am so thankful and counting my blessings.

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  2. Endings can certainly be hard, but you're lucky to have had the experience and friendships and to be leaving amicably so that relationships can hopefully continue. Congrats on finding a new job so easily, and yay for you getting to take a couple of weeks off between gigs.

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    1. Thanks Cheri, I am looking forward to a blissful few weeks.

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  3. Endings do not have to be sad they may also herald beginnings.

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  4. Oh, Suzy, so happy for your happy ending. Yes, everything happens for a reason, and I'm sure God has a plan for your life.
    Blessings!

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    1. Thanks Martha. I am sure too that God has a plan for me and no doubt that he leads me every step of the way. One of my favourite hymns - Lead Kindly Light - is my inspiration in hard times - one step enough for me.
      Blessings to you and yours.

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  5. "But things happen for a reason. And all endings are the beginnings of something new and wonderful."


    I like your perspective. Great post!

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    1. Thanks Jessica. I think that is the only way I can get through an ending.

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