Macdy's Relationship With Mack

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“‘But if she hasn’t died, I wouldn’t be here now…’ ‘Mack, just because I work incredible good out of unspeakable truth doesn’t mean I orchestrate the tragedies. Don’t ever assume that my using something means I caused it or that I needed it to accomplish my purposes. That will only lead you to false notions about me.. Grace doesn’t depend on suffering to exist, but where there is suffering you will find grace in many facets and colours.’” Page 187/188
It is apparent that Mack is not only angry at God, but angry with himself. He was tormented by the thought that Missy had to die in order for him to grow as a person. God assures him that Missy death was not intentionally planned to strengthen Macks relationship with Papa. This was the confirmation that Mack needed in order to start the journey of forgiving himself and releasing himself of the burdens he persecuted himself with since Missy’s disappearance.
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God is very often a convenient outlet for the pain that is inflicted upon us. With this in mind, it is a decision whether to allow the trails to build barriers in your relationship with God or place your burdens on Him and rely in His love. I unquestionably know that suffering makes people closer to God, however the choice with how one deals with the hurt is up to you. So, will you choose to trust God, or accuse God? // Romans 8:28 “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”// “Don’t hang on to old hurts. You can spend your years blaming God, blaming other people. But in the end it was a choice.” Jenny B.
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