Forgive4Peace promotes forgiveness through education for the sake of world peace. Here we will share resources and make recommendations of materials that can accompany individuals along their road to interpersonal forgiveness. Feel free to contact us about resources you consider worthy of mention here.
In Knitting, Praying, Forgiving: A Pattern of Love and Forgiveness (by Cheryl Wunsch)
“She shares her story of faith and her journey to forgiving the young man who murdered her mother. She provides a user-friendly pattern to experience love and forgiveness with the craft of knitting and an ancient monastic prayer practice: Lectio Divina.”
My First White Friend: Confessions on Race, Love and Forgiveness (by Patricia Raybon)
“A brave and elegant narrative that owes much to the spirit of its potent message, My First White Friend invites readers of all races to explore the hard road from hatred to forgiveness, trust, love, letting go — and moving on.” (back cover)
“A powerful tale of hard-won racial healing.” Weekend Edition, National Public Radio
Left To Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust (by Immaculée Ilibagiza)
“Reading this book has truly changed my life—not in some distant future, but right now!”
-Vimala Rodgers, author and motivational speaker
“Left to Tell is an incredibly important story. It addresses both the best and the worst aspects of our humanity….Her story is timeless.”
-Steve Kalafer, three-time Academy Award–nominated producer
Forgiveness is a Choice (by Robert D. Enright, Ph.D)
University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Robert Enright and his students developed a series of guideposts that help a person arrive at forgiveness. There are four phases with questions and suggestions that help to measure progress. View an Excerpt from this book of ground-breaking research.