A family's desperate dash to freedom
Fleeing for their faith
“Lord, where are You taking us?” his wife remembers praying as they changed planes in Germany, then landed in Sweden. The whole trip seemed a dream. God's intervention was evident at every turn. In the cold darkness on Wednesday morning, December 5, Aygul herded their four sleepy children up a stairs into a small, furnished apartment in Sweden provided by new friends. “We still don’t know why we are here," she says. "But now we must learn the language, adapt to this climate and culture, and get our health strong again.” She is expecting their fifth child in April. How did it happen? Why is he free? How did they get asylum in Sweden? They say the only answer is God's mercy, according to World Watch Monitor.
And now they are waiting to see what God has planned for them next.