Canada

Margot Van Sluytman

2020-04-16T22:42:27+01:00

"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

2020-04-17T08:41:21+01:00

"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

2020-04-16T21:02:13+01:00

"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

2020-04-24T09:13:51+01:00

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

Shannon Moroney

2020-04-16T21:45:21+01:00

"I hated his actions, but I could not hate the person. Now I understand that, for me, this was an act of forgiveness."

Anne Marie Hagan

2020-04-16T13:01:40+01:00

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