A good soldier

Focus on light and be of good cheer.
Keep and protect the things that are dear.
The support is not far – it’s near.
Be a good soldier with faith and honour, without hatred or fear.
Iaroslav                                                    Monday 04.11.2019

Shine your way and be the light

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Shine your way
In the morning, at night, during the day.
Be the light
When there is plenty of room and when it is tight.
Iaroslav                                                    Sunday 27.10.2019

Useful person

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You are not useless even if someone says so;
Even when someone makes it appear that way.
Do you remember how you helped that old lady to mow;
How you brightened your friend’s day?

You will hear all kind of things,
But do not listen to all.
Stay away from poisonous stings;
Focus on light and your Christian call.
Iaroslav                                                    Monday 28.10.2019

Use your smile

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Use your smile often, buddy,
When the streets are lit with light or when they are muddy;
When you win or when you fall;
When you are at work or in a mall.

Doing so will help with others,
And it will help with your own stuff too.
It will encourage your sisters and brothers
To smile and all of you will break through.
Iaroslav                                                    Monday 19.08.2019

Wisdom is what I need

Wisdom is what I need.
Resolution is what I lack.
Hesitation is sad, indeed:
One step forward, one and a half back.

Where is right?
What is wrong?
I want to see light.
But sad is my song.

The escape is close, I know.
The key is somewhere inside.
My work is to row.
Let ideas be broad, the world is wide.
Iaroslav                                                    Thursday 23.10.2008

Sainthood call

Let your light shine
Before people truly
Who fast and who dine
That they may rejoice fully;

That they should glorify
Our God – the Creator of all;
That they, too, may find the will and desire to try;
That they may discover their sainthood call.
Iaroslav                                                    Monday 16.09.2019

Хай світло ваше просіяє

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Хай світло ваше просіяє
Вірно серед людей,
Які прославлять Господа, Який дбає,
Любить і від біди визволяє.
Iaroslav                                                    Monday 16.09.2019

Courageous, witty, happy, healthy, agile

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You are the salt
Of the earth, friend;
You are the light of the world.
Avoid despair or finding fault.

Be courageous and witty till the end.
God looks after you when you run and when you sleep curled.
To help in every good deed, use smile.
Be happy and healthy, stay agile.
Iaroslav                                                    Thursday 15.08.2019