How to Succeed, Be a Peacemaker!
Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” Jesus spent much of his ministry tearing down barriers and building bridges. James 3:18 “Peacemakers will plant seeds of peace and reap a harvest of righteousness.” Words of peace are like seeds. They don’t produce fruit overnight, but slowly and silently they work their way to the surface, changing hearts, minds, attitudes, and futures. The Biblical character, Solomon, offers us three ways to calm strife, diffuse a tense situation, and get a better result:
- Self-Control; and
Instead of being a troublemaker, be a peacemaker.
Donya Zimmerman is a business consultant, mediator, and legal professional with over ten years of experience. She is owner of Family & Community Mediation and Business Consulting (FACMBC) based in Baltimore, Maryland and has been in business since 2013. Services provided by FACMBC: Mediation and Conflict Resolution Services; Business Registration Assistance (Limited Liability Company, Corporation, S-Corp, Limited Liability Partnership, etc.); Business Plan Drafting Assistance; Business Certification Assistance (MBE, WOSB, 8A, 501(c) (3), Hub Zone, etc.); and Business Organization Assistance. She is also a contributing writer to the Maryland Daily Examiner Newspaper. Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.facebook.com/FACMBC; www.twitter.com/FACMBC; https://dzimmerman36.wordpress.com