In His Perfect Time

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As I grow older; as I slowly build the foundation of my small family, I begin to realize how hard the term adulting is. Presently, I could no longer sit on laurels and do things the way I do before. I begin to be more cautious of the things that I do on a daily basis, I became more strict on how I spend each second of my time. My attitude towards work has changed, and I became more eager for career and financial advancement. The past two years have been a neverending struggle to climb up the corporate ladder. 

This time last year, I was praying so hard to the Lord to grant me the promotion I have worked so hard for. Last year, I tried to apply for a position, for the promotion I have longed for- for the third time. Unfortunately it never came. I never knew why. I never understood why.
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2016 started with so much heartbreak and insecurities. I began to question my self. I started doubting my strength and capabilities. It was tough to be rejected not just once, but thrice. It was more difficult to see your younger colleagues advance before you. I have been working for eight years with the same company and I could say that I have given my best to perform and deliver what is expected. I may have done some mistakes along the way but I owned up to it and outperformed myself. However, there are really things that you can never have -- no matter how much you worked hard for it.

After three rejections, I never gave up. I tried to step back and tried my luck again. In the middle of the year, an opportunity for advancement opened again and I tried to apply -- for the fourth time. You guessed it right. I did not get it. For the fourth time, I was rejected. I never knew why. 

You could just imagine the amount of heartbreak that I feel after all those rejections that I got. For many months I never understood why The Lord has never answered my prayer. Now, I understand why,
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In His magical way, God is starting to unfold His plans not just for me, but for my whole family. Today, He made me understood the phrase that "everything happens for a reason". Finally, He revealed to me the reason why I was never getting the promotions I worked hard for. It is because He is promoting not just me, but my whole family -- my son, and my husband to a better and brighter life abroad.  I finally understood that all this time, all He has been doing is to shape our destiny and to prepare me for a bigger role that I should play the coming year. That is to become a wife to my husband, a mother to my son and a provider for my family.
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As the Lord slowly reveals His plan for me and our family, I am also praying that He guide me with enough wisdom and strength do well in the next challenge He is giving me. I would like to end this post with this timely quote I saw online. Cause really, if you Trust The Lord with all your heart, He will make your path straight.

Til my next post

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