Protect your dreams;
Let hope be their food.
Keep them from people
Who can’t see their good.


Hold your dreams close;
So that they grow strong.
Give them expression,
Until they’re your song.


Train up your dreams;
Make them more clear.
Then they’ll become goals;
More easy to hear.


Walk out your dreams
By moments and days.
They’re really for now;
For this time and place.


Treasure your dreams,
Like rubies and gold.
They’re food for your soul,
With riches untold.


When they’re fulfilled
And you can recall
Your labor for them,
You’ll surely stand tall.

Published by lifehelps

I am like a rich tapestry, full of texture and color. I'm a musician, composer, poet, gardener, homemaker and friend. I worked as anLCSW for 22 years; as a socialworker for 26 years all told. Before that, I was a rehabilitation teacher. My passion is to come alongside others; to empower and bless them. That is why you will find plenty of variety in my blog. Two very important things to know about me is that I am a life-long learner - An explorer and sojourner. I also belong to the Lord Jesus...now, before you get tweeked out: I am not saying I am "religious." There is a huge difference between all of the rules and empty practice that often gets associated with Christianity and the kind of life that comes from being in a relationship with the loving God. May you find encouragement, inspiration, insight, good ideas and a laugh or two as you read my posts and comments.

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