Be brave, my friend.
Rely on God and go ahead!
Your courage to success will lend.
To avoid loss, engage your head.
Iaroslav Sunday 31.10.2010
Have you ever tried
Saving time on the Church or prayer?
I have, trying to keep my eyes open wide,
To do more work, to add another successful layer.
When I skipped the Church to do work,
It didn’t stick together, I had to redo;
I had or witnessed a quarrel over things as small as a fork;
I wasted time on much ado.
When I skipped prayers to do more,
I was unable to gain any time;
On the contrary, I lost to it another score;
I lost a dollar trying to save a dime.
I know other people who had similar situations.
Each of us is free to choose.
For me, the Church is a place of refuge in any nation
And prayers help to gain time, not to lose.
Iaroslav Tuesday 30.05.2017
Plus de vie, ma (mon) chère (cher) ami(e)
Dans tout ce que tu fais:
Dans ton travail et tes études; parmi
Tes copains et ta famille… pour réussir à tout ce que te plaît!
Image credit: Preeteesh, “Lake Louis, Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies” October 9, 2016, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Iaroslav Saturday 30.12.2017
Cheer up, don’t worry!
Why are you so sad?
You will succeed, so hurry,
Keep on trying, what else can be said?
Strive and you’ll do.
Seek and you’ll find!
These words are true.
Minor problems? Never mind!
Iaroslav Tuesday 30.01.2007
Love is the key
To the Kingdom of God truly.
It sets you free,
It makes you grow fully.
Love disperses fear;
Love wipes off every tear.
It cures hurt,
It builds rapport.
Love your neighbour,
Let it be small, but sincere.
Let your way be known far and near,
May both of you succeed in your labour.
If you want to enter the Kingdom ever,
Have love in stock;
In your kind deeds, be clever;
Love the Pastor and love the flock.
Iaroslav Monday 09.10.2017
I feel good whatever they say.
I’m all right, what a wonderful day!
I believe I can fly, I have wings
And I’ll be a success; I’ll improve the things.
Iaroslav Sunday 30.05.2004
Як сумно часом буває,
Чому успіх чужий комусь заважає?
Чи ми, люди, брати?
Чи не тому ми тут, щоб один одному допомогти?
Та дехто забуває,
Через дрібне головне зневажає.
Люди різні та є добро,
Назавжди переможе Воно.
Хай жорстокий розуміє,
Любові тепло синів-дочок зігріє.
Лагідні яскраво засяють.
Терпінням й добром вони перемагають.
Iaroslav Saturday 23.01.2010
However hard and little luck,
Go on, keep on trying.
Perhaps, your success is behind next try, stuck.
Giving up hope is like dying.
Ask and you will receive.
Knock and they will open to you.
Good things require persistence, so do not leave.
Oh, how important it is to continue seeking, it’s true.
+ See Matth. 7:7-8
Iaroslav Sunday 24.09.2017
Чуго ж руки поскладали?
Ще не час відпочивати,
Не всі ще пережитки зруйнували,
Треба цьому раду дати.
Рух уперед зараз необхідний.
Не стоятимемо десь на краю!
Хай буде успіх плідний,
Важливо розвивати перемогу свою.
Iaroslav Saturday – Sunday 14-15.02.2004
Never give up the fight.
Keep on doing wise and kind things.
Your words and deeds can be like salt and light.
Only God knows what the future brings,
But you keep on rowing!
Whatever they say,
Keep on going!
With God’s help you will succeed on your way!
Iaroslav Tuesday 01.11.2014
La vie chante une chanson,
Ecoute et tu entendras;
A chacun sa façon.
Le bon bientôt viendra.
Quoi qu’on dise, la vie est belle,
De temps en temps dure,
Pleine de sucre, pleine de sel,
Mais bonne en tant que telle!
Tu vas réussir, je te dis
Parce que le soleil est si beau,
Le ciel ne sera pas toujours gris.
Tu vas réussir, j’enlèverai mon chapeau.
Iaroslav Saturday 07.06.2008
Open your heart.
