Abraham and Sarah had to wait until they were reeeeally old before they had their promised baby.
Jacob worked for 14 years total so that he could marry Rachel.
Joseph spent two years AFTER the time he thought he should have gotten out before he was released.
David lived, for year, running from Saul living in caves. Then after Saul's death it took seven and a half more years before he would be made King of Isreal.
How many years of SILENCE between the Old testament and the coming of Christ?
These are the kind of things that make me realize, I am looking at my life ALLLL WRONG. The Lord's timing is perfect in all things.