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To Own a Dragon: Reflections on Growing up Without a Father Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 14, Spirituality Summary

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Chapter 14, Spirituality Summary and Analysis

Miller makes a conscious decision to end the book with a chapter about spirituality. He struggles, however, with the specifics. He explains that spiritual matters draw him because he believes people hold importance with God.

All people struggle, not only those without fathers. All of humanity shows this need, in writing, in music and in action. Sometimes, hardships in a person's life cause him to feel abandoned by God as well. However, Miller explains that God never leaves a person, though a person may flee God. In turn, God seeks out his children like a good father. To illustrate this, the Bible refers to God as a shepherd.

Since he had moved out on his own, Miller sees much less of the MacMurray family. However, John MacMurray and Donald Miller meet regularly to discuss the chapters of this book. In the last meeting...

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