Why ‘The Story’?

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Hearing Falling TreesWe exist regardless of why we THINK we exist. Reality precedes perception. The sound waves come from a falling tree regardless of whether one is there to hear it. Likewise, the failure of a person standing in the woods to rightly interpret the sound as a tree falling does not affect whatever might have the misfortune to be in the path of that tumbled tree. Something is. I am a subset of that which IS, as are you. The question that is ultimate, is more or less: “Why …

5 Points of the Biblical Story

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YHWH is love.  All that is lovely and capable of love is from Him.  He is the source of everything good because he is the creator of all else. Man has been unloving.  Following deceiving spirits and the allure of pride, we have tried to find good outside of love; we have failed. YHWH is faithful love.  Even after trying to live outside of God’s love and way of life, God came and lived out love as a man and died for the unloving things man has done but rose …

Intro to UPG Scripture portions

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Draft1 Life is good, but life is hard. There are people we love, and people who love us. Yet, the people we care about are too often the people who hurt us and are hurt by us. We want to do good, and to have good done to us, but things don’t work out like we wish they would. We look for answers, and sometimes we get some answers. Too often, the answers we get are not satisfying. We hear stories of demons, and gods, and promises and threats, but …