That’s exactly what you need.
And let us be smart.
Sharpen your soul’s trusty reed –
Open your heart.
Just let some love inside
And it will live and succeed
Flowering with happiness by side.
It’ll be your shield in court, it’ll plead.
Love does not beg, but gives;
Has noting, but is rich;
A real love never dies, but lives.
Love is the treasure available for each.
Iaroslav Saturday 18.02.2006
What if you earn that amount
Because you are expected to share a part?
Be willing to give from your account
Out of love and to succeed in every good start.
Iaroslav Wednesday 02.11.2016
Love God with all your heart,
Always in prayer, thank for success.
If you have problems, use them to improve your “learn and move on” art –
By doing so you will achieve more, not less.
Be cheerful, with lightness in heart,
Know that night will not last forever.
The morning is soon to start!
In the meanwhile, be clever!
Iaroslav Sunday 09.09.2012
Best things in life
Happened when God blessed me to act with faith indeed:
Success in studies, finding wife,
Seeing far-away places, happiness, conquering greed.
Bad things are preceded
By absence of faith in deeds:
Bad luck at work, lack of support when it is needed,
Worry, abundance of effort with many unsprouted seeds.
Iaroslav Monday 05.09.2016
How important it is to be sure,
And to have wisdom in store!
It will bring much courage, success,
You will know what to answer, when to say “no” and when to say “yes”.
Iaroslav Sunday 30.03.2008
To act upon consideration
Involves patience and confidence without hesitation.
This lays the way to success in all.
Wisdom will make peaceful your station.
You will have no call.
Patience will save you from a fall.
Wisdom… The whole world is in this word,
It can heal, it can fly, it can crawl!
Iaroslav Sunday 02.03.2008
How smart you are!
Believe, do not hesitate,
You’ll be like a shining star,
You will enjoy success sooner or late!
With sun light your street will be lit,
He who has doubts is wrong.
Just do not cease doing your bit,
Indeed, you are strong!
Iaroslav Sunday 23.12.2007
What you can do to succeed, do, –
Put off secondary things to free your head;
Remember what is true,
In order to fly keep your wings spread.
Image credit: Alan D. Wilson, “Canada Goose – natures pics” August 22, 2008, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.5.
Iaroslav Sunday 23.10.2011
Я дякую тобі, мамо,
За все, що мені ти дàла,
За те, що спати не лягала рано
І за те, що в мене душу вклала.
Спасибі нескінченне тобі,
Що коли й дитиною нерозумною був,
Краще віддавала мені, не лишаючи собі.
За перемоги спасибі, які я здобув.
Господу я зобов’язаний
За все, що в мене є.
Наш успіх із Ним пов’язаний.
Дякую, мамо, тобі і за це.
Iaroslav Saturday 18.09.2004
Marchons dans le loi de Dieu:
En faisant cela nous réussirons.
Un lieu élevé Il a préparé, –
Allons pour avoir et pour ne pas manquer.
Iaroslav Saturday – Sunday 26-27.11.2011
When you act within the framework of the Commandments,
Do not be afraid to make a mistake.
Yes, in the future, you may need to make some amendments,
But any worthy enterprise you will be able to undertake.
Do not be sorry that you may miss a chance,
Neither in terms of money, nor in terms of a romance.
Focus on the main thing
And other things will follow:
To you your success will cling,
Your chest will not be hollow.
When it is hard, do not give up, keep on going.
Your success is in thinking and rowing.
Iaroslav Sunday 17.08.2014
Thank God for all!
When I cry to You, You hear my call.
Out of many troubles You have delivered Your free-will slave
And whenever I fall, You raise me up, shake off the dust, and save.
You blessed me with success in all things.
When I feel low, You spread my wings.
Wherever I go, You are there:
Here on earth, far in space – You are close, You care.
Image credit: Andreas Trepte, “TeslinRiverYukon” August 6, 2004, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.5.
Iaroslav Sunday 13.02.2016
Believe in order to win!
Let your success be perfected.
Let your everyday life be affected!
