St. Francis of Assisi took Christ’s words of unconcern about worldly goods literally, and never bothered about income. No salary, no inheritance, no funding for him – it was all happenstance . Fortunately, it worked out. But the lesson remained: don’t let concerns for this life block out its joys.
There is a certain peace in trusting a heavenly father to provide the means of sustenance. After all, we live in a world where jobs are plentiful, even if it means migrating to the southern border of the USA. (May we never lose that privileged position.)
People love a world where ambition and intelligence pay off. It makes existence so much more exciting. But to worry about it? St. Francis said, “Never!”