Friday, July 14, 2006


interesting version by dj madson of the saccharine 'footprints'.

i downloaded it at the god who wasn't there soundtrack cd

if the lyrics need to be corrected, let me know.


The God Who Wasn't There

One night I dreamt that I was walking along the beach with God.
Across the sky flashed scenes from my life.
For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand.
One belonged to me, and the other to God.

But I noticed something strange.
I noticed that many times along the path of my life,
There was only one set of footprints.
I also noticed that it happened at the hardest times in my life.

I said, “God, I’ve noticed that during the most difficult times of my life,
There is only one set of footprints.
I don’t understand why, when I needed you the most,
You would leave me.”
God replied, “I didn’t leave you.
During your times of trial and suffering,
When you see only one set of footprints,
That was when I carried you.”

And I said to God, “You carried me?
What the fuck are you talking about?
My dog died.
My sister got killed in a car accident.
Maybe instead of carrying me,
You could have stopped these bad things from happening at all.
Did you ever think of that, you fucking prick?”

And God replied, “You stupid Human, do not question the Lord.
I fuck with you and then I carry you.
It’s just something that I enjoy doing.
If you don’t like it, you can just go to Hell.”

“Ok, God, I’m sorry.
I didn’t mean to hurt your feelings.
I just don’t understand why you make everybody suffer so much
Just so that you can carry them on the beach.
But that’s cool.
That’s your thing.

Come back.
Please, come back God.
I need you.

I think I have cancer.”

EDIT: downloadable creative commons soundtrack

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