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Always Have a Dream By Bernard Levine

Updated on January 21, 2015

Follow your heart

to the path of greatness

that lies within you.

The secret of life

is to have something

to look forward to


Find a dream that excites you

and make plans

of how you are going

to achieve it.

Feed your mind daily

with positive energy

and words of inspiration.

Take your life to a higher level.

Stay focused and go forward

with your eyes on the prize.

When you run towards your destination

with passion in your heart

you will see your dreams come true.

© Bernard Levine

Words to Treasure

The audiobook of Bernard Levine's Awesome Love narrated by Kurt Feldner is available at iTunes, and
The audiobook of Bernard Levine's Awesome Love narrated by Kurt Feldner is available at iTunes, and


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      The Frog Princess 5 years ago from Florence area of the Great Pee Dee of South Carolina

      I often return to read again. Beautiful advice.

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      victoria 5 years ago from Hamilton On.

      your words are soothing and beautiful.Thank you. But it's hard right now to put stock in words.I had a dream but it was cut short.

      Thanks for writing though.

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      Mary Craig 5 years ago from New York

      More "Chicken Soup for the Soul" Bernard! Thank you for sharing with us. Voted up, useful, and awesome.

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      Abundant Old Soul 5 years ago from united states

      I love the idea-always have a dream.

      I dream dreams and I indeed see miracles

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      Farhat 5 years ago from Delhi

      those who dream can chase it ...only thing required is honesty & than happiness is guaranteed !

      beautiful thoughts of great inspiration!

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      The Frog Princess 5 years ago from Florence area of the Great Pee Dee of South Carolina

      Excellent advice.

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      Daddy Paul 5 years ago from Michigan

      Good advice.

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      Betty Reid 5 years ago from Texas

      Sounds like great advice!

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      DON BALDERAS 5 years ago

      As there are many choices to make in life, one choice is to go for happiness that springs from the inspiration that life is beautiful amidst ugly faces, another is to go for excellence that passes crudeness to refinement. And as I always believe, excellence is getting better every way, every day in my life.

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      rdsparrowriter 5 years ago

      Thank you for the advice :) It's very inspiring:)God bless!

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      The Frog Princess 5 years ago from Florence area of the Great Pee Dee of South Carolina

      Thanks for sharing your poems. Each one I can relate to in my daily life.

      Happy Easter my hub friend.


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      paintphd 5 years ago from Manchester Tennessee

      A beautiful performance with words to enrich ones soul..Glad you found me, so I could find you poet extraordinare. God Bless

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      Diana Mendes 5 years ago

      Beautiful poem. Such inspiring words. Thanks for sharing.

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      Ruth Clark 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      What a beautiful way to start my day. Thank you. A Vote up for this one.

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      HubTub 5 years ago

      Thank you! Such beautiful words to live by! Voted up, beautiful, bookmarked, and SHARING!

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      Pannonica 5 years ago

      Beautiful, thank you. I always say if we do not have our dreams, what's the point of a 'tomorrow'

      Many thanks, voted up.

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      Maree Michael Martin 5 years ago from Northwest Washington on an Island

      Great inspiration! Thanks for all your positive affirmations. I will keep coming back to them to get me through the day. Nice!

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      dmop 5 years ago from Cambridge City, IN

      Words of wisdom, that we would all do well to remember.

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      CrisSp 5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      I voted up here! So they say, "I dream, therefore, I become". Thanks for your wonderful words.

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      mvaivata 5 years ago

      Very inspirational and lovely!

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      DON BALDERAS 5 years ago

      Simply striking yet homecoming. I love it.

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      Abundant old soul 5 years ago

      Thanks for this. I am learning so much by reading hubs like this

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      sakshisingh 5 years ago from Haryana, India

      This a nice, very positive & inspirational poem :)Thanks for this beautiful sharing.

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      Shyron E Shenko 5 years ago from Texas

      I love these words of inspiration! This is a good rule to live by!

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      Audrey Hunt 5 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      "When you run to your destination..." I love this. Your magnificent poetry is so very inspiring. You are generous to share with all of us. Voted up and beautiful.!

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      hoteltravel 5 years ago from Thailand

      A positive way to start a new week. Beautiful lines. Thanks for sharing. Voting up.

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      Be true to yourself - become who you want to be.

      Follow your heart

      to the path of greatness that lies within you.

      Focus your time and energy on your daily priorities.

      Put God's Word first and there will be

      wonderful victories ahead.

      Find a way to serve others and you will be fulfilled.

      Thank God for all His blessings you are receiving today.

      Look for ways to create happiness for yourself

      and for your loved ones.

      Protect your heart with all diligence,

      for out of it flow the issues of life.

      Make God your first choice when you call for help.

      Dream big dreams.

      (c) Bernard Levine

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      angie ashbourne 5 years ago

      Hi! Beautiful poem. God Bless Angie

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      Lenny Rinen 5 years ago from Auckland, New Zealand

      You are an inspiration to me, feels like the father in heaven keeps on giving me strength through your writings. I think my tumor is leaving me now, thanks for leaving a piece of your precious advice on my side, it keeps me going,bless you sir.

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      Twila Nelson 5 years ago from Carmichael, California

      Everytime I read this poem I feel closer to my dreams. Thank you again for a fantastic piece of inspiration.

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      Eileen 5 years ago from Kildare, Ireland

      Very Inspiring. Thanks!

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      Teri Helton Ott 6 years ago from Pacific Northwest

      Wonderful inspiration. Thank you!!

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      Cynthia 6 years ago from Vancouver Island, Canada

      good way to start the day! thanks for the inspiration... (and lovely photo of Bernard Levine!)

