Qanon – A Personal Awakening

If you haven’t heard yet of Q Anon, you will. Perhaps you’ve already heard of this mysterious internet figure but haven’t decided yet what you believe about him (or her). I’ve been researching Q and I’d like to share a few things that I’ve learned.

My wife discovered most of the people I follow on YouTube and Periscope. She has a knack for finding good content providers. She’ll be listening to a video when a pearl of wisdom will drop into a quiet room. I’ll wander over and ask who she’s listening to. One day she was listening to a YouTuber named Tracy Beanz as she read a post from Q.

“What is a key?
What is a key used for?
What is a guard?
What is a guard used for?
Who unlocked the door of all doors?
Was it pre-planned?
Do you believe in coincidences?
What is information?
Who controls the release of information?
Who disseminates information?
What is the MSM?
Who controls the MSM?
Who really controls the MSM?
Why are we made to believe the MSM are the only credible news sources?”

A couple of times a week, Denise would listen to Tracy decode of the latest Q post.

I tried to ignore it. I had books to write and Q seemed like a waste of time. What’s with the coded messages anyway? And the cryptic questions… what purpose did they serve?

One night in December of 2017, I had a dream where I met a man. As we sat on a couch and talked, he informed me that my understanding of historical events was wrong. One by one, he recalled events from history and corrected my false perceptions of them. Then we got up and walked into a large, open room. As we walked, he asked questions. He mentioned the names of a couple of famous people. Then he mentioned a news headline  “Do you remember these people? Do you remember the event? How are they connected?” He brought up another event and a couple more people. “Do you know who they are? How were they involved?” The questions went on. In the dream, I realized that this was exactly the way Q speaks. Suddenly, he stopped and turned to look me in the eye. “Do you understand that this is primarily about the children?” With that, the dream ended. You might think dreams are random, meaningless occurrences. But I’ve learned otherwise. I spent the next week reviewing videos that decoded Q posts. Then I began researching Q for myself. It wasn’t long before I had a grasp of the overall message Q was conveying. A few weeks later, I was doing my own Q decodes on Periscope and then Youtube.

Q was first embraced by those who follow internet conspiracies. I suspect that was by design. Q could have posted about any one of a thousand topics but he chose ones that interest conspiracy researchers. Why? Because he was recruiting researchers for a specific type of work. What better way to bring them aboard than to drop intelligence (from reliable government sources) on their favorite subjects?

Q’s mission happens to involve people who are the subject of conspiracy theories but his discussion of those subjects has been limited because (at this point in the operation) the more those subjects are discussed, the more the entire thing appears to be a conspiracy. Developing a core group of dedicated researchers was necessary to get the program off the ground. Q provided just enough information on those subjects to recruit the right kind of people but not enough to destroy the credibility of the program. Over time, Q has posted on subjects that are more mainstream.

Many articles have been written attempting to debunk Q. I’ve read nearly all of them. Two approaches are commonly used. Critics generally attack the credibility of people reporting on Q rather than scrutinizing Q personally or analyzing the things he’s posted. (I have yet to see anyone attempt, let alone succeed at debunking the information Q has provided.) These personal (ad hominem) attacks on Q researchers do nothing to help determine whether Q and his information can be trusted.

A second approach is to point out that only tin-foil-hat conspiracy theorists take Q seriously. They note that Alex Jones and Jerome Corsi are the two main proponents of Q. They toss in a few ridiculous claims that have been made by Q decoders and assure readers there’s no reason to take Q seriously.

It’s true that Jerome Corsi and Alex Jones seemed early on, to be proponents of Q. But it appears their long-term goal was to sabotage the movement. Jones tried to convince people he had his own version of Q—a supposed intelligence insider named Zach who would ultimately replace Q. Corsi’s decodes drew a large following. At a future time, it seemed he planned to discredit Q and lead his followers back to Jones and Infowars. That plan is outlined in this article which was confirmed by Q. When Q posted the article, Corsi immediately denounced Q as a fraud.

Why 4chan?
Q originally posted on the 4chan internet board politically incorrect (sometimes called /pol/). That board was chosen for specific reasons. First, it’s an image board. Posts are displayed as images with text. It’s easy to take screenshots of messages and image files can be attached to posts. That makes it popular among meme artists.

Memes were instrumental in the 2016 Presidential election. Supporters of candidate Trump successfully defeated attempts by social media to censor their political views by using memes. Social media platforms use Artificial Intelligence to assess the meaning of posts, which can be downgraded in algorithms based on keywords. Memes convey messages without using text, thus Artificial Intelligence can’t accurately assign meaning to them.

