No Footprints

Author Unknown 

I've listened to the "footprints" poem 
a million times or more 
Of how when only one set shows 
upon the sandy shore 
It is the Lord carrying us 
and taking on our load 
And His are the only set 
of footprints that showed. 
But what if when we look 
There are no footprints to be found? 
All we see is plain and simple 
sand upon the ground. 
No imprints showing that our Lord 
is carrying us through life 
Helping us when we feel 
we cannot handle all this strife. 
Where is my Lord now that I've fallen 
and can't seem to get back up? 
So tired and lonely trying to deal 
with what seems an overflowing cup. 
Where are those footprints in the sand 
to tell me He's right there? 
Helping me with problems and 
showing that He really does care.
Does He have favorites, OH NO, 
please tell me that's not so! 
But why does life seem easier 
for some people that I know? 
And sometimes I just scream out loud 
although it seems in vain, 
but often it gets harder each day 
to deal with all this pain. 
And then it dawned on me as I realize 
how simple could it be. 
I wonder why I was so blind 
that I truly did not see. 
It must have been a lightning bolt 
that one day gave me light, 
Cause out of the clear blue sky,
I finally regained my sight. 
I saw a fluffy white cloud 
shaped like an Angel dear. 
That helped me to understand 
and see things oh so clear, 
That when I saw no footprints 
and so often wondered why, 
My Lord carried me on Angel wings, 
when He decided to fly.


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