I read the following devotional by author Dorothy Valcàrcel. For those who have wondered why they are in a waiting period or why they have to go through a waiting period, I thought she gave a great explanation as to why.
The Fullness of Time
"Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD." (Psalms 27:14 KJV)
"Trust in the LORD. Have faith, do not despair. Trust in the LORD." (Psalms 27:14 GNB)