4chan is known for its researchers (and hackers) who are adept at bringing together information found in articles, videos, public records and other sources. Those who post on 4chan can remain anonymous. By day the anons work as mechanics, legal assistants, waitresses and air traffic controllers. By night, they research the clues Q has dropped, without the knowledge of their employers.

Why Riddles?
The disciples of Jesus asked why he taught in parables. He said it was to reveal the truth to those with ears to hear while concealing it from those with darkened hearts (my paraphrase). Q posts in riddles for much the same reason. There are many people watching Q. Some are friends. Some are enemies. Q needs to convey factual information to the researchers who are working with him while providing disinformation to his enemies. By using codes, anagrams, symbols, and double meanings, Q creates a necessary degree of uncertainty that keeps everyone guessing. Q doesn’t confirm the decodes of his enemies. They’re left in the dark. He provides confirmation for those who are on the team. The coded messages also defeat the Artificial Intelligence used by Q’s enemies.

Expand Your Thinking
Another criticism of Q is that his posts are so vague they could be interpreted any way we want. Five people could decode a message five different ways and each could claim to have the correct decode. This is a valid observation. And sadly, I’ve seen many people on Twitter and Reddit claim to have correctly decoded a Q post no one else had figured out.

This approach to decoding may be used but it completely ignores the system set up by Q to confirm correct decodes. In early November, Q posted often. He responded to good questions, provided additional clues when someone was on the right track and congratulated anyone who correctly solved a riddle. After a couple of months of fine-tuning the approach that researchers were using, Q was regularly confirming the work of the anons.

The entire point of Q’s posts is to encourage research on certain topics and provide additional information and confirmation to those who are doing accurate work. Initially, the only way to have your work confirmed was to post it on 4chan (later 8chan) and hope Q reposted it. Today, Q seems to be watching Twitter and Reddit as a number of researchers on those platforms have had their work confirmed by Q.

Rabbit Holes and Occam’s Razor
Since becoming a Q researcher, I’ve been adopted by a group of people who have a great interest in connecting rich and powerful people to their shady activities. My new friends will note suspicious people and activities and see if they can find connections between them. This approach to explaining odd events leads one into ever-growing circles of possibility. Exploring the many possible explanations for an event is like exploring a rabbit hole. You never know where it will lead. I admire my friends’ zeal but Occam’s razor must be taken into account:

All things being equal, the simplest explanation tends to be the correct one. 

If you walked outside and found an egg lying in your driveway, what would be the most likely explanation for it? A stray hen wandered by and laid it, perhaps? Or maybe it dropped from a shopping bag. These explanations involve little in the way of improbability. But suppose we say the egg came from a man who suffered a sudden onset of mental illness. In a state of confusion, he dressed in a blue chicken outfit, bought some eggs and scattered them around town. Most people would think this explanation improbable. Why? Consider the mathematical odds of someone in your town suddenly becoming mentally ill. Add to those odds, the probability that he would choose to dress in a chicken outfit. Add to those odds the likelihood that the outfit would be blue. Add to those odds the likelihood that he would scatter eggs through town. And now factor in the odds that he would place an egg in your driveway. We’re now somewhere in the billion to one neighborhood.

Each step away from the simplest explanation increases the likelihood that a theory will be incorrect. But that doesn’t mean the simplest explanation is always right. We’re only discussing mathematical probability. People are prone to odd behavior. Behavior that defies probability. If you’re overly skeptical, you’ll dismiss possible explanations that may be worth considering. If you’re overly curious, you’ll spend your life digging through rabbit holes that lead nowhere. I think the best approach is a balanced one—a little curiosity and a healthy dose of skepticism.

My approach to decoding Q’s posts is to look first at what Q has confirmed and what he hasn’t confirmed. I post my theories going with the most likely explanations first. If they aren’t confirmed, I consider less likely ones. If they aren’t confirmed, and I want to solve the riddle, I’ll move to even less likely ones. Once I get confirmation, I’ll consider related possibilities. If I get confirmation on one, I throw out another and keep going as long as I’m receiving confirmation. Confirmations from Q are like a trail of breadcrumbs that guide you along the right path. If you get enough of your hunches confirmed, you’ll eventually end up at the truth. They key is to look at what Q has confirmed and adjust your thinking accordingly.

Moving on the Chans
Q initially set up shop on 4chan the last week of October 2017. By late November, he had run into enough opposition that the decision was made to move to 8chan. It’s obvious that critics of Q haven’t researched his posts because they almost universally state that he is posting on 4chan and not 8chan. During the nearly nine months Q has been posting, he was on 4chan for only one month.

