The shack’s garden is a “mess” only in that it lacks a human concept of order. It is stunning and without blemish, and because of this, the analogy trivializes Mack’s sinful heart and his.
The Shack Response. The Shack Response. The Shack tells a story on two levels, one as a terrible tragedy and one as a parable or allegory. There will come a point several chapters into the book where you will have to make the decision to suspend disbelief to enter fully enter the storyline.