Father Lou begins with the fact that we long to be in control, but the reality is that we are not in charge. Tossed about by the storms of life, we are like the disciples, filled with fear. We "start to sink" but hopefully learn that God is truly always with us. Our experience confirms that the Lord offers safety and comfort. We continue to grow in the belief that God will be our protection. Like Elijah, we come to know the presence of God through the whispering sound in the depths of our hearts. Let us pray for a deeper awareness of God's care and protection.