The Boards
A 2-board system has been in use since moving to 8chan. Q posts on one board that he controls which can be viewed but not commented on. These posts are mostly milestones. Most are not intended to be researched. The name of that board is /PatriotsFight/. The name of Q’s personal board changes as Q moves through different phases of his mission. The previous board name was /GreatAwakening/. Any post that is intended to be researched is cross-posted to the Research Board where anyone can comment on it. That board has a group of people (bakers) who facilitate the conversations (threads or breads).

Reading Q’s Posts
Because 8chan isn’t easy for the average person to access and it’s filled with memes that may be offensive, most people access Q via websites that pull posts from the research board and display them for the general public. and qanon.posts are the websites I use. There are also mobile apps (Android) (iOs) that will alert you to new Q posts and display them.

Who is Q?
I have my own thoughts on who Q is but I think it’s best if you arrive at that decision on your own. For what it’s worth, most researchers believe Q is a small team of people rather than an individual.

Q’s Purpose and Mission
I won’t tell you what I believe Q’s purpose and mission are. I’d rather you discover them for yourself but I will say this: As I’ve researched the things Q has posted, I’ve realized that my understanding of historical facts has been incorrect. The same is true of my perception of the roles of government, corporations, the mainstream media, and Hollywood. Just like in the dream, Q has awakened me to the truth. At least a dozen people who have discovered Q through my research have reported the same thing.

Final Thoughts
I realize that Q won’t be around forever. The mission seems to have defined objectives that need to be accomplished through a number of stages. When it’s complete, there will be no tactical reason for Q to continue posting, though he and the team may remain active on the board for the sake of camaraderie.

Some have accused followers of idolizing Q. There may be some truth to that, but Q has never sought the glory or praise of men. He has often said, “Do not glorify us. We work for you.” If anyone has made Q an idol it is out of ignorance of the true God, whom Q frequently points us to.

I consider the task of decoding Q to be a temporary assignment. I’ve put other projects on hold to devote nearly all my time to researching Q posts. I have a novel that’s finished except for final editing but I haven’t moved forward on it (or my other books) because God has reminded me daily of the importance of this assignment. We’ve been blessed by those who have supported us financially but many people in this movement have lost jobs, homes, and families while working with the Q Clearance Patriot and they’ve received no financial compensation. I appreciate their sacrifice and the love, prayers and support you have given all of us during these last nine months.


If you’re interested in articles on Q, you might check out the ones listed below:

Martin Geddes is a communications specialist who wrote this: WWG1WGA: The greatest communications event in history

Ted Mann is a Hollywood writer who penned this article: The Story of Q

Chris Jacobsen is a Christian writer, who wrote this: Compassion in the Aftermath of The Storm

Twitter Threads:

A number of people create Q threads on Twitter. Two of my favorites are Lisa Mei Crowley and Paul Serran.


If videos are more your style, I have a series of YouTube videos on Q:

Here’s a short one for beginners: Q For Beginners Part 1

Here’s a long one for beginners: Q Anon for Beginners

Here’s one that examines the accuracy of Q’s information: Q Proofs

Where we go one, we go all.

Praying Medic

Talent, Gifting and Persistence

I ran across a brilliant article by Jeff Goins which challenges traditional thinking about natural-born talent. The conclusion he (and many researchers) have come to is that with rare exception, there are few people born with any true natural talent. Contrary to how things may appear, most people don’t excel because of talent, but persistence. They succeed because they put in the long hours required to master the thing they’re passionate about. Conversely, those who don’t succeed are not the victims of less talent or gifting but a lack of persistence. They’ve simply chosen not to put in the hours of practice.

Whenever I teach on prophecy, healing, or some other manifestation of the kingdom and share my my belief that anyone can do these things, there are those who resist my message because they’ve been taught these things are a matter of gifting. And as we all know, gifts are not equally distributed to everyone.

The belief that operating in the supernatural is only for a few gifted people is often reinforced by the fact that we’ve prayed for ourselves and we’re still not healed. And when we do get up the courage to pray for someone else it’s usually a person who has received prayer from hundreds of people and has not yet been healed.

If you’re a beginner, failure to get yourself healed or to heal a difficult case is not a good measure of your healing abilities. Would you expect a first-year art student to paint a replica of the Sistine Chapel? If you’re a beginner, you might start by praying for someone with a sprained ankle, knee pain, or carpal tunnel in their wrist. Orthopedic injuries like these are easy for beginners to heal.

Todd White and Pete Cabrera operate powerfully in healing. Many hold them up as proof that God gives certain people special gifts. How else could they operate so effectively while the rest of us struggle miserably? Surely it must be because they’re gifted. There are two distinct ways in which healing operates and both work contrary to the way many of us have been taught.

