We are like Noah's dove, weary and about to drop into the surrounding waters. But Noah puts out his hand, takes her, and draws her back into the ark (Gen.8:9). The dove found a refuge that surrounded and upheld her. The hands covered her on all sides.
The hand of God sustains those who dwell in the secret place of the Most High and abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, " He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I will trust."(Ps.91:1-2) (Charles H. Spurgeon