Steele – Harry Samuel, 30th August 2021, suddenly, late of Rowreagh Road, Kircubbin. Precious son of Samuel and Naomi, much loved brother of Alexander, Annie and Arthur. Service of Thanksgiving will be held at 10.30am on Friday 3rd September 2021 in Cardy Road Gospel Hall, Greyabbey, followed by burial in Kirkistown Cemetery, Cloughey, at 12 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Harry, if desired, may be made payable to Air Ambulance NI c/o Adair Funeral Directors, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ.“The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.” Job 1 V21

One night I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord.
Many scenes from my life flashed across the sky.
In each scene I noticed footprints in the sand.
Sometimes there were two sets of footprints,
other times there were one set of footprints.

This bothered me because I noticed
that during the low periods of my life,
when I was suffering from
anguish, sorrow or defeat,
I could see only one set of footprints.

So I said to the Lord,
"You promised me Lord,
that if I followed you,
you would walk with me always.
But I have noticed that during
the most trying periods of my life
there have only been one
set of footprints in the sand.
Why, when I needed you most,
you have not been there for me?"

The Lord replied,
"The times when you have
seen only one set of footprints,
is when I carried you."