Footprints in the Sand

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Jun 8, 2022 2:27 AM
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One night I dreamed a dream.

I was walking along the beach with my

Lord. Across the dark sky flashed scenes

from my life. For each scene, I noticed two

sets of footprints in the sand,

one belonging to me and one to my Lord.

When the last scene of my life shot before me

I looked back at the footprints in the sand.

There was only one set of footprints.

I realized that this was at the lowest

and saddest times of my life.

This always bothered me

and I questioned the Lord about my dilemma.

"Lord, You told me when I decided to follow You,

You would walk and talk with me all the way.

But I'm aware that during the most troublesome

times of my life there is only one set of footprints.

I just don't understand why, when I need You most,

You leave me."

He whispered, "My precious child, I love you and

will never leave you, never, ever, during your trials

and testings. When you saw only one set of footprints,

It was then that I carried you."