Thanks, Michelle, for sending me this magnet!
It is exactly the reminder I needed...
Since I wrote that post last week, as I promised, I have ended the pity party and really begun to make my peace with the situation. Like I've said in a million posts in the past, and like I told one of my students yesterday at school, in life we can't control what happens to us. We can only control how we react to situations and how we move forward. I am in charge of me, remember? We could go crazy being angry about what happens to us or irate about the injustice of it all...but is that any way to live? I've decided to see this experience as an opportunity. Like I said, while I am happy at my school, it has CERTAINLY been less than perfect, and it is definitely not my dream job. I am choosing to see this as "being set free" from my school, and given the chance to explore something new.
Have you ever made a gigantic change in your life? How did you get the courage to do it? Did it work out?