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Dan and I are in the midst of some major decisions, both now and over the next few months.  Graduation is exactly 4 months away from Friday and that means that we will quickly have job searches, moving, boards, and housing situations to be figuring out. Some of this we can be working on now, but others things just HAVE to wait until the last minute (not a personal favorite mode of operation.)

We've had some longer discussions over the past couple of weeks about where we want to be long-term, where will be best for BOTH of us--Dan's put his career-building on hold while I've been in school.  Further college has been in a holding pattern and building a business just isn't practical with us moving.  Like in our previous posts, we've still settled on and decided that Lexington is going to be the best place for both of us to be...

But that may mean some dicey time after we arrive.  I'm sure that given enough time and persistence, I COULD find a job just about anywhere we want to live; perhaps not my ideal, but a job nevertheless and a stepping stone to something better.  Unfortunately, I've just learned of a little peculiarity about Kentucky that might make this first job even more challenging to find--the state law requires that the supervising physician be physically present at the practice location until the PA has had TWO FULL-TIME YEARS of job experience after graduation--no availability by phone allowed.  So that means if I'm working in a family practice and the doc's out sick, we're BOTH out of work for the day...

So, here we are, at decision-making time, feeling strongly that Kentucky is going to be best for both of us and our long-term goals.  But we need God's favor and provision on finding that job....prayers are coveted.


  1. Paige,
    Prayers are going up on your behalf here in Tennessee. I know these times are hard. We have lived them. I also know that you are well rooted and grounded in the Lord, and He will work this out just as it is suppose to be. I am always amazed at just how the Lord orchestrates our lives. It does turn into a beautiful symphony for His glory. Relax and ENJOY the next few months right were you are at. Before you know it, you will be graduated and that part of your life will be gone. Enjoy the journey, and I am looking to seeing just what the Lord has in store for you and your husband. I know one thing, Paige, He has something very very special for you.
    love you,

  2. Thanks, you all! We appreciate it. I know that in about 9-12 months, it won't matter anymore and life will be more settled, but it's just unnerving to the Type-A personalities (moi) not to have things lined up and walk by faith that this is the wisest choice....


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