Here we are

Here we are,
One more year has passed.
People are brothers, they are not far;
Bad luck will end – it won’t last.

What have we managed to do?
Did we cope?
We could have much better, it’s true.
Let’s try and next year will bring much success. I hope.

What one needs is being sage,
And we’ll arrange our time.
We’ll avoid everyday’s vanity cage.
Who believes in God will enjoy the real prime!

Image credit: Thank you for visiting my page, “Lower Kananaskis Lake (15852755977)” December 14, 2014, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 2.0..
Iaroslav                                                    Sunday 30.12.2007


If you want to succeed, watch your time

If you want to succeed, watch your time,
For the watchful, it brings juice, for the unwise, – a lime.
These rhymes are used to draw attention;
Remember about the early bird, what else to mention…?

Image credit: Gurjeet Cheema, “Banff National Park Canada” May 19, 2018, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Iaroslav                                                    Sunday 22.04.2007

Життя земне – замале

Життя земне – замале…
Як просто забути,
Важко йти, легко що зле,
Важко запалити, легко задути.

Зачекай, поверни,
Що було, що є, що буде?
Пройде час, розтануть сни,
Кожен по справах здобуде.

Я знаю, я – не кращий.
Кожен відповість за себе.
Нелегкий твій шлях, може, найважчий,
Та ніхто не дасть відповідь за тебе.

Життя земне – замале
Та не пізно знову почати.
Беззупинно час йде…
Минуле минулому, вставай, ось вже час жати.
Iaroslav                                          Friday – Saturday 13-14.01.2006

Avoid wasting time

One of the biggest issues in the modern society
Is wasted time and a wish of quick prosperity.
Dedicate three hours a day to the cause you care,
Be sure, it will prosper, – keep your business fair.
Iaroslav                                                    Sunday 21.10.2018

By work and sufficient rest

How to achieve success?
By hard work and sufficient rest,
Pay attention more, not less.
Have time for break and work with zest.

Image credit: Akiroq, “Upper-kananaskis-lake” June 5, 2016, via Wikimedia Commons, public domain.
Iaroslav                                                    Friday 21.10.2018

Hold your faith at all times

Hold your faith at all times
Although life may have presented limes…
Hold and keep on praying.
There is time for reflecting and time for playing.

Above all, stay in love that is true,
Let it get you all the way through!
Rely on God and go
And you will have good fruit to mow!
Iaroslav                                                    Sunday 30.09.2012