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His Perfect Timing - by Judy Sheer Watters 

Ecclesiastes 3:1 (KJV) To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. 

What a gift I found this morning. Lately, I have been reading God’s Little Devotional Book of Prayer. I decided to look for one of my old prayer journals to see what prayers had been answered. Several prayer journals—all only half filled—showed my inconsistency. For months, I write profusely every morning. Then life happens; I don’t have time for quiet times. When the inspiration hits me again, a brand new journal calls my name. Writing on the first page of a fresh journal thrills me. Someday, I want to discover the feeling of writing on the last page.

This morning, my hand landed on a lovely pink and brown book, half finished, of course. The soft leather opened to the last day of writing —November 21, 2009—four years ago. I read: “Lord, I want to retire from teaching, to finish my book and write devotionals for Your glory. I will wait on Your perfect timing. In the meantime, give me the joy of teaching so that my students will see You.” 

Four years later, I walked into my home, my last day of teaching, to find the first shipment of my first book. My Lord knew I needed four more years. God gave me the gift of His perfect timing. Why do I ever groan over God’s timing? With Him in charge, I have no worries. 

Today’s writer lives in Spring Branch, Texas, with her husband of 29 years. She loves the freedom of retirement and fills her hours with freelance writing and editing. Read her book FREE,  for a review.

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