CHAMPION OF FORGIVENESS
Don Miguel Ruiz
Best-selling author, Don Miguel Ruiz, who shares the powerful teachings of the Toltec tradition in his books, received the Champion of Forgiveness award for his compelling insights into the power of forgiveness.
Mr. Ruiz, the son of a curandera (healer) mother and student of a nagual (shaman) grandfather in Mexico, combined his early training in Mexico with a western education as a medical doctor to create a powerful combination that is transforming lives around the world.
His books The Four Agreements (1997), a New York Times best seller, The Mastery of Love (1999), The Four Agreements Companion Book (2000), and Prayers (2001) all supplement his many training courses which incorporate the act of forgiveness as one of the tools that teach people how to overcome their destructive behaviors and move to higher, more effective levels of consciousness.
His work has gained an international following of disciples all over the world.
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.