Linda Webb-Khakaba-Miller demonstrated the profound act of forgiveness when she chose not to hate for the tragedy she experienced in Kenya where she lived for 11 years. Her son was kidnapped by her foreign-born husband and taken to his country where she was not allowed any access to her son for many years.
An accomplished vocalist and lyricist, she blends African, West Indian, Celtic, gospel, blues, country, and pop musical idioms in her composition and performance of gutsy songs based on her own experiences of forgiveness, surrender, courage, and faith. Now the Musical Director at the Santa Rosa Church of Religious Science, she chose to resolve her pain in the writing of the song, Nothing Left But Forgiveness.
HEROES of Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Peace
The designation of "Hero of Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Peace" is bestowed upon those who have courageously and dramatically stepped forward to demonstrate and exemplify the concept of forgiveness, reconciliation and peace.
These are not necessarily famous people. They are often ordinary people who have chosen to express profound and genuine forgiveness in their personal lives. These people have experienced a transformation as a result of their act or acts of forgiveness and demonstrate how this change continues to manifest over time. Their stories can inspire and motivate ordinary people to act in a similar manner.
CHAMPIONS of Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Peace
The "Champions of Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Peace" designation is bestowed upon those whose professional work inspires and leads the way by defining, applying and spreading the concept of forgiveness reconciliation and peace.