A “donkey”

Have you ever thought that your body, indeed,
Is a “donkey” carrying you to the Kingdom of God and your task is to feed
And to take care for it in a proper way:
To prevent a disease, to get enough sleep, to pray…

If you overfeed it, it will go mad;
If you underfeed, it will go bad;
If it gets sick, it will carry no more.
Therefore, be smart and care to reach the Door.
Iaroslav                                                    Monday 02.12.2019

When there seems to be no escape

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When there seems to be no escape,
Pray, my friend!
Do not run away from your landscape;
We never know what will be in the end.

Maybe, God has lowered us for an instant
To bring us yet higher at a later time.
Keep on trying although victories seem distant!
Let us pray to make juice of our lime!
Iaroslav                                                    Sunday 20.05.2012

Зарядка

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Для енергії на день потрібна зарядка ранкова;
Для душевних сил – молитва – християнський захист і підтримка виняткова;
Для настрою ж гарного, – посмішка, тому старайся:
Хай складно як, віруй, будь спок, посміхайся.
Iaroslav                                                    Wednesday 16.10.2019

Dream your dreams

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Dream your dreams of the most beautiful hue
And work to make them come true.
Eat your veggies every day;
Be gentle, patient and faithfully pray.
Iaroslav                                                    Thursday 10.10.2019

Sail Day

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Today in the Church we had a sail day.
It is not when we get a discount,
But an uplifting opportunity, to gather with like-minded people to pray;
To say “forgive me”, to commune, to do all things that really count.
Iaroslav                                                    Monday 26.08.2019

Твори добро

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Твори добро,
Велике і маленьке.
Твори добро,
Хоч каже хтось “слабеньке”.

Нехай у цьому
Будеш щира/щирий.
Зростай, укріплюйся у ньому,
Хоч сумніваються усі, ти віруй!

Твори добро!
Не будь переможений злом,
Але перемагай зло добром.
Твори добро!

Нехай лице умию
І серце з радістю відкрию;
Нехай по милості Твоїй дістану
Та на молитву подячну стану!
Iaroslav                                                   March 2012

Ways to take worry under control

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It is nearly impossible to avoid worry,
But it is possible to take it under control;
To prevent health issues and to deserve glory.
Worry is a dangerous beast, it’s not a doll.

The way number one is to pray,
In the morning and in the eve,
Without haste and without delay;
It doesn’t have to be long, but make sure you believe.

Another way is faith at all times.
God loves you, right?
Act accordingly even when you get limes;
Remember about the Kingdom and focus on light.
Iaroslav                                                    Wednesday 31.07.2019