They no longer hold that belief. We have the One who created the sunflower to walk through life with us and guard us from evil.
Surprisingly, this lovingly crafted gift, though fragile made the trip safely in a perfect size cardboard box.
We are home, sleeping in our own bed, catching up on our reality here in the USA while trying to process our experience in the Basque Country, and healing. Mike, who fell on his tail bone twice, went to the chiropractor for some adjustment, and I got sick the last day, had no voice or hearing on the trip back, so went to my doctor.