The footprints symbolize pride, arrogance and victory. The dream about footprints could also represent the message you are trying to leave for others. Perhaps the things you are doing in your waking life, makes you wish to leave something for others either. Alternatively, the footprints could show the dreamer the things he has missed. There is a possibility that you wish to be someone close to you when its needed.
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