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Jubilantly Unemployed

I entrusted my unknown future to an all-knowing God.

By: Alice Matisz

Jubilantly Unemployed: I entrusted my unknown future to an all-knowing God. by Alice Matisz

After several decades in the food manufacturing industry, I rose to a position of respect and high compensation. But the year I turned fifty, my company fell on hard times. Tension began to mount in the factory, especially among those of us on the leadership team. I started to get defensive in the workplace. That’s when I realized I needed to adjust my priorities and seek God’s will for my career.

I began praying first thing every morning. Even before the sun was up I would talk to God. Then I’d journal my thoughts and ask for...

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