Stories have the power to transform

The Forgiveness Project shares stories of forgiveness in order to build hope, empathy and understanding.

Questions

The Forgiveness Project’s unique contribution to this debate is to provide a space of enquiry rather than argument, to ask questions rather than provide answers, and to explore key aspects of forgiveness and its impact through individual real life stories.

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Themes

Analysis of the many stories The Forgiveness Project has collected over the years shows that while forgiveness is not a linear process, and seldom a one-off event, nevertheless certain qualities and values feature in most of the stories.

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Countries

These stories come from all over the world and whether they focus on mending broken hearts or broken communities, show that forgiveness is about connecting to a common, shared humanity.

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Gwen Gibson

"The Restorative Justice conference taught me a lot. I learned that I should not be so judgemental."

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Aqeela Sherrills and Calvin Hodges

"I had the opportunity to retaliate, but I decided that revenge shouldn’t be Terrell’s legacy."

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Rosalyn Boyce

"So long as I still harboured feelings of revenge and hatred, I was locking myself in a prison cell in my own mind. Forgiveness seemed to offer freedom.

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Ivan Humble

"Suddenly I was hit by this immense guilt. How could I hate Muslims when I’d been so welcomed by them!"

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RESTORE Programme

An award-winning, intensive group based intervention programme that supports prisoners in their process of change towards desistance from crime.

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The F Word exhibition

A thought provoking collection of arresting images and personal narratives exploring forgiveness in the face of atrocity.

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Education Resources

Download our free Education Resources now to explore forgiveness, justice and empathy with young people aged 14+.

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COURSE: The Transforming Power of Storytelling

Learning, insights and processes from the frontline of forgiveness.

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Tickets: From £210.00

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Location: Room tbc,Montpelier Ave, London