I think that our particular experience of a thing goes a long way to our tolerance of a thing. I had positive church experiences as a child, but I am not religious – I am a naturalist – we live in natural universe and there’s been nothing that we haven’t been able to sufficiently explain and what we can’t – we need to improve technology and theories for.
There’s no need to put “god” on the answer line as a placeholder until we sort it out ourselves. believing in gods means not understanding the world – and that practice generally leads to a run on virgin sacrifices. so, save the virgins for something better than a harvest or a quiet volcano – and learn to understand the universe without resorting to supernatural agents