Believe, be courageous and win.
Let God grant you faith.
Let your wisdom grow,
Let your love be in strength,
Let your life peacefully flow.
Iaroslav Sunday 17.07.2011
First do important things
Like family and work –
This will make abundant your fork;
Other things will hurry to succeed as if on wings.
Image credit: Gorothbalion, “Indian Paintbrush flower in foreground of Mount Edith Cavell Mountain meadow in Alberta’s Jasper National Park” August 8, 2010, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Iaroslav Saturday 11.10.2014
How important it is to be sure!
No doubt on that score.
You need not hesitate,
Believe, till it’s not too late.
You may try yourself anyway.
What else can I say?
I’ve tried, now I know:
So much time I felt low…
But you will enjoy success.
It’s up to you: either more or less.
Be strong and keep within law,
How important it is to be sure!
Iaroslav Sunday 09.12.2007
When you feel right, smile,
Show your own free style.
Do not restrain your mood –
Your heart is kind, you look so good.
Only God knows what will happen tomorrow.
Happiness may change to sorrow.
But this is not the reason for crying,
You’d better keep trying!
You will have much success, I am sure,
You do have a chance to change the score.
Be yourself, no matter where you are;
God’s support is here, not far.
Iaroslav Tuesday – Sunday 04-16.12.2007
I know, you have so little time,
But it’s all about how you use it.
Do you spend a dollar trying to save a dime?
If you are overwhelmed with details, you may lose it.
Keep the bigger picture in sight,
Approach it in a smart way indeed.
Your time budget is tight –
Be wise with time to succeed.
Iaroslav Monday 12.01.2015
Wisdom begins with the fear of God indeed:
It will help you in studies, work, and every need.
But what does it mean to fear God in the right way?
To cease from doing and freeze? No, but to work hard and to pray.
The fear of the Lord shows itself in doing:
In loving God and with His commandments continuing canoeing;
In helping those who really need,
In giving food to those whom you can feed.
Thank God for all you have and had:
For the happy moments and the ones which were sad.
Because He loves you.
He wants you to be happy and to succeed, oh how much it is true!
Iaroslav Wednesday 18.03.2015
Victories are not for good,
But we relax and lose the place where we stood:
We achieve one thing and stop
Instead of trying to make a longer hop.
Failures are not final
Even if the injury is spinal,
But we tend to give up after the first try
Whereas more effort we are to apply.
Remember to give a good cause another chance –
Be it in business or in romance;
Success is to be enjoyed and built upon.
Failures are to be endured and conclusions are to be drawn.
Image credit: Florian Fuchs, “Bow Lake beim Icefields Parkway” August 16, 2012, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0.
Iaroslav Sunday 27.09.2015
My students are smart.
They may lack wisdom, but they are working on it;
They are making much progress, not just a bit.
To advance is what they have put to their heart.
Students are juice of economy in any city:
They are young and ready to work;
For them, job comes first and only then a spoon and a fork.
They work a lot and they are witty.
So teach students with appreciation;
Hire them for the best jobs as soon as you can.
They will help you to make a plan
To succeed and to advance your business among the whole population.
Iaroslav Saturday 19.09.2015
How good and how pleasant it is for brothers to be together in unity,
How much strength it adds to the whole community.
Things get done better,
Opportunities are open faster.
When a brother relies on his brother,
They both will go farther;
Their business will succeed
When with mutual love they proceed.
Iaroslav July, 2015
He will not suffer your foot to be moved,
He will help all your affairs get improved.
God That keeps you will not slumber.
He multiplies your posterity without number.
The sun will not smite you by day, nor the moon by night.
He sends success, peace, and might.
Glory to God now and forever!
Live your faith and be clever!
Image credit: Nikopol, “Anas-strepera-001” March 5, 2006, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.
Iaroslav Tuesday 09.06.2015
Qu’elle est belle notre chance!
Each of us has all to advance.
Будьмо ж рухатися уперед –
Последует успех за нами вслед!
Iaroslav Monday 23.03.2015