It was a leap of faith, her last step to prove to herself that what she had heard of was correct. She believed, but was doubtful; what people said was one thing, but things in real life tend to be very different.
So she went to see for herself…
It happened a couple of years ago and I had got laid off from my first job. I didn’t know what to do next, there were no other jobs that I knew about and I didn’t want to sit at home and rest. Before I started working, I had dropped my resumes at a lot of media houses, there was one where I particularly wanted to work at, but they never called back.
Now that I was unemployed, I decided to give that place a try once again. My friend was anyway employed at this media house, so she too nudged me to apply.
So I went to see, what the end result would be, of my actions that needed a leap of faith…
When the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon and his relationship to the Lord, she came to test Solomon with hard questions. Arriving at Jerusalem with a very great caravan—with camels carrying spices, large quantities of gold, and precious stones—she came to Solomon and talked with him about all that she had on her mind. Solomon answered all her questions; nothing was too hard for the king to explain to her. When the queen of Sheba saw all the wisdom of Solomon and the palace he had built, the food on his table, the seating of his officials, the attending servants in their robes, his cup bearers, and the burnt offerings he made at[a] the temple of the Lord, she was overwhelmed. (1 King 10)
The Book says she arrived “with a very great caravan…” One wouldn’t usually go to such great lengths when one has no expectations, hope or faith. When I turned up for the interview, I didn’t come in a caravan. All I had, as I said before, was the tiniest amount of faith.
In the end, it’s the faith that I had the least that I needed the most. And here I am, working at that media house for close to four years. Like Queen Sheba, I am overwhelmed, very very overwhelmed.