Audio Recording "Praying before doing my job made me feel secure of my self: confidence."
About this Item
- "Praying before doing my job made me feel secure of my self: confidence."
- Contributor Names
- Jimenez, Waldina (Narrator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Faith
- - Honduran Americans
- - Memorial Day Care Center (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Waldina Jimenez, an office worker at Memorial Day Nursery.
- - Summary of audio segment: When I sat in front of the computer, I prayed. Before everything, I prayed: "God, give me the wisdom; I don't know these thing. I know how to type, but I think this is more than typing. God, teach me; Holy Spirit, be with me, tell me what to do;" and here I am! (How did praying help?) I'd pray, before, "Oh my Lord, I forgot, what's the next key?" then I hit the key -- I know that God told me "this is the key, hit it!" I learn through that without asking Kelly too much. Being guided by God and his holy spirit "Hit that key and you'll find the answer." Praying before doing my job made me feel secure of my self: confidence.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A001
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Jimenez, Waldina, and Susan Levitas. "Praying before doing my job made me feel secure of my self: confidence.". -08-05, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003597/.
APA citation style:
Jimenez, W. & Levitas, S. (1994) "Praying before doing my job made me feel secure of my self: confidence.". -08-05. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003597/.
MLA citation style:
Jimenez, Waldina, and Susan Levitas. "Praying before doing my job made me feel secure of my self: confidence.". -08-05, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003597/>.