Your mother told you to be good, and so did your father. It turns out, goodness, also known as virtue, is complicated. A skilled teacher can tell us how to be good, but then we have to make the decisions and act on what we know.
The Bible says we are without excuse and it is clear that we can know the right thing. But, knowing is the easy part. Human history shows that we have problems with doing.
My way to find God was to ask for help with doing. I wanted to be more than educated, but the knowledge was a good start.
READ: Virtue Ethics