Microwave Treatment

two white ceramic plates near microwave on counter top

Sometimes it’s hard to wait when you’re praying for something special to happen, and I know what that feels like…

Once, while I was waiting for my miracle, I had a dream. It had been about 6 months since I had surgery and I was growing more and more impatient about having a baby. I thought I’d get pregnant right away. But that’s not what happened.

One night, I had a very interesting dream

There were two parts to this dream. First, I dreamt that we  were visiting some friends for dinner and  I sat in the kitchen while the food was being prepared. I was shocked to see that my friend was spooning raw, runny, red, hamburger meat, into taco shells and placing them in the microwave to be cooked. “YUCK!” I thought to myself, and when she had finished cooking, she topped them with all the trimmings, but I just couldn’t bring myself to eat any, because I saw the way that they were prepared with raw meat, and this really grossed me out!

In the second part of my dream, I was in a meat shop, and I was trying to buy a beef roast which was turning slowly on a spit. I was in a hurry, and I told the man cooking the meat that I had been waiting a long time, and was ready to go. He looked at me and said “I’m sorry ma’am but it’s not ready yet. I said  “Are you sure? It looks like it’s done.” then he pulled out a long sharp-pointed thing, and pierced through the meat, and all of this red, runny, gook came pouring out. He was right. The meat was not ready… It was as if both parts of the dream had the same meaning.

When I woke up, I thought that maybe this dream had something to do with my healing from surgery, and  how  I was not yet healed up enough on the inside.

A few days later, I was sitting in the park, watching  my son and daughter at soccer practice, when I saw a friend from church. She asked me how I was recovering from the surgery.  I told her that I was doing fine, but that I was really ready to have another baby, “After all”, I said “I’m 35 years old!”…She was nearly 50, and told me that I was still young enough to have another baby.  “God’s timing is perfect… Just be patient!..I had my last baby when I was 40 years old. ” she said. I smiled, shrugged my shoulders, and said, “But I’ve been waiting so long already.”  Then she said, ” Faith, you just had surgery… You need time to heal.”  She laughed and said jokingly, .. “What you want is the Microwave Treatment!!

When she said this, I knew that it was a confirmation of the dream that I’d had a few days earlier… “The Microwave Treatment”… It was true! I didn’t want to wait any longer.. I wanted my miracle,and I wanted it now! This instant… In fact, I wanted it yesterday!!

I was reminded by this incident, that God is in control, and I accepted that He knows best. I would just have to be patient and wait…

Three years later, I realized my miracle, and was expecting our little girl.

“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage…”

Psalm 27:14

10 thoughts on “Microwave Treatment

  1. Amen! God brought me to your post so I could read it. As I’ve read it it spoke to me. I’m a very impatient person but when its not my timing it’s always God’s timing. God is patient so if we’re not patient we aren’t of God.. so reading this has made me realize that I need to be patient and wait on God!!! Thank you Faith for this wonderful word this morning. May God bless you 🙏🏽🙏🏽

  2. Amen 🙏🏽God lead me here for a reason! I’m a very impatient person but knowing God is patient I must be patient because if I’m not patient I’m not of God. This blog has really spoken to me. I know now that I have to be patient, have faith, and trust God through it all.. Beautifully written Faith.

  3. Thank you, Sherita! And please, be patient with yourself too!❤️As God’s children, there are many times when we’re not as patient as we should be, but we’re still His, and He still loves us SO MUCH!!! Just like anything else it gets better with practice.😊So glad God brought you here today!

  4. Thank you! Clearly, you have a heart for God, and remember, we’re on a journey to become more and more like Jesus each day. Love your enthusiasm!😊God Bless you.

  5. Thank you , Faith , for sharing your story and your dream! What an I,lustration and encouragement for all of us who are waiting. Blessings and love as you heal and prepare for a baby!

  6. Debbie, you’re like sunshine!☀️
    Always so encouraging. Thank you and this dream and story has already come true for me, as my then baby will be graduating from high school this Spring! I posted this as an encouragement to anyone else who’s praying and waiting for a miracle! Appreciate you and God bless you- 😊Faith

  7. I love this “microwave” story. We want it now. However, God’s timing is best! Thank you Faith for those words of encouragement.

  8. Faith, thank you for the words of encouragement. It’s a reminder that no matter how fast we want something to occur, God’s timing is best! Karmen Kane

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