while i question the existence any traditional god (but most likely a higher being of a sort), and often myself ask the question 'why doesn't god stop bad things from happening if he can?' the book 'A Tangled Skein' by Piers Anthony really explains it. I have noticed a lot of Atheist rebuttal is 'well if god is omnipotent why doesn't he stop bad things?' well the a fore mentioned book is about the incarnation of fate, and why she allows bad things to happen. She kills or hurts people to stop the masses from being killed or hurt. Such as killing the pilot of a plane so the terrorist can't take it, and kill everyone on the plane. Just a thing to think about. Discuss CIVILLY, please.
TL;DR read it, it helps...but maybe bad things happen for a reason.