If your father is demanding or capricious or aloof or absent or mean or selfish or clueless, chances are your heart will think God is, too (even when your head knows better). The good news is that He understands.
“Lord, I do believe. Help my unbelief.” Mark 9:24
“Some of us believe that God is almighty and can do everything; . . . but that he is all-love and will do everything – there we draw back.” Julien of Norwich (1342-1416)