LukeyoutheU is sometimes simple, sometimes complex, usually clear, and, occasionally, subtle. Like life. Like life, it offers invigoration. Of the many opportunities we are given, perhaps none are so real, none so divine, as the chance we have to be conscious contributors to life. We can be a positive difference/ make a positive difference on an individual and, potentially, life-systemic level.
LukeyoutheU looks at life, finds life, makes life by encouraging its readers and listeners to look at the stories we tell about life and from new perspectives. To form new synapses, thoughts, awarenesses, understandings, and actions through LyU's podcasts, essays, books, and this website.
The overview: life is vast. Rich. Deep. Spectacular, and spare. It has things that are easy to understand and also not a few paradoxes. Assigning everything as always good or bad, as unquestionably and always meaning one thing or another, except in a few cases limits are understanding of the eternal Good which is. We are small, tiny, and big, important players in this drama, in even our own lives, depending.
LukeyoutheU (LyU for short) is a look at life and at Life. A grappling with it. It is my attempt to, my finding and adding good to, Life. Three belief systems I find particularly helpful in this work: metaphysics, stories, and science.*
*I believe in
We are active participants in the creation of our realities. All of us. Every day.
History/ the past/ religions/ literature/ movies. Stories make sense of, and bring sense to, life.
The study of what currently and usually is. Often, the knowledge gained can lead to good.
This page's header photo has had painterly effects and color saturation added. No other header photos on the site were altered. I photographed all of them.