The day after we got home, we took the kids outside to enjoy the sunshine and play in the grass. We set them down on the grass……

And they started crying! They had never experienced grass of the type that is typical in Michigan! It was different than what they were used to………

We purposely came a little bit later to church on Sunday so that the kids wouldn’t get too overwhelmed. It was a very overwhelming experience for all of us.

Worshipping with 500 people who all knew Abby and Isaac. Knew of the struggles to get them home and were so excited to see them here. And then one of the first songs that we sang was one that they knew from their time at GLA……..

Immediately it increased their comfort levels and you could see that……