Two ways to view life:
(1) We deserve absolutely nothing from God.
– versus –
(2) God owes us something.
~ The first statement is not quite right. We do deserve on thing from God. This is justice and it will come in the form of Hell. Outside of that however, we do not even deserve the chairs that we are sitting on.
~ The second statement is false.
That said I wonder how we would view our trials if we came at them from the vantage point of (1).