In God’s Hands — Why Worry?

The thought that the affairs of the world, like those of the stars, are in God’s hands—and therefore in good hands—apart from being actually true, is something that should give great satisfaction to anyone who looks to the future with hope. It should be the source of faith, joyful hope, and, above all, of deep peace. What have I to fear if everything is guided and sustained by God? Why get so worried, as if the world were in the hands of me and my fellow men? And yet it is so difficult to hold onto faith…

— Carlo Carretto, Letters from the Desert

I must be insane, because I do worry. Silly me. Why do I still?

Help me, Father, to let go, and let You. You dare me to move faith to trust. It is too heavy and yet so light, so easy yet so hard. I cannot do it myself. I need Your help. I am at Your mercy.