Margot Van Sluytman


"At first I hated the very notion of forgiveness. To tell someone who is in pain to forgive is brutal. Forgiveness can’t be prescriptive."

Christopher Emmanuel


"My anger broke and tears filled my eyes as I cried the tears that I’d never been able to shed as a child."

Tony McAleer


"In that process I learned that to hold the ideology of separation, or racism, you have to have a closed heart. An open heart makes the ideology irrelevant."

Wilma Derksen


"At times it was incredibly tough. People said we couldn’t have loved Candace because we forgave. "

Anne Marie Hagan


"Forgiveness is recognizing that the offender is a human being who is deserving of kindness, compassion and love despite the harm they have done."

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