Footprints in the sand and a little reflection

Good evening readers,

I am still alive. End of the semester demands have unfortunately taken me away from blogging. On this rainy evening I was reminded of this beautiful poem which recently has had lots of meaning for me:

Footprints in the Sand
        One night I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord.
             Many scenes from 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
                                that during the low periods of my life,
                             when I was suffering from
                         anguish, sorrow or defeat,
                     I could see only 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 carried you.”
                                                   Mary Stevenson
 “Jesus, I trust in you.”

Dear reader, remember when we are going through difficult times not only do we have our friends and family, we also have a Father who loves us more than we know. I’m learning to truly believe He won’t give us more than we can handle. I hope to blog more about what has been going on lately, however, I have to finish up a paper and squeeze in some sleep!

Until next time,

Anjelina

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