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My Prize, My Pleasure, My Portion | Psalm 16

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Welcome to Real Life. It (real life) doesn't always turn out as expected. 

THIS TOO SHALL PASS. It might pass like a kidney stone, but it will pass. –Anonymous 
2020 has been the year of disappointments. Wedding receptions cancelled or downsized. Baby showers on Zoom. Hospitalizations (and even deaths) without loved ones near to comfort. Jobs lost. Businesses closed for good. Milestone birthdays with no big parties. So many trips cancelled. Sporting events minus spectators.

Oh, how I miss the excitement of a crowd, the festivals, and celebrations! 2020 has taught us to appreciate community. In the midst of disappointments and cancellations, I take comfort in the words of King David. Lord, you are my prize, my pleasure, and my portion.
I leave my destiny and its timing in your hands. As people of faith, our richest treasure is knowing Jesus Christ. Because we placed our faith securely in Christ, we have a hope that reaches beyond the disappointments of this life. No virus can rob this t…