Footprints in Sand [Short Story] #lookup

A motivational story is a gem. A true panacea. Here I am sharing one such story that will fill you with optimism and happiness. I haven’t written it, but it’s one of my favorite stories.

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.”

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2 thoughts on “Footprints in Sand [Short Story] #lookup

  1. rahul

    sir mujhe beemar hone se dar lagta h . so I sleep daily 8to9 hours..to keep my mind fresh due to this freshment I can learn more & quickly ….
    second I think if I eat more nutritious food and fruits I can learn more properly…
    sir this type of thought in my mind is correct or wrong …
    but teacher khete hain don’t take sleep more than four hours… khana khana bhool jao jab tk homework(workbook ques) complete nhi ho jata…..
    sir every person have own definition of best ….
    sir m kaisa schedule follow krun ki main ESE k paper se phele apne saare subject ka revision 6 to7 times complete kr lun .. sir meri branch civil hain ….. every toppers says atleast 6 to 7 times revision must..

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