Change, both internal and external, is not easy.

Jongleur By Jongleur, 12th Oct 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Our time on Earth has been, in general, a disaster. Is it too late, for us and for the Planet?

“Make A Difference”. Jerry E Smith 10/9/15

Mans impact on our world can be beneficial, but alas this is usually not so.
Our need to have light during the night, is understandable and good, for
US, but do we really need to have our homes and cities lit up like it is
Day time, spilling light pollution up into the skies, so that many
Hardly know what a real starry night looks like? Mans need
To have wood for fires, for cooking and light, is one of the
Main things that in historical times, denuded the forests
And lead to desertification on truly global scales! The
Population grew, needing more space to live, more
Space to grow food, and more wood to cook it.
Then, civilization took the turn and went to
Building monumental structures; castles
Walls and Cathedrals, requiring trees
To be driven into the ground for their
Foundations. They thought that the
Forests were boundless; we know
Better now, but is it too late? Can
We reverse the tides and heal
Our world? We will never
Know if we don’t try. So
TRY. Each person who
Conserves, makes a
Difference. “Make
A Difference”.
Jerry E Smith 10/9/15

“Close the files; learn To be Still”. Jerry E Smith

“Learn to be still, and you will find peace’’ Peace is not something you
Find on the outside, what you see there is an outward manifestation
Of the peace within. Take time to be still, in a quiet room, without
Words or sounds. Wander around inside your own mind, inside
The world of your own thoughts and feelings. This is a healthy,
Even necessary thing to do from time to time. You would be
Surprised, even appalled at what you will find there, many
Things that are, without your being aware, festering like
A Putrid sore, that needs desperately to be excised.
Think of it like a computer problem if you will; the
Problem keeps coming up, and nothing seems
To help, until you follow the trail downstream,
And there, you find a file you’ve left open.
This is preventing the program from
Closing. You need to go in deep,
And Close the Files that are
Keeping you in turmoil.
“Close the files; learn
To be Still”.
Jerry E Smith

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Conservation, Environment, Healing

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author avatar Jongleur
I play piano and sing for the Elderly in care facilities in Atlanta for 8 yrs. I am also a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) I work for a home care agency now, as a patient transport.

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author avatar brendamarie
12th Oct 2015 (#)

it's never too late to make a positive impact!!!

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author avatar Jongleur
12th Oct 2015 (#)

That is my opinion as well brendamarie

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
12th Oct 2015 (#)

Very beautiful and motivating my friend!

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author avatar Jongleur
12th Oct 2015 (#)

Thank you Fern! ♥

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
13th Oct 2015 (#)

Both are deep, worth pondering and to be made a habit for uplifting our lives. We cannot look away from reality, from those that burden us and our conscience.

Thanks Jongleur for posts that make us pause and think - siva

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author avatar Jongleur
13th Oct 2015 (#)

Thank you for the kind words Siva, I do appreciate the encouragement.♥

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author avatar Stella Mitchell
14th Oct 2015 (#)

Thank God He gave us this beautiful world to enjoy ...and we can keep planting trees to replace the ones we use .
yes , we do need to be still at times and allow God to examine us ....He tells the truth , as we might deceive ourselves if we are not careful
A good post Jerry
Many bless to you
Stella <><

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author avatar Jongleur
14th Oct 2015 (#)

This is true Ms Stella, if it is only enough and in time...of course God could take care of it all, but I believe He is going to sit back and watch us to see what we do about it.

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