A man asked God...
How long is a million years to you?
God answered: A minute.
The man said: How much is a million dollars to you?
God said: A penny.
Well then, said the man: Will you give me a penny?
God said: In a minute.
Our perspective is tiny, and so limited. When we say God sees the whole big picture, I don't even have a clue what that really means, except that He's a lot bigger and more infinite than I am able to understand.
He is God.
Creator, designer, master planner... He always was and He always will be. Eternal God.
How could we think that we can out guess or even understand His ways?
And yet... I sure try, over and over again. Each time I do it my way, I am running ahead of what he has in mind... assuming I know what I'm doing.
God is so forgiving. I think sometimes he must have a small rather sad smile and just shake his head, when he watches some of our antics, like a loving father who sees his toddler doing something that is not the best for him. On the other hand... he is so just and fair, and he knows our hearts, and that we want more of him.
There isn't a stack of million dollar bills high enough to equal what we have as his children.