…Actually it’s just a part-time job, but I am excited none the less! While we’ve been waiting for everything to sort out with the magazine, I’ve been trying to earn some money by substitute teaching, but it’s been a little too inconsistent and there’s just not enough freelance journalism work in our area to live on; which is surprising, seeing how Hampton Roads is such a major media market (and that is said with tongue firmly planted in cheek).
So to say that I was getting a little nervous would be a big understatement, but just like he always does, the Lord came out of nowhere and opened an unexpected door.
Starting today I am now the communications coordinator at my parents’ church, Apostles Lutheran; and in the history of things working out perfectly, this could not be any better. Basically I will be responsible for continuing to develop the church’s website and putting together the weekly church announcements and a small monthly newsletter. It’s nice because it’s something in my field and the best part is that it’s only 16 hours a week (it’s pays really well), so when things get figured out with the mag I will easily be able to do both; and/or freelance in the meantime.
It really is an answer to prayer because my biggest thing all along was that if I couldn’t do what I really wanted full-time, then I wanted to at least stay within my career field so that I could continue growing and improving as a professional. I’m actually really excited to start learning more about website development because after all, that is the undeniable future of all media forms.
Definitely wanted to say thank you to everyone for all your prayers and support, I know that something like this has been waaaay too long in coming, but I’m beginning to understand that sometimes you just have to hold on and ride the wave until something worth while comes along.
And finally, it did.