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    Lessons Learnt | The Shack

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    The thought of losing my son is one that sends a pain down my chest. It causes me to bite the inside of my bottom lip and stare intensely into nothingness as I realise that such grief is one that I could never bare. That’s why when Mack, the protagonist in The Shack, discovers that his six-year-old daughter Missy has not only been kidnapped but murdered, I very nearly stopped reading. How does a parent recover from such grief? Even more so, how does a parent who has an awareness of God ever trust Him again? I’m not sure if I would. Mack didn’t. Instead, a life that was once...