Many people change their beliefs as a result of their personal experiences, or social and cultural influences.
If the concept of God has any validity or any use, it can only be to make us larger, freer, and more loving. If God cannot do this, then it is time we got rid of Him.
Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.
Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.