Thursday, November 01, 2007

A spoonful of sugar

Today I remembered a song from the Mary Poppins movie that I loved as a child. I'm sitting here at work trying not to be too disappointed that I didn't get a job that I interviewed for recently. Spiritually I know that when one door closes another door opens, and that something better is in store. But that is long-term thinking. In the short-term, that door closed on an immediate way out of a situation that is not working. I hate job-hunting under the best of circumstances, and know enough about the current state of the economy to know that this is not the best of circumstances to be looking for another job.

But, today is Thursday and it's almost noon. That means that it's time to go to the weekly knitting group that I started in the building where I work. It is the one thing that I truly look forward to at the office. And for that one hour each week, I'm glad I'm where I am. So for now, knitting is my spoonful of sugar that makes the medicine go down.
What's yours?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I, too, find knitting my "spooful of sugar". I'm unhappy with my job situation, but my knitting brings me serenity and peace. I formed a prayer shawl ministry in our little town for make shawls for patients in chemo and in hospice in our small-town hospital. Last year I had 15 volunteers that helped. The mayor of our town donates the money to fund our yarn purchases. I also knit breast prostheses for ladies that can't afford the real thing or reconstruction. Found the pattern on-line.

We are blessed........Sandy in South Dakota