Synchronicities and Spiritual Road Signs
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The other thing that December means is that I’ve been in New York for almost half a year already. That’s a very bizarre thing to think about. Where did the time go? The first half of 2017 seemed to crawl by and the second half is flying. But I guess that’s what happens when you’re living in anticipation (and simultaneous dread) of something, and then you’re suddenly immersed in an environment where everything is brand new. Also, I think perhaps the days and weeks just move faster here with the hustle and bustle of the city. Perhaps time will slow down as I go along.
I’m still trying to figure out a routine for posting. I was exhausted after my first full week at work. It’s been a major adjustment (I think I’ve already said this) going from having my own schedule for the last four years to being in a structured 9-5 again. In some ways it’s good – I hadn’t quite found a routine and this will force me to.
I don’t think I’ll be quite as tired after this week, but who knows – I’ve got a couple of holiday and birthday parties to attend. They might wear me out.
I’ve been thinking back to all the little signs and synchronicities that got me to where I am right now, in this moment. When I first started looking at places to live, I considered Brooklyn, but I thought Jersey might be a bit cheaper. As it turns out, it was a much better value for the dollar. Jersey City, in particular, really called to me. I didn’t really know why, but it just felt right.
When I came here to look for apartments, I once again chose the neighborhood that seemed to offer the best value. We looked at four apartments, but there was one in particular, right on the border of Hoboken, that just felt right. And that’s the one I chose.
A big part of why I ended up in the job I did (aside from it being the only one I interviewed for), was because it was so conveniently located from where I lived. And it meets every possible need I said had to be met.
If I hadn’t moved to Jersey City, and if I hadn’t decided to live in the Heights, and if I hadn’t chosen my little apartment next to the park, I might not have ended up here. This reminds me of a few weeks back, in the latter half of October, when I kept seeing 4s.
“444 is a clear sign from the Universe that you are exactly where you’re supposed to be in this moment of your life.
Trust your journey, trust the way your life unfolds, and trust that you are where you need to be at the present moment. In other words, 444 is your messenger telling you to have faith and be confident that things are going in the right direction in your life.” – Willowsoul.com
I already knew the Universe was carrying me here for a purpose. That purpose has yet to be revealed, but perhaps it’s tied to here, somehow.
Again, back in October, I posted in my Facebook group:
I’ve had an inkling for a few weeks now that the reason my job search hasn’t been going so well is because I’m not meant to find one that way. I just have this feeling that there’s a person that I’m supposed to meet somewhere along the way that’s going offer me an opportunity that’s going to be like nothing I’ve ever done before, and that’s where I’m supposed to be.
It’s hard to sit back and wait for that, though, when you know the clock is ticking. So this week I asked my guides, “How do I find this person? How do I end up where I’m supposed to be?” I heard, “Follow the yellow brick road.”
I’m wondering now if this job is the stepping stone to that. Maybe it’s what leads me to that connection. And interestingly enough, one of my group members randomly searched for a “yellow brick road” near where I live and found an article describing a street on the campus where my new job is located.
Everything happens for a reason, so my mother always used to tell me. I’m waiting to see what this one is, but according to the clock it’s right on track.