I think everyone questions their faith at some point—especially teens. The beautiful song “Dear God” spoke to my doubts:
“But all the people you made in your image, see
them starving on their feet because they don’t get
enough to eat from God, I can’t believe in you.”
Depeche Mode, who wrote songs dedicated to faith (“Reach Out and Touch Faith”) about a sixteen-year-old’s suicide, where belief didn’t ease her suffering:
XTC also sang lighter songs:
There’s nothing I appreciated more than when song lyrics gave voice to my thoughts, doubts, feelings. I still feel that way.