Prosperity is as short-lived as a wildflower, so don't ever count on it.
thank you lord, what an awesome reminder this coming year to keep our feet on the ground! thank you lord that we can count on YOU and not anything else, thank you for your goodness, for your God-ness! thank you that in all our testing challenges we can face them head-on and manage to stick it out because of you! we are MIGHTY FORTUNATE because of you, and we can be loyally in love with you, the giver of life and more life (v.12)! that's what we claim and live out for this coming year, lord, more loyalty to you, more love for you, more staying-on-course, for EVERY DESIRABLE AND BENEFICIAL GIFT COMES FROM YOU! thank you lord for all your gifts, rivers of light cascading down from you to us, bringing us to life using your true Word, keeping us alive, strong, triumphant and victorious! YOU LAST, lord, YOU LAST!