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      Susan Britton 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      The last line says it all-I like this

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      tebo 6 years ago from New Zealand

      This is a great poem and is something you could carry around in your pocket as a little reminder. Thanks.

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      Twila Nelson 6 years ago from Carmichael, California

      I could shower you with compliments, although I am sure you can see how wonderful this piece of work is. Thank you for sharing this beautiful and deeply refreshing poem. I am inspired and excited about life and again I thank you!

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      daisynicolas 6 years ago from Alaska

      We need inspiration words all the time. You've coined them easy to remember.

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      Connie Smith 6 years ago from Southern Tier New York State

      These thoughts are so true. Having something to look forward to, to jump out of bed for, that is a very special but achievable goal. Lovely words. Thank you for this hub. Voted Up and awesome and beautiful

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      Jennifer Essary 6 years ago from Idaho

      Your words are absolutely true. Thank you for putting them into a beautiful poem.

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      smarter4ever 6 years ago from Wisconsin

      Incredibly inspirational, and so very true! I firmly believe this! Somedays it is hard to keep my eyes on the prize, but I always get back on track. Thank you for sharing a piece of you, with all of us, everytime you write!

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      yui lockhart 6 years ago from Philippines

      thanks for following me. now I can read more inspirational quotes from you.

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      victoria 6 years ago from Hamilton On.

      I'm looking right now for some goal that will make me leap out of bed to start the day.

      Your words give me hope in a world gone empty for me.

      Thanks for sharing and may 2012 be good to us all.

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      poetvix 6 years ago from Gone from Texas but still in the south. Surrounded by God's country.

      Inspirational words to live by in all times but more so in these hard ones. God bless you and Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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      chspublish 6 years ago from Ireland

      Bernard, you write with inspired insight.

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      GClark 6 years ago from United States

      Wonderful poem with great thoughts that echo my own personal beliefs;especially, feeding your mind! GClark

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      Genesis 6 years ago from Canada

      Your poetry is magnificent! Voted way UP!!

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      DREAM ON 6 years ago

      There was no mistake that I came back to reread such a wonderful poem.

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      DREAM ON 6 years ago

      You are rare and the path you lead is filled with great promise and success.

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      Susan Haze 6 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Bernard, beautiful. I especially agree that... "The secret of live is to have something to look forward to everyday".

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      anndavis25 6 years ago from Clearwater, Fl.

      An optimist. I like it.

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      Apryl Schwarz 6 years ago from Nebraska

      Wonderful words. I'm a runner too so I love the "run towards your destination" because I can use it in my life figuratively and literally.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      Very inspiring words.

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      Chefni 6 years ago from Pakistan

      Very true :)

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      RVDaniels 6 years ago from Athens, GA

      Powerful friend. God is so good, words aren't enough to tell it and no deed does it justice. All I can do is try to love my way through. Thanks for your inspiring words.

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      Peg Cole 6 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      Truly one of life's great secrets.

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      Sueswan 6 years ago

      Hi Sukentreasure

      Beautiful and inspirational.

      I also think it is important to live in the moment. Appreciate what we have now because no one knows what tomorrow will bring.

      Voted up and awesome.

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      sam-eg 6 years ago from Happy Land

      Such a beautiful and insightful poem, which show so much of your talent ,thank you for sharing those positive words and God bless you

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      Debby Bruck 6 years ago

      Very positive thoughts. Thank you. A good way to start the day. Blessings, Debby

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      Gail Sobotkin 6 years ago from South Carolina

      Thanks for sharing this very inspirational poem. Following one's dream does take us to a higher level. Thanks for sharing this. Voted up, useful, awesome, beautiful and interesting.

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      Brinafr3sh 6 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Hi, I will fill my mind with positivity energy daily, with the help of God.

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      skye2day 6 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      Beautiful words sunkentreasure an inspiration to keep on and on and not give up. Keep your eyes on Jesus He will light the way. He is the way truth and life. John 14:6

      With Christ all things are possible.Phil 4:13

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      Mary Craig 6 years ago from New York

      Great thoughts to live by. If we all had "passion in our hearts" our lives would be filled with that passion!

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      anglnwu 6 years ago

      Inspirational words--follow your dream is definitely something we should run after. Thanks for sharing.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Beautiful and inspirational words to live by Bernard, thank you MM

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      Justin W Price 6 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      very inspirational. Thanks for sharing and thanks for the follow!

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      Gypsy Willow 6 years ago from Lake Tahoe Nevada USA , Wales UK and Taupo New Zealand

      So true; beautiful, inspiring words.

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      Eiddwen 6 years ago from Wales

      A great poem and I have to vote up.

      I now look forward to following you on here.

      Take care and enjoy your day.


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      Jennifer Vasconcelos 6 years ago from Cyberspace and My Own World

      Ah you come along at the perfect time, when I find myself in need of some words of encouragement!

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      acaetnna 6 years ago from Guildford

      One's life will be constantly enriched if one has a dream to strive for. These are wonderful words Bernard, thank you.

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ..well it may be an old cliché but certainly not a tired one when it comes to someone as special as you but 'these' are truly 'words' to live by - so very nice to meet you my friend and thank you for your royal endorsement of my humble little hubpage - and coming from a great wizards of words like you - really means a lot!

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      Sima Ballinger 6 years ago from Michigan

      Nice poem. Dreams drive us! You said, "Feed your mind daily...." I can appreciate this thoughtful poem. Thanks!

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Sunkentreasure, Quite inspiring! Thank you for sharing, Peace & Blessings!

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      Vladimir Uhri 7 years ago from HubPages, FB

      Wonderful lines, thank you.