Looking For Salvation at the Dairy Queen - Part I: Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Susan Gregg Gilmore
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Summary

Catherine Grace begins this chapter telling about her mother's death, which happened when she was 6 years old. Her mother was picking blackberries near the river when the current swept her over; she hit her head and drowned. For a child Catherine Grace's age, steeped in the church culture as she was, her mother's death was directly related to Jesus and heaven, which causes a fair bit of confusion to the young girl. Why did Jesus take her mother? Why not leave her on earth?

There are many memories of her mother related: cooking tomatoes, taking walks with Catherine Grace's baby doll in a doll buggy, her mother singing country music while hanging the laundry. Catherine isn't positive she can keep her attachment to God, but she remembers that her father was always faithful and trusted God even after such a tragedy occurred...

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