A Letter from Israel

Dearest Katie,

Today I went to the bank to have a talk with a new manager regarding my bank account and as we were talking she wanted to know what else I do besides working at the advertising agency so I told her a bit about you and the Work and she didn’t quite get it and asked for an example. So I asked her if there was anything troubling her and she said yes. There was something on her mind regarding one of her employees and she felt hesitant in how to approach them. So I suggested we do the Work on that and I walked her through the 4 questions and the turnarounds and she totally opened and I could tell it really made things clear for her. All of the sudden she asked me to hold on and she picked up the phone and got someone on the line and asked him to meet with me. Turns out he is in charge of all the organizational consulting/coaching at this national bank and more. She said to him she would like for him to interview me because she feels what I have to offer might be very useful. So now I have an appointment with him on Wednesday in regards to offering the Work at this bank. Isn’t that something? At the place where I work, since they do great power point presentations, I am thinking of creating one based on the small booklet to bring to this interview. What do you think, is the universe friendly or what??

What an interesting few days I’ve had.

The appointment with the coaching organization which the Bank Manager has recommended me to was set for this Sunday.

As I left my house, Sunday morning, to go to that meeting , I thought of you and carried you with me in the form of a warm sweet feeling in my heart. I hailed a cab, and from afar something sparkled at me from the driver’s face, I told him the address and half way there realized I left my cash at home in another purse. I didn’t know what to do-turn back to get my money–that would make me late for the meeting and yet how would I pay for the ride? I said something out loud and the driver turns to me and says: “Honey, the meeting is what matters and I’ll take you there, you don’t need to pay me , after the meeting I can pick you up again and you can pay me then”. “Thank you so much” I said, “but that means I’ll have no change on me at all throughout the day and I really need some change on me.” “that’s no problem” said the driver “I’ll give you some money and after work I’ll pick you up, bring you home where you left your money and then you’ll pay me.” Something about this man was so honest and real with no agenda whatsoever. I accepted. I got to the appointment on time, feeling so ready, so supported. I introduced myself to the CEO, he then asked my permission to invite 2 more people to the meeting ( which means it was already OK) and I had a chance to tell all of them about you and the Work and demonstrated it on them so that they can experience what it is, I told them what you said how people in the company can fill a Judge-Your-Neighbor Worksheet on one another and I found myself talking of the value of the turnarounds and in what fantastic ways they serve us. At he end they said they were very impressed and are interested in moving forward and start by giving me a slot for a 3 and a half hour workshop in a transportation company that they are coaching right now and as they get to know me better more will come.

I was elated and realized I can now also set my own appointments in other places as well and go and present what I know. The driver waited downstairs and took me to work and then at the end of the day came to take me home and I paid him for all this. It was like the universe was saying that if I do what I love the support will come, whether it’s money, love, everything.

Yours,

Orly

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  1. Dearest Katie,

    I was first introduced to your Work through a lady I worked for. I must admit that at first I wasn’t in a place to hear what she was trying to say to me. I was in a missurable marage, unhappy with were my life was going! And here is this dear woman telling me that if I wanted my life to be different, it would be!! Needles to say, I didn’t run out and get your book at the time, because I was doing a good job of beating myslef up all by myslef. But during that year I took steps to change my life. I whent to study, I got my cirtificate, I left my husband, found a job, and got my own place!! A few months back I was in the book store and saw your book on sale!! I bought it. And now I am reading it…..and needless to say…I am learning a lot!!! I didn’t understand why after so many changes that I had made, I was still in many ways unhappy. Why I could so easily yell at my kids and be offended by any little thing my boss or coworker would say to me. Reading your book, and asking the questions…is turning my life around a little bit at a time. I am realizing that it is my beliefs that are making me missurable, not my kids. God Bless their little hearts, I am able to talk to them and express myself through words that are spoken softly and not yelling dictating to them what I think they should be and how I think they should act. I am sure if they could, they would thank you too!! I realize that I still have a long ways to go!! 35 years of believing the story’s isn’t going to be undone in a day!! But as each day comes bringing another story with it, I am learning to see them much sooner than before. I am a less stressed person, happier with being with me, and have hope for the day that will come, though I don’t worrie about that day, because all I have to work with is right now!!!

    Thank you for making it so simple and clear!! Thank you for taking the time to share with me, what turned your life around!

    I hope to hear soon that you will be coming back to Israel, so that I can attend on of your workschools!! It would be a dream come true for me to be able to sit and talk with you!!

    Always,
    Leora

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