Audio Recordings "Praying before doing my job made me feel secure of my self: confidence."

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Title
"Praying before doing my job made me feel secure of my self: confidence."
Contributor Names
Jimenez, Waldina (Narrator)
Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-05
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Faith
-  Honduran Americans
-  Memorial Day Care Center (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  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.
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A001
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.sla00105
Online Format
audio

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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. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003597/. (Accessed December 09, 2016.)

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://www.loc.gov/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, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003597/>.