Friday, May 1, 2009

One Set of Footprints

Mashal (analogy):

Someone once went to sleep, and had a deep dream in the middle of the night. He dreamt, that he had passed away, and he was watching a movie of his entire life.

He saw that throughout his life, there were two sets of footprints wherever he went. One set were his own, and the other set were Hashems.

But at the end he cried out to G-d: ”Hashem, you were always with me in all the situations that I faced throughout my life, but when I was in a crisis, there were only one set of footprints. Why Hashem weren’t you with me, when I needed you the most!?”

From the heavens he heard: ”You are wrong, there were only one set of footprints, because that was when I was carrying you on my shoulders….”