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Thank you!

Thank you for allowing Origins of Peace to serve you in 2022!

This year we’ve had a wonderful time making new connections, saying yes to new opportunities and becoming more intentional about the clients we serve and how we show up for them.

Each encounter has been amazing, and we expect greater in 2023.

In whatever way you are connected to Origins of Peace, we hope that we have made it easier for you to understand how creativity can bridge the gap to resolve a multitude of conflicts. 

As we wind down for 2023, I would like to extend an offer for you to enhance your toolkit to resolve conflict in a more creative and wholistic way.

As you know our core focus areas are mental clarity, self-preservation, rejuvenation and service to others, that’s why I am offering you 25% off the following sessions through December 31st. All you need to do is text the word GRATITUDE to 704-388-5276.

Discounted services include Create! Resolve! and Socialize!

My calendar is closed through the end of this year but grab your discounted service now and you and I will work together to schedule the best date and time for you in 2023.

As an additional gift, you will receive weekly affirmations to help you stay focused and on task for the year.

Visit www.originsofpeace.com to check out these services and all we have to offer.

Happy Holidays to you and everyone that you love.

With Gratitude,

Melissa A. Rivers- Origins of Peace

 

 

 

 

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As Far As It Depends On Me

 

 

Romans 12:18 is the founding scripture for Origins of Peace. The construction of the scripture allows for self-reflection, self-evaluation and self-actualization. 

By being open to understanding who you are at your core, what you desire most and what you are capable of accomplishing allows you to challenge the way you handle and process information.

The first phrase of the verse,if it is possible”, allows you to question your willingness to think, process and act.

The next phrase of the verse, “as far as it depends on me” provides the opportunity to align your thoughts and actions to ensure your personal belief system aligns with what you are putting out into the world.

The final phrase in the verse, live at peace with everyone”, establishes the goal and objective to strive for.

To make the verse a little more prescriptive, I’ve rearranged it into an easy-to-follow formula:

 

As Far as it depends on me / If it is possible = live at peace with __________________.

 

My personal belief is that peace begins within each of us. If we expect to begin the process of living at peace with everyone, we first have to be at peace with ourselves in all areas. This is not a small task and takes quite a bit of evaluation and action.

We all experience some type of conflict within, but if there is a desire to move beyond the conflict, it is possible!

The last thing to understand is this: The word everyone is interchangeable with everything. This involves taking a deep dive into your 8 Wellness Dimensions to understand how you show up in each area.

Now put the formula to work – Take your effort, divide it by infinite possibility and receive the rewards of peace. Peace is available to you. Put your belief and effort to work in order to obtain it.

My intuitive nature reveals to me that God wants us to do everything within our power to live at peace, but he does not expect us to accomplish this without his help.

If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:18, NIV

Our guide, “Pray with Ease!” is a free resource to help you feel confident and empowered in prayer.

Origins of Peace is a Conflict Resolution Consultant Company. To learn more about our company visit: http://www.originsofpeace.com

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Developing A Growth Mindset

Join me for a dose of Spiritual Wellness…

Bible Study – Rahab: Developing a Growth Mindset
Tuesday, November 22nd
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Rise Up! From Adversity to Anointed. In 𝘋𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘭𝘰𝘱𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢 𝘎𝘳𝘰𝘸𝘵𝘩 𝘔𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘴𝘦𝘵, you will learn how to recognize those “Crimson Soul Moments” of life where your current reality and desired future collide.

Together we will discover how Rahab shed the negative labels and embraced a new mindset.

TEXT: James 2:25 & Joshua 2:1-21

This event is open to the public.   No RSVP required. Join us via Zoom.

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Join Me Next Friday!

Are you ready to restart your dreams?

Are you all out of reasons for believing “safe” is the best option for you?

Are you finished settling for things that bring you absolutely no pleasure at all?

If so, let’s gooooo!

It is time to blow the cobwebs off of your action plan and make your next life chapter your best one yet.

Register by clicking the link below to join me next Friday at Noon for a candid conversation about life, age and authenticity!

https://forms.gle/pny2hi7VyRSV18Ek9

Melissa Rivers – Owner of Origins of Peace, LLC

Email: originsofpeace@gmail.com website: http://www.originsofpeace.com

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Lunch & Learn With Me!

On Friday, November 18th at 12pm, I am hosting a lunch and learn session, Authentic at Any Age.

This session will serve as the kick-off event for Peace by Design 2023.
During your lunch hour we will watch Bevy Smith’s 16-minute Ted Talk, How to Discover Your Authentic Self at Any Age, followed by discussion and Q&A.

Bevy’s talk is based on her book Bevelations.

Bevy ‘s Ted Talk invites viewers along on the route of her personal transformation to reveal how each of us can live our best lives with honesty and joy.
She discusses how she repossessed her bold childhood nature to become her own brand and envision her life’s next great destination.

After Bevy’s talk, we will spend the next 15 minutes discussing the importance of goal setting and how you and I can work together to curate your personal Peace by Design Session for yourself or your crew.

The last 15 minutes of our time together is designated for Q&A.

