I love my job (teaching 6th grade math). However, the day after I completed my TM on my way to work something clicked - I need a new job. I spend 1.5 hrs commuting every day, and it doesn't really bother me, except for the gas and general wear on the car.
I have wonderful co-workers, supportive principal, I thrive on working with kids, I can tell they love me; and trust me when I tell you, it goes both ways...
Now... I realized that I will not stay there forever with such commute, but I planned on staying there for one more year at the very least, and now all of a sudden I have this urge to look for something else (?)
And there was something else... As I'm walking into the school in the morning thinking about this new urgent desire to look for another position, one of the retiring teachers comes up to me and says if I ever need a letter of recommendation, he'd be delighted to provide one for me. Just like that. I never talked of quitting to anyone!
It's a perfect place for me in every sense, except for location and salary (this is one of the low income districts with very low pay scale). I am tempted to go into the principal's office tomorrow morning and let him know that I'd like to sign a contract for next year, but to make him aware that I might not be back, and to ask for a letter of recommendations (which I'm very certain he'll kindly provide for me). This feels like such a right thing to do, that I'm not sure I'm even asking for an advice here...
It's more of a "has this happened to you?" And "what came out of it?" Because I think I'm about to either do something great for my career or something really-really *gulp* stupid!
I put mine above my sewing machine too. We keep the door to that room closed so the kids don't get into things, but it will be front and center for me when I get bits and pieces of time to sew.
Question for the experts here: does the energy of a tm sometimes open up things that weren't specifically on the map since the energy is flowing? I got a call today from a school we want to send dd to but we can't afford. The principal offered me a job teaching Spanish one day a week in exchange for her tuition! The only part of my map that this could even fit in was the affirmation: "My cup is full in every way. I am grateful for the many blessings in my life." Well, two more might be related too: " I am surrounded by loving, supportive and positive people who enrich my life and enliven my spirit." and "I am brilliant and energetic. My imagination is boundless and my projects come together well" (this one I borrowed).
I'm just blown away from this. I met with the principal for about an hour touring the school and mentioned I had a degree in Spanish b/c it turned out I knew her Spanish teacher from college. That teacher is looking for a full time position and will be leaving and put in a good word for me. I have never taught before, but I had been wanting to brush up on my Spanish, it is something I feel bad about letting slip away. Crazy.
I didn't end up following the feng shui baguas but instead let it unfold naturally. I hung it on my bedroom wall next to where I sleep so I will see it every morning when I wake up.