Our little trials, little cares, little
needs, little sorrows.
"The Preciousness of Prayer" by Octavius Winslow
"Give all your worries and cares to God,
for He cares about what happens to you."
God is as deeply interested in your small cares,
as in your larger ones. Those comparatively trivial
events, those lesser circumstances of your history,
are often those which you feel the most keenly,
which chafe the most sorely, and upon which so
much that is important and momentous in your
"Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about
everything." Learn the blessedness and privilege of
hallowing the smallest details of daily life with prayer.
Infinite as Jehovah is, He stoops to our little trials,
little cares, little needs, little sorrows. Nothing is
too small for God that concerns you, His beloved child.
God made the mote that dances in the sunbeam, and
the insect that swims in the ocean drop. Do you think
that He can be indifferent to, or regard as beneath His
notice, the smallest care, the most delicate sorrow,
the smallest need, the lowest interest, that relates
to you, His child? Impossible!
Learn, then, to entwine with your petitions, the small
cares, the trifling sorrows, the little needs of daily life.