"You are but a poor soldier of Christ if you think you can overcome without fighting and suppose you can have the crown without conflict."

- John Chrysostom
"I Am a Ukrainian"



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Comments on ""I Am a Ukrainian"":
1. Bird - 02/18/2014 10:08 pm CST

Powerful message.

Oh how much we take for granted in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave.

2. Shrode - 02/19/2014 10:48 am CST

Wow.

Interesting the form revolution takes now. It's about public support.

May they achieve their freedom.

THanks Bill

3. k. r. - 02/19/2014 11:15 am CST

My heart breaks. I was in Ukraine for a wedding a couple years back. It seems the people who identify with Russia are afraid of change and reminiscent about a past that never existed. My in-law tells me she learned one history about a Mother Russia, then in middle school...a new and alternate history. The truth. Relatives told me to tell Americans that they are good, smart, hard working people continually confounded by a crooked government. Please pray for a way out of this mess...Lord have mercy. When I meet Ukrainian transplants recently, they either tell me proudly that they are from the western part of the country or they look embarrassed and miserable and change the subject. When I see pictures of the priests faces as they stand in the gap, I weep. Christ have mercy.

4. Karl - 02/19/2014 12:16 pm CST

Heart wrenching. The impact that social media can have on the geopolitical scene is amazing though, isn't it? Oppressive regimes used to thrive on secrecy and the ability to suppress the truth, keep the rest of the world in the dark or at least maintain plausible deniability. There are still plenty of oppressive regimes. But social media and technology are making it harder and harder for them to play the same old games.

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