Saturday, November 7, 2009

Butt Prints in the Sand - Author Unknown

One night I had a wondrous dream,
One set of footprints there was seen,
The footprints of my precious Lord,
But mine were not along the shore.

But then some stranger prints appeared,
and I asked the Lord, "What have we here?"
Those prints are large and round and neat,
"But Lord, they are too big for feet."

"My child," He said in somber tones,
"For miles I carried you alone.
I challenged you to walk in faith,
But you refused and made me wait."

"You disobeyed, you would not grow,
The walk of faith, you would not know,
So I got tired, I got fed up,
And there I dropped you on your butt."

"Because in life, there comes a time,
When one must fight, and one must climb,
When one must rise and take a stand,
Or leave their butt prints in the sand."

~Author unknown

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8 comments:

Menopausal New Mom said...

Such a beautiful poem but somehow with a comic twist that got the first smile out of me this morning. Thanks for posting!

Amy said...

Powerful.. I have something for you on my blog....

Noelle said...

very nice...i enjoyed this poem!

One Cluttered Brain said...

AWESOME! I likey.
Thanks for sharing.

Midday Escapades said...

Great spin on a classic. Footprints was my favorite for so long. You're on a comedic role, Tami. I'm liking it.

Alexis AKA MOM said...

What a beautiful post. butt prints I love it :)

Frugal Vicki said...

I love it! Perfect

Just Breathe said...

That's a different twist.