Footprints in the Sand – One Night a Man had a Dream…

One night a man had a dream.  He dreamt that he was walking along a beach with the Lord.  Across the sky flashed the scenes of his life.  For each scene he noticed not one, but two sets of footprints in the sand.  He understood immediately that one belonged to him and the other to the Lord.  But then he noticed a curious thing.  At the lowest and saddest times in his life there was only one set of footprints.   This bothered him and so he asked the Lord; ‘How come that during the most difficult times in my life, the very times when I needed you, you left me on my own?’  Then the Lord replied: ‘My friend, during your trials and sufferings when you see only one set of footprints, those footprints are mine.  It was then that I carried you’.



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