Working Women: Stories of Strife, Struggle and Survival contains narratives pertaining to the challenges, struggles and success stories of women in the workplace who come from diverse cultures and social backgrounds. The essays discuss the struggles of women who were marginalized but who fought for recognition, dignity, and respect in their workplaces and personal lives. The narratives cross cultural boundaries presenting multiple dimensions of the struggle and success of women from different walks of life.
Chapter 14: Finding Work in the New Democracy
Finding Work in the New Democracy
The first half of my story is about loosing my job within four months of moving from Cape Town to Gauteng and the next part is about witnessing the faithfulness of God and His provision. I was offered a job in Johannesburg and prayed about coming here as I did not have any family or friends and I said to the Lord that I could not afford to make a mistake at my age (38 years old at the time), so He must really speak loud and clear. One morning the Lord woke me up and said: ‘Peter never knew he could walk on water until he got out of the boat, it's time ...