As I Lay Dying

“That’s what they mean by the love that passeth understanding: that pride, that furious desire to hide that abject nakedness”

This is from the scripture Ephesians 3:19. This is used to humanize a relationship between the family, and show how they rationalize many things with religion, affording them the right to never deal with the implicit issue. My mother is a preacher and I can relate deeply.