Footprints in the Sand
One night I dreamed I was walking along the
beach with the Lord. Many scenes of my life
flashed across the sky. In each scene I
noticed footprints in the sand. Sometimes
there were two sets of footprints,
other times there were one set of footprints.
This bothered me because I
noticed the low periods of my life,
when I was suffering anguish,
sorrow or defeat, I could
only see one set of footprints.
So I said to the Lord, "You promised me Lord,
that if I followed you, you would walk with me
always. But I have noticed that during the
most trying periods of my life there have only
been one set of footprints in the sand. Why,
when I needed you most, you have not been
there for me."
The Lord replied, "The times when you have
seen only one set of footprints, is when I
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