I lacked serenity. With more to do than seemed possible, I
fell further behind, no matter how hard I tried. Worries about
things not done yesterday and fear of tomorrow's deadlines
denied me the calm I needed to be effective each day. Before
taking Steps Ten and Eleven, I began to read passages like
the one cited above. I tried to focus on God's will, not my
problems, and to trust that He would manage my day. It worked!
Slowly, but it worked!