One young man from England’s life was profoundly changed by this experience. For the first time, he got a basic understanding of the conflict and found out why it is so important for him to be involved in reconciliation in the Holy Land as an Englishman.
“Regardless of the history we read, or the history we know from our own people and families, we must learn to listen to each other. We must hear each other’s pain. Our perception of what happened is often just as influential as the truth of what happened. Through listening to one another and hearing each other’s stories, we can minimize the gap between what we think and what we know.”