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Dare To Be

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When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.
When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light.
When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it.
When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway.
When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back.
When there seems to be no hope, dare to find some.
When you’re feeling tired, dare to keep going.
When times are tough, dare to be tougher.
When love hurts you, dare to love again.
When someone is hurting, dare to help them heal.
When another is lost, dare to help them find the way.
When a friend falls, dare to be the first to extend a hand.
When you cross paths with another, dare to make them smile.
When you feel great, dare to help someone else feel great too.
When the day has ended, dare to feel as you’ve done your best.
Dare to be the best you can –
At all times, Dare to Be!

©Steve Maraboli

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5 comments to Dare To Be

  • Belinda Pinkstaff

    How can I get permission to use this in my church bulletin. Who do I contact?

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  • Charles

    REALLY IT IS VERY INSPIRING. I was really very sad and let down at the start of the day when i read this inspirational message i felt like God gave this message for me.

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  • sally v.

    …agree, we dare bcoz we simply care.

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  • Aly

    This is a very inspirational message:)
    To those that are suffering, they just need to be strong bc those who have faith in our Lord ,at the end will have peace.

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  • i dare to take a stand,lend ahand,understand and save alife

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