Forgiveness is Power
The four elements of forgiveness are:
- Forgiving does not mean that what happened to you was right, but you have decided not to allow it to control your life.
- No matter if the person who wronged you does not admit guilt, you will forgive them.
- By forgiving the offending party, this will encourage them to seek forgiveness from you.
- With forgiveness, you learn that everyone needs to be forgiven for something.
Forgiveness gives you a sense of peace and calm. When you forgive someone, you are setting yourself free. Also, forgiving a person sets them free as well. We must learn to love each other and not hate each other. Forgiveness is the best way of showing someone how much you love them.
Ep. 4:32, “Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, as God has forgiven you for Jesus’ sake.” How can you call yourself a Christian when you refuse to forgive others? God has forgiven us for our sins by sacrificing his son, Jesus Christ, to die for our sins. Jesus forgave us because He did not have to sacrifice his life for our sins. Jesus Christ forgave us and gave His life for our sins, so that we could have a personal relationship with God.
Remember someone has forgiven you for hurting them; and you should be willing to forgive someone for hurting you.
Donya Zimmerman is a business consultant, mediator, and legal professional with over ten years of experience. Donya is also a public speaker and aspiring author. She has a few books in the works that will be published and released in the latter part of 2015. The books will focus on entrepreneurship, small business, and daily devotionals. She is owner of Family & Community Mediation and Business Consulting (FACMBC) and Powerful Biz Woman (subsidiary of FACMBC). Both are based in Baltimore, Maryland and were established in 2013 and 2014. 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. Services and products provided by Powerful Biz Woman are workshops: Entrepreneurship 101; How to Stay Out of Tax Trouble and Legal Trouble in Small Business; Start up 101; and Female Entrepreneurship 101. Powerful Biz Woman provides books on the following topics: Entrepreneurship 101; Daily Devotionals for Entrepreneurs/Small Business Owners; Daily Devotionals for Female Entrepreneurs; Small Business Owner Tips; Powerful Biz Tips; and Inner Will Power to Make Your Dreams a Reality. These books will be available starting October 23, 2015. Donya Zimmerman is also a contributing writer with the Maryland Daily Examiner Newspaper, Women Who Rock with Success Magazine, The Professional Pastors, and the Leadership Girl Newsletter. Donya Zimmerman has made article contributions to the Simply Inspirational Women in Business Journal for 2014 published by Dr. Cheryl Cottle.
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