This is how I see it….

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Ready, Set, Done.”

31278-Through-The-Looking-GlassI have reflected on the world a lot lately. My reflections include Josh heading off to college, my teams awesome accomplishments at work,  Diane’s new job and God bringing me home to Eastbrook Church. A lot of change that typically is really stressful.  However this time it is really different. It is filled with faith not fear. Faith that everything will be ok.  I am definitely blessed for all I have, my family, friends & best friends and our accepting love for one another. I decided to turn the T.V. off and not work this weekend. This act is symbolic of me trying to shut out the world filled with hate and practice peace.

Our world is standing in judgement of its people. The lack of humility and acceptance of the world makes me sad. How did our world get into this place? It is awful to see in the news or experience the world’s fragmentation and lack of unity each day.

We have forgotten how to respect one another simply by appreciating everyone and how they can give to our world. I simply stopped watching the 10 o’clock news that highlights the mounting abomination of our world.

How do we make the hate stop? Is there some magic formula, or therapy? Is there a leader who can help our world change? Help us figure this out Lord God, our world is failing and so are its people.

I often say to people in my life, “Keep the faith,” or “chin up”,  “We must believe that things will get better.”

I guess my faith is what I have to offer our world.

Published by John Chianelli, Writer

I am second. I will share my experiences, as a child of God, husband to Daniel, father, best friend, brother, son, leader, professor, writer and photographer. My intention for this blog is to be random, with no plan, no list, no direction and no expectations. Very different from how I lived my past life. My journey has been blessed by the mercy and grace of God and unwavering love. I hope you enjoy reading and sharing my experiences of hurts, laughter, discovery, friendships, Christ, and my family. Temenos is a safe circle where you can be yourself with peace of mind. Temenos originates from a Greek word which refers to a universal instinct to create a protected, safe space in which to heal, restore and regenerate yourself. My temenos circle is a place to be still and seek Jesus. It becomes my place to pray, reflect in the word of our Lord to shrink, grow in him, and heal my soul. What is your temenos circle? By: John Chianelli ©John Chianelli and Temenos Circle. 2016-2011. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog's author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided the full and clear credit is given to John Chianelli and Temenos Circle with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

4 thoughts on “This is how I see it….

  1. Hello! Faith is a good compass, mostly if you keep having faith in yourself and those closest to you, so that the effect can be contagious 🙂 I also have stopped watching the news and consuming tv, being disgusted with the amount of misery and destruction we are all exposed to every day in our lives. I read, I keep up, but I just don’t go over all the dismaying expositions of human kind and it’s lack of humanity…

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