"No one whose hope is in You will ever be put to shame..." Psalm 25:3
Daily, I am learning how to wait on God's provision concerning a mate. Importantly, I am learning that the process does not have to be torture. The Lord wants us to enjoy the waiting period while we stand in faith. He wants us to use this period of time to study His Word and His character. He wants us to use this time to fellowship with Godly friends. God does not want His daughters sitting in a corner somewhere crying. He does not want us to lock ourselves in a room all day with a Bible. The Lord desires us to enjoy life where we are RIGHT NOW! Life does not start the moment Mr. Right walks through the door. But you can have a comfortable wait.
I used to complain to God concerning the waiting period. I used to tell Him that it was too long. I would recite facts and statistics to God during prayer that I have read in magazines. I used to say "God I think it is time for a husband because I am 25 and my biological clock is ticking. I don't want my ovaries to go bad". Or I would say "God I read an article that says that the biological clock starts ticking at 27, and I'm 25". Some days I would be really down and say "Lord, I'm frying chicken, but I have no one to fry it for."
But God doesn't want us to be worried that our ovaries are going bad, or that by the time we marry we would be shriveled up like a raisin. He is a practical God. So I am learning to just enjoy God, enjoy life, and have hobbies. If God can give the little Tweety bird in the tree a "mate" wouldn't He do the same for you?
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