If you’re in waiting, perhaps look back and see if you can remember any instructions or leadings that you didn’t respond to. Repent if necessary, and obey the last instruction you can remember. He’s a good father and is not going to give us a snake when we ask for food, but He is also a wise father, and a loving one, who is willing to discipline us, for our own benefit.
I waited and waited and waited to get married, but it started with me first having to get right, and not stop believing in the thing that I ever wanted since a little girl. It was then that I received my promise to a prayer I had been praying for many years. He was the one I’ve been praying for my whole life. It only took until my mid-thirties for my dream to come true, but I didn’t give up.