“Tricia, what is it? What is that radiance about you? You’re like a beacon. Do you know that? What is it?”
“Absolutely. Any light you see is the light of Christ. I promise you. It’s Jesus in me.”
“And you don’t resist it?”
“Well, when Robb died, I took some time to decide if I was going to renegotiate this piece of my life. I needed to decide if I would still believe in life in Jesus.
“I decided this: if I believe God made me, then I can believe he created my emotions. And if he created my emotions, then he is bigger than them, and he can handle my honest, raw questions and reactions.
“God and I have had some shouting matches. We’ve had it out. We still do, fairly often. But I have to tell you, the truth is that Jesus is still the best thing out there.”