indingrl.01.06.2011

Boundaries..grown up.. INSIDE

Blog Post created by indingrl.01.06.2011 on Jul 31, 2017

Friday... beginning at 7am....my husband and I .. hustled at a pretty fast pace..... walked up and down for ONE hour....loading a one bedroom.... 20 boxes of STUFF... and 3 pieces of furniture... our friend Victor helped MY husband with.....a loveseat....a bowflex machine...and a queen size bed.....they put in the truck when it arrived....THREE FLIGHTS of stairs...one flight had 8 stairs and then walk on landing and continue down next 8 steps...total down 24 stairs  in building and then the 5  stairs outside building....when all done... I sat down on cement stairs while MY husband went for rental truck...it didn't open until 8am...when he returned with the truck...we loaded truck and drove to new apartment...one bedroom from a two bedroom....PROMISED when we signed up for NEW location....all gutted and all NEW everything....NOT READY..FYI WE WAITED FOUR HOURS FOR THE MANAGER TO RETURN TO OFFICE SHE WAS SUPPOSE TO BE AT 9am...WE STAYED IN PRAYER FOR HER FOR US FOR ALL PEOPLE INVOLVED....just blowing off some emotions....please....next the people helping  us to unload the truck had to leave and go to work...finally the manager arrived at NOON...telling US of her CHOICES..HER DECISIONS..no call ahead of time to give us a heads up during the week that the original deal is fallen and here is what we are offering you....NOTHING.... so we were between a rock and hard place...couldn't go back...all stuff in rental truck....FOUR hours waiting...waiting...waiting.....we CHOOSE to accept DIFFERENT apartment....READY TO MOVE IN....another PROMISE...not ready to move in....WE woke this morning to the kitchen sink leaking....LONG STORY....today MONDAY... we went to office...had manager...maintenance crew walking through the apartment they said was cleaned and ready....NOT..... and gave list of grievances....PROMISES again..... they will take care of all and when all done....cleaning crew...painting...new carpet.....then manager will sit with us to discuss NEW rental agreement ADJUSTED FOR OUR INCONVINCE....more PROMISES...this will happen this week beginning on Wednesday and Thursday....so I came here to share the frustrations of life on life terms...with the joy and rejoicing....while WE had to go to the bank...post office...electric...insurance for apartment for a year...required at this complex...no renting without it.....to UPDATE our NEW old address...to our NEWEST NEW address....WE just finished double work....they did their best to say sorry and WE accepted with Gods grace...since WE are ALL human and NOW....the word TRUST...for us and for that whole management and her staff.....to TRY again to believe them...as WE do our best for TODAY my husband and I ......EACH of us set our boundaries INSIDE of ourselves...he confronted and spoke his side and I confronted and spoke my side about  REAL boundaries CROSSED... frustrations,  feelings, and thoughts...OWNER ship for ourselves and the manager and her team keep theirs.....WE remained shining OUR light of faith....staying grown up in the INSIDE....to remain grown up on the outside too....setting the boundaries on MY INSIDE...to look people in the eye and confront with love the issues at hand and both parties still smiling and OWNING our own stuff......this was ALL done on MY part as a RECOVERING NICOTINE ADDICT TODAY.... with NO thought or OLD FEELING or OLD HABIT inside my mind....will......or emotions...MY soul...... to USE NICOTINE....this recovery life is ALIVE ON THE INSIDE OF ME....living FREE AND grown up INSIDE...is fantastic... MY husband showed the pic of the apartment I just cleaned that we left so WE get our security deposit back and the manager saw the oven I cleaned and said it looked brand new.....I was offered a JOB CLEANING and I said no thank you. She said I could TRUST YOU....I said yes because I don't answer to humans...I know WHO I will answer to and she said I KNOW who you would answer to.....thanks for letting ME share this adventure of breathing grown up INSIDE.. and still CHOOSING TO DO THE WILL of My Lord Jesus.....today and now WE are going home to eat lunch and then go to the pool for the afternoon.....in Jesus name amen HOORAY FOR JESUS....please take what is HELPFUL....and let go of the rest.

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