In which case I would argue that you never did. At best, you saw God as a kid sees Santa Claus.
Phat...Celebrating 20 years of telling others how and what they believed as children!
At best, you saw God as a kid sees Santa Claus. How many kids do you know that had a personal relationship with Santa Claus?
A gentle reminder that you are the one here telling us that there is an invisible entity who sees us when we're sleeping, and knows when we're awake; Who knows if we've been bad or good, and that we should be good for goodness sake...or he will grab us and torture us with fire.