In the pursuit of righteousness before God, pangs of guilt and doubt clouds our understanding of our relationship with Him. We are far more prone to understand God based on our own terms, or experiences, or what seems fair.
The contrasting forces of nature that can be at once beautiful and ugly can cause us to question the nature of God, or even his existence. In the all-out pursuit to find meaning and purpose in life, how many of us take the time to ponder the tough questions in life? How will God judge me? Why does he seemingly allow hate to flourish when there is so much potential for love?