Atheist though I am, there are times when I look to the heavens and mouth the word “Help!”
What I have trouble doing, however, is saying that to any actual human person.
Which helps me understand the appeal of religion. There are some things you can’t quite bring yourself to confess to another human, but sometimes you just need to talk.
I don’t know if it’s the way I was raised or the books I read, but I have to go through a series of mental gymnastics in order to justify asking anybody else for assistance. Read more about Help!