Not a Techaer.
Wow, this one seems to be a tough one and I would like to know if I am on the nail in interpreting it. It seems to meam something like:
"One can never say what is in store for one in this unpredictable, sometimes chaotic world of ours, so it is comforting to have a hobby (in this case) of collecting; a hobby with a steady order one could have under control."
Student or Learner