Footprints

- POSTED ON: Jul 20, 2013



 For those unfamiliar with the basis for this cartoon, see below...

 

Footprints in the Sand
                a poem by Margaret Fishback Powers 

 

 

One night I dreamed a dream.
As 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.

After the last scene of my life flashed before me,
I looked back at the footprints in the sand.
I noticed that at many times along the path of my life,
especially at the very lowest and saddest times,
there was only one set of footprints.

This really troubled me, so I asked the Lord about it.
"Lord, you said once I decided to follow you,
You'd walk with me all the way.
But I noticed that during the saddest and most troublesome times of my life,
there was only one set of footprints.
 

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."


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On Jul 20, 2013 Alma wrote:
The life trail of an overweight person is footprints followed by grooves and the pattern continues until we pass away..........I have 'Footprints' hanging on my wall so I can constantly remember 'I DO NOT WALK ALONE'.


On Jul 20, 2013 sad wrote:
I like this twist to an old standard.


On Jul 24, 2013 Wellness wrote:
Thank you Lord for being there for me!!

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