"It kind of just made me think, 'I've got to get on this,'" she continued. "So I talked to my kids, and they said, "Of course we're ready to go.' I said, 'OK, we'll go Sunday! It's been a really nice thing for my family."
Interestingly, even though the film had a spiritual effect on her family, Garner was initially reluctant to take the role because filming would keep her away her three children, Violet, Seraphina and Benjamin.
Garner revealed that while she felt “compelled to tell this story,” it was the support she received from one of her daughters that helped seal the deal. "She said, 'Mom, it's really your turn,” the mom-of-three explained. “We'll be OK. You should do it!'"
"I really feel compelled to tell this story," she added. noting that she got a little support from her daughter. "She said, 'Mom, it's really your turn. We'll be OK, you should do it!'"