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 Jesus.
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 human footprints,
And one set of very large three-toed footprints.
He also noticed that it happened
At the very lowest and saddest times of his life.
This bothered him and he questioned the Lord about it.
“Jesus, 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 human footprints,
“And one set of an apparently very large apex predator.
“I don’t understand why when I needed you most you would leave me.”
Jesus turned and glared at Jonathan Thunderous T-Rexington III.
“Care to answer, T-Rex?” he said.
T-Rex replied to the man,
“My precious, precious child.
“The Lord loves you and would never leave you.
“During your times of trial and suffering,
“When you see only one set of human footprints,
“It was then that I ate Jesus.”