2023 isn’t wasting anytime getting here. Make sure you are ready to start it off right with Renewed Vision, Peace Goals and an Action Plan for Peace!

Click here to register.

 

 

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Peace By Design 2023

Mental Clarity * Self-preservation & Rejuvenation

Change is one of those things that never goes out of style.

 

Join me on Friday, November 18th at 12pm for my first Lunch & Learn Session.

During your lunch hour we will watch Bevy Smith’s 16-minute Ted Talk,
How To Discover Your Authentic Self-at Any Age.

“From repossessing her bold childhood nature to becoming her own brand to envisioning her life’s next great destination.

Bevy invites viewers along on the route of her personal transformation to reveal how each of us can live our best lives with honesty, joy and when we’re in the mood, a killer pair of heels!

Melissa Rivers- Creative Peace Coach

After Bevy’s Talk, we will spend the next 15 minutes discussing the importance of goal setting and how you and I can work together to curate your personal Peace By Design Session for yourself or your crew.

2023 isn’t wasting anytime getting here. Make sure you are ready to start it off right with Renewed Vision, Peace Goals and an Action Plan for Peace!

Click here to register.


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Have you joined the Sister Support Circle yet?

Spiritual and Emotional trauma are just two of the often-ongoing consequences of experiencing a breast cancer diagnosis. My program, Managing Life After Crisis is a program designed to help women who have experienced crisis; heal from the experience, recover by managing resistance to healing and grow by implementing practical life strategies that promote confidence to progress through life with peaceful and positive intentions toward self.

This Sunday during the Sister Support Circle, we’re focusing on self-reflective processes that examine the relationship between trauma and healing, while utilizing creativity and peer support to create a healing framework.

Are you a breast cancer Survivor? If so, join the Circle to receive support and stay in the Circle to provide support.

The next 5 breast cancer Survivor’s to join The Sister Support Circle will receive a copy of the book, Manifesting Dreams, An Intention-Setting Guided Workbook. 

Use the link above to register.

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Andrew Holmes Jr.

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Join the Sister Support Circle

Bring your Journal, Pen, Markers and a little creativity as I host The Sister Support Circle.

The Sister Support Circle is a virtual, safe space for breast cancer survivors to tell their story through reflection and creativity.

We will use mindful techniques, storytelling and journaling to connect with one another.

Register by clicking here. If you know a survivor, share the love by sharing the link!

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Peace by Design

Sharing a few highlights of what I’ve been up to over the past few weeks. This is definitely the season of yes for me.

Answering the call to show up as a presenter and to share my custom program Socialize to over 70 corporate professionals was definitely a faith move on my part.
I am ecstatic to report that my out-of-the box style of solutioning was well received and met with great reviews.

“Leaders can’t afford to just think inside the box. Sometimes they need to reinvent the box…”
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

https://lnkd.in/gmtCc4uR

 

 

 

 

 

 

I had the absolute pleasure of serving with these amazing women on Sunday, October 2nd as we educated, inspired and empowered our community about breast cancer awareness.
We creatively designed an impactful program that sparked hope and excitement within the attendees.
We are Survivors, Thrivers, and Caregivers who are determined to make a difference in our community.
We are, “The Women of Delta Place”
Origins of Peace, LLC

#breastcancerawarenessmonth

I use creativity to solution problems. Email melissa_rivers@originsofpeace.com for more information.

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Change Your Mind

Realizing it has been several weeks since my last check-in, let me first start by saying…Hello Origins of Peace Family!

I hope you are well; I pray things have been working in your favor and I wish blessings upon blessings on your life.

So where have I been? I’ve been doing all the things. Coaching, Consulting, Organizing, Developing and Facilitating!  The grand thing about it all is that I love what I do.

I’ve been showing up in new spaces, introducing the world to Origins of Peace and the peace methodologies that I use to conduct business.

I’ve been demonstrating the art of softness in my message, my work, my thoughts and actions.

I’ve been shedding the belief that business has to be corporate, buttoned up and hardcore all of the time. I have to admit that it feels great!

You may be under the impression that in order to be taken seriously in your business your message has to be perfect, your brand has to show consistency in all areas, and you have to complete a 10-point check list of things to do before implementing.

Truthfully, none of these things has to be perfect for you to make an impact.

Romans 12:4 says “For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function”…

We all have unique talents and different areas of influence. Focus on your strengths and allow The Law of Process and The Law of Addition to work in your favor.

What are you focusing on today? Are you ready to get started?

If you’ve been on the fence about starting something new because you do not feel qualified enough, it’s okay to

Change Your Mind

We each have different areas of influence and we inspire in a variety of ways.

You are strong, you are powerful, you are brave, you are capable, you are worthy, you are entitled, you are prepared, and you are worth the effort it takes to make your dream a reality.

Once you take the first step toward your next, all of the elements that you need to refine your vision will start falling into place.

Trust the process of next and keep pushing forward.

If you are ready to move forward and peacefully create your next, I would love to help you create the blueprint for your something new.

Let’s discuss your next. Is it a new career path, new business, or something else that you are interested in?

Now is the time to plan and create.

Let’s work!