Feelings of insecurity are quite common and most likely everyone encounters at least a fleeting feeling like that every day. Others live with insecurity as a way of life. It ranges from food insecurity, social anxiety, financial insecurity and concerns over physical safety. These experiences are part of what it is to live in a sin-fractured world. The Good Shepherd addresses the insecurities of his flock and brings is answers. His assuring voice beings a reassuring message of a committed love relationship. He holds his sheep securely so that there is no force that is able to snatch them (meaning us) out of his hand. He then asks us to follow the path of safety where he leads us. He give us counsel and comfort.