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Footprints in the Sand Poem

Postby solidust » November 16th, 2011, 10:45 pm

Footprints in the Sand

One night a man had a dream. He dreamed
he was walking along the beach with the LORD.

Across the sky flashed scenes from his life.
For each scene he noticed two sets of
footprints in the sand: one belonging
to him, and the other to the LORD.

When the last scene of his life flashed before him,
he looked back at the footprints in the sand.

He noticed that many times along the path of
his life there was only one set of footprints.

He also noticed that it happened at the very
lowest and saddest times in his life.

This really bothered him and he
questioned the LORD about it:

"LORD, you said that once I decided to follow
you, you'd walk with me all the way.
But I have noticed that during the most
troublesome times in my life,
there is only one set of footprints.
I don't understand why when
I needed you most you would leave me."

The LORD replied:

"My son, my precious child,
I love you and I would never leave you.
During your times of trial and suffering,
when you see only one set of footprints,
it was then that I carried you."

written by Carolyn Joyce Carty


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Re: Footprints in the Sand Poem

Postby stev » November 16th, 2011, 11:08 pm

always liked this...first time i read it was on a painting hung by my doctor's wall. very long time ago.

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Re: Footprints in the Sand Poem

Postby Humes » November 16th, 2011, 11:29 pm

First time I read this poem was like a M. Night Shyamalan movie to my young mind.

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Re: Footprints in the Sand Poem

Postby zoelikescheese » November 17th, 2011, 1:40 am

wow first time i hear this

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Re: Footprints in the Sand Poem

Postby ismithx » November 17th, 2011, 7:39 am

I always liked this.... heard of it since very long ago and it always left an impression. thanks solidust!

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Re: Footprints in the Sand Poem

Postby rollingstock » November 17th, 2011, 7:43 am

Nice, i shed a tear.

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Re: Footprints in the Sand Poem

Postby VexXx Dogg » November 17th, 2011, 8:06 am

I wish the lord would talk to me too.

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Re: Footprints in the Sand Poem

Postby rfari » November 17th, 2011, 9:41 am

beautiful poem. it inspired this song by g-unit 0X


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