I have heard most of my life that God will show me the way. In the backcountry, rock cairns show the way so the hiker can avoid getting lost (it also ‘protects’ the intrepid hiker from the adventures open only to wanderers). Cairns feel more like gods to me than the distant force hiding from humanity. The beauty of cairns is no one claims there is only one true cairn holding ultimate truth. It is universally accepted, it takes many different cairns to show the way.