That is such good news, Lovendures! I feel like a part of me knows James now, from having followed his story as you've shared it with us and from praying for his recovery.
What an emotional experience it must have been for him. And now to be home in his own bed! And surrounded by all the sounds and smells and light that are particular to each of our homes.
A great way to start off the day!
@lovendures this is such fabulous news. I'm praying for everyone who requested it. I remember a woman I knew was in the hospital for surgery. She said people were praying for her, and she swears she actually felt it!
I am requesting prayer. I went back to work on May 12th in spite of being High Risk and 4 months shy of my 65th birthday. I currently still have no health insurance and I have 4 auto-immune diseases. Governor Kemp had my age/risk group still sheltering in place until June 12th. As some of you know.. I am a veterinary technician and was asked to come back in to work as certain guidelines would be in place.to protect me. They failed to follow their own guidelines about it...it is actually virtually impossible to enforce due to the nature of the work. Co-workers have stopped wearing their masks inside with each other, we have to get closer than the recommended 6 feet to do the work. They allowed 2 electricians in to work on lights and did not require them to mask up. I wasn't supposed to have client contact.. yet Saturday a co-worker requested my assistance in the parking lot with a patient whose owner was NOT wearing a mask. I have had to go out to cars for payments and give receipts and meds for pick-up ..with clients NOT wearing masks. Co-workers are getting back out and about like pre-covid...mingling with their families and going to restaurants etc etc. This is fine for them.. they are younger...they set their own parameters. I feel I am being jeopardized and am no longer an asset to the job because my needs for protection are not able to be met. I am choosing to retire - with the blessings and support of my grown daughter and son. I am very nervous about turning my two week notice in Tuesday...I have always been such a work horse.. but...it IS time I step down for my own good. I am relieved and nervous as hell all at once!!!! Please pray with me that they understand.. and ..possibly let me leave with out working that notice out. Cases have again begun rising in my area. 131 new cases since May 2nd.. and ..after this Wide open holiday weekend? I strongly suspect a big new wave is heading right at us.
posted by @journeywithme2:
I feel I am being jeopardized and am no longer an asset to the job because my needs for protection are not able to be met.
Those words pretty much say it all.
@journeywithme2, You've been on my mind ever since you posted that you were returning to work. I'm very glad that you've made this decision to leave and have the full support of your daughter and son. I became angry as I read how your office isn't following their own guidelines. The fact that the nature of your job requires the staff to sometimes be closer than 6 feet makes it incumbent upon your employer to have a very strict, no-exception mask policy -- for all of the staff, clients, and anyone who is entering the office. That's the least they can do. They're being very reckless and dangerous in condoning such behavior.
I understand that you have enjoyed your job and are a dedicated worker. You may even worry more about letting people down, rather than first taking care of yourself. (I was once one of those super dedicated workers and have a compromised immune system, so I've been there.) It's entirely possible that your employer will understand, but I wouldn't worry or speculate about what their reaction might be. And if you want to leave without working out the 2 weeks, you can make that choice too. The bottom line is, they haven't honored their agreement with you. And you are putting your life and your peace of mind first. You are honoring yourself.
The most you can do is speak from the heart, the way you have posted here, and then let it go. I am surrounding you in supportive and peaceful light, and you will be in my prayers on Tuesday. I have a strong sense of peace about it.
Thank you so much Deetoo .. yes.. y ou have me pegged LOL I have been dedicated and often went above and beyond - it IS finally time to put me first!!!! I will wear the shield of your prayers when I go in on Tuesday.
You are in my prayers now and tonight! Your decision gave me GOOD chills (I always like it when that happens because it doesn't happen all the time). I know your angels are watching out for you.
xo 😘 😇
many thanks TriciaCT ❤️ and much Love and Light
They should be better than this, even the electricians.
You know, don't stay the 2 weeks if you don't think you should. Best of wishes and lots of love to you dear JWM2.
thank you so much ~ my daughter said the same thing... be ready to walk if you feel unsafe at any time. My son and his girl just left. We had a social distancing pizza dinner. They ate at a table in the yard and I sat on the porch swing 15 feet or more away. They treated me and also brought me a a bag of tomatoes, corn and cantaloupe from the the local farmers market. I am learned to graciously receive ..a very hard lesson for me. ❤️
Sometimes I have found it difficult to receive of a gift. I also know however that there is joy in the giving . How happy your son must have felt to do something for you, something they knew you would appreciate and for you to graciously accept the gift. Time with you, food for a meal and food from a farmers market. Simple and yet loving gifts to treasure. Allowing him t do something in this time of being distant from our loved ones spreads joy and love to all.
Keeping you in my thoughts! Wishing you peace in addition to health!
Thank you.. I am dreading tomorrow a bit.. but.. welcoming it too *sigh*
Happy Retirement to you!
A Time to Celebrate new beginnings.
Putting yourself first is self loving and courageous. You are saving your own life.
@journeywithme2 Just couldn't log off w/out telling you that I, too will once again be in prayer for you and please truly "Know" and "Believe" that only your Highest Good will be served tomorrow as you take another Grand Step into a future that awaits your Light. You are Transcendent!!!....Namaste' Dhyanaji
@dhyanaji and everyone else.. thank you so much!!!! It's a leap of Faith for sure!!!! and I am jumping..trusting that this is what I need to do and I am where I need to be. I just finished writing my resignation out and am turning in to sleep shortly. Thank you , Thank you and send me strength and resolve and calmness for 8:00AM when I clock in and turn it in. hugs and love to all ❤️
@journeywithme2, let us know how it goes tomorrow. You'll be in my prayers. Have a peaceful night. 💜