In God’s Perfect Timing, He Will Make Things Happen

In God's Perfect Timing, He Will Make Things Happen

What a beautiful blessing! Downright surprising! I was grinning from ear to ear when I received the good news from my childhood best friend. She lives in Dubai while I am living in my home country. During a quick phone conversation, she shared with me that after 2 years of marriage, see was now pregnant! I was surprised and overjoyed about her announcement! My ultimate dream for her had finally come true.

My longtime prayer for her was answered by God.

It dawned on me the many times in the past when I’ve seen her with tears streaming down her face. She had feelings of devastation after every failed relationship. I cried with her in those moments when she was down in the dumps. But I always assured her. I’ve lost count of how many times we both cried every time lightning busted our cloud nine; only to find the sun is smiling again on the other side. In that moment, every little thing flashed back to my mind.

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The good old days- where we were talking about anything and everything under the sun. Laughing our hearts out until the early morning hours; and even comforting each other when needed. And for me, our friendship was one of the tremendous gifts from above that I will always cherish. Oh yes, now more than ever, I couldn’t be happier for her. After so many “whys”, being there through heartbreak after heartbreak, after the long wait, she has finally found the one. And with an extra blessing that would be a bundle of joy for a soon-to-be mom and dad.

Amazing grace, how sweet His timing!

Thinking back to the present time of my friend now married and pregnant, my favorite verse that I hold dear to my heart rings true again this time:

God makes all things beautiful in His time.  Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NLT)

We must keep our eye on the prize

Sometimes, we tend to lose hope. We are on the verge of giving up. But, it is during these moments when God shows us He is a faithful God. In a blink of an eye, He can work wonders in our lives. God knows who and what is best for us. He maneuvers, engineers, and orchestrates everything for our own good. He wants all the best things for His beloved children. We only need to learn to trust His timing during the waiting game. His timetable is far better than ours. I’ve learned from a spiritual leader in my community that God is more concerned with our character than our destination. He is molding and shaping us to be the person He wants us to be.

Keep the faith (regardless of timing)

God has His own version of our dreams. Oftentimes, we get frustrated when we don’t get the things we want in our own time line. Even when we don’t get the things we believe we deserve. Whatever wishes are in our hearts, be it in our career or personal life, remember He is in control. We must only do our part to faithfully obey Him.

In one of the “Personality Development” seminars I attended a few years back, the speaker said that every dream has a gestation period. The supreme source is ready to give it all in its due time. I believe this and have always taken it to heart. We may never know how long our desires will take to come true, or if they ever will. What can we do?

Keep going!

Walk in faith. God is working behind the scenes. Let go and let God. He knows exactly when to give our heart’s desire. God’s timing can never be early or late, it is always on time!

Written by Wilma Hernandez

I am a child of God. I love life. I am passionate in writing about love and life. I'd like to be a ray of sunshine to others. I believe life is such a beautiful journey that needs to be told through beautifully written words.

  • Wonderful piece Wilma, I’m blessed. One of the hardest things in our walk with God is having to trust in His timing, whilst we are open to all manner of second opinions. But as long as we keep our eyes on Jesus, we will surely come out victorious. Praise God for His love and thank you for sharing.

  • Great post, Wilma! When ever I think back on my life about all I’ve been through and where God has brought me today, it certainly puts things into perspective! Thanks for writing this.

  • Thank you, Wilma. This was very encouraging, and it describes where we are presently, waiting on God, so this was good for me. God bless! Sincerely, Sue Love

  • Garrett Thompson

    Very well written Wilma. This is exactly what I needed to hear today;

    “God is more concerned with our character than our destination. He is molding and shaping us to be the person He wants us to be.”