Footprints

Uploaded: June 28, 2008

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Exif: F Number: 11, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, FocalLength: 34.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D

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Michelle R. Kovach June 28, 2008

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 in the sand, is when I carried you."
Mary Stevenson
#950729

Dolly L. Davis June 28, 2008

I love that poem, Michelle, goes great with your image! Gorgeous image, great work! :) #6116886

Michelle R. Kovach June 28, 2008

Thank you Dolly! #6116890

Katarina Mansson June 28, 2008

Lovely poem and picture - thanks for sharing them! #6117083

Michelle R. Kovach June 28, 2008

Thank you Katarina! #6117112

Michelle R. Kovach June 28, 2008

Thank you Katarina! #6117113

Tonya R. Boles June 28, 2008

Another perfect shot... #6117306

Michelle R. Kovach June 28, 2008

Thank you Tonya! #6117380

Joy Rector June 28, 2008

beautiful #6117724

Michelle R. Kovach June 28, 2008

Thank you Joy! #6117741

Corinne M. Thompson June 28, 2008

One of my favorite poems, and what a fabulous image to go with it! Excellent Michelle :) #6118530

Michelle R. Kovach June 29, 2008

Thank you Corinne! #6119698

Ronald F. Fischer August 20, 2008

Spectacular capture! #6338725

Michelle R. Kovach August 20, 2008

Thank you Ron! #6339019

Gena L. Talbot September 21, 2008

Wonderful poem and image Michelle :) Love this lots!!! Great work :) #6484285

Michelle R. Kovach September 21, 2008

Thank you Gena! #6484427

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