Really? What is the purpose of all of this, Lord? The question you may ask yourself, or a question similar to the title above, is something we ponder as a human being that sees God as the Higher Power that is in control.
Have you ever felt rejected after you worked diligently and you didn’t get what you desired, the relationship didn’t pan out, you didn’t get the position you applied for, or what you keep praying for seems like it has taken an incredibly long time for it to reach you? If so, I’m learning that the no is an ultimate yes.
Character, an element that speaks to how we treat ourselves and those connected to us. Because you were created with an intention in mind, how you intentionally point your character compass can position you in the direction that brings life to your soul.
Where you are in your life right now may not be the most exciting, most exhilarating, most amazing point you could ever imagine you would be in life. Going deeper, at times you may feel drained, frustrated, annoyed, dissatisfied, confused, lonely, or disappointed.
Facing each day when all is flowing in the direction you want it to go, takes minimal faith. On the other hand, meeting the day when life is questionable; when you’re fighting with your spouse; when you’re wondering why you are still single or wondering why you got dealt the hand you have— takes you being brave
If you are in a place of asking, “When is it going to change,” you are demonstrating patience, long-suffering, and strength. These are the essential ingredients that God allows you to feel when He is preparing you for the appointed time for beautiful things to happen.