God does not lie to fascinate. God tells the truth but does so with both terror and compassion. I like that about God, that both. That plus the sense God is quite cozy with us forgiving Him and the world. God hasn’t done anything wrong except tell the truth, but exercising the freedom to forgive God reels us farther back toward affirmation, leaves us more at home with the world. This is insanity on God’s part. But God is on everybody’s side.