One way is when healing manifests as a gift of the Holy Spirit. Like any other gift, when healing operates this way, it’s completely dependent upon the operation of the Holy Spirit through the individual. But consider this: when healing operates as a gift of the Holy Spirit, it is not something the individual possesses. The gift is not given to them. It’s a temporary manifestation of the Holy Spirit through them. Healing as a gift of the Holy spirit is available to every believer and is distributed to believers as He wills, though not equally. If you want to operate in the gift of healing (or any gift) Paul’s exhortation shows you what to do: Earnestly desire the best gifts and don’t be afraid to ask for them.

Healing is also part of the commission Jesus gave His disciples. When healing is used this way, it’s a matter of exercising authority, releasing power or both. A king may require years of practice before learning to wisely exercise his authority. In the same way, healing by the exercise of our authority is more like a skill that must be learned, than a gift.

In Luke chapter 10 we read about the commission Jesus gave His disciples to go out into the villages and heal the sick. He gave them power and authority to heal in His name. In chapter 11 he taught them a few things they would need to be successful: One was how to pray. The other was how to be persistent. I don’t think He chose the most talented or gifted people, but I suspect he may have found a few who would not quit. The things they were about to endure would require it.

Talents are a blessing from God, but many times they remain undeveloped and never reach their potential. When God gives us a gift, He gives a part of Himself. But too often, His gifts lie discarded and unused. Persistence is a different matter altogether.

Persistence is an issue of the will and as such, it is under our control. You can’t do anything about the gifting or talent you haven’t received, but what you lack in talent or gifting you can acquire through persistence. If you train yourself to be persistent, you’ll eventually surpass those who operate merely out of gifting or talent. Persistence is the great equalizer.

I’ll close with this observation from Steve Harmon:

Years ago, David Hogan met a man he greatly admired. This man moved in healing, signs and wonders to a larger degree than David. And if you know David Hogan, you know he moves in a high level of the power of God. David asked the man, “What’s the secret to your success?” The man replied, “When all the others quit, I kept going.”

If you’re interested in learning more I wrote an entire chapter on this subject in my book Divine Healing Made Simple.


My Appearance in the Court of Heaven

In January of 2010, I had a dream in which I received a document from the court of heaven. The document was an order requiring people to be given the information they needed to complete their kingdom assignments. The information to be given was restricted to that which pertained to a person’s geographic region. It had no expiration date.

Prior to having this dream, I knew virtually nothing about the courts of heaven. After having the dream my understanding came very slowly. There is very little information available on the subject. Most of what I know is second-hand information that I received from people who were courageous (or foolish) enough to appear in court to plead their case.

In February of this year, I became sick with one of the worst viral infections I’ve ever had. My wife and I prayed to the best of our ability using the strategies we normally use, but the virus would not leave. My wife posted a prayer request on Facebook which got several hundred friends praying for my healing. A couple of friends even started a Facebook “event” to post updates on my condition and to recruit people to pray. Despite all this the fever, chills, and weakness kept me in bed for almost 4 straight days. A couple of times on the 3rd and 4th days I felt as if I was getting better so I logged onto Facebook to post an update, but a few hours later the fever and chills returned.

On the fourth night of my illness, as I was getting ready to go to sleep and my eyes were closed, in my mind’s eye I saw what looked like a bookcase with law books on it. This was a simple image that appeared in my mind. There was nothing mysterious about it. The image was rather ordinary looking. Visions from God usually appear in our mind and are often very similar in appearance to the usual images we might see that come from our soul.

One difference between visions that God gives us and the images that are inspired by our soul is that images from God are difficult or impossible to manipulate willfully, whereas images from our soul can be changed or made to disappear by exerting our will over them. A second difference is that images from God tend to come on spontaneously with no effort or involvement of our will, where images that originate in our soul require some degree of intention and focus on our part to make them appear. Since the soul is the seat of our will and emotions, either an emotion or the exercise of our will can make these images appear and disappear.

court-of-heaven-praying-medicAs I looked at the image of the bookcase, I noticed there were a few golden fixtures nearby. They were not immediately apparent, but the more I focused on the image, the more I began to see these subtle details appear. The scene reminded me a little of my grandfather’s house. My grandfather was an attorney. Every bedroom in his house had bookcases lining the walls holding the law books that he owned. Looking at the bookcase in the vision, I asked my wife, “Why am I seeing something that looks like a courtroom?”

Now I wasn’t absolutely certain that what I was seeing in the vision was a courtroom, much less the court of heaven. This is where the line is drawn between knowing something with certainty and choosing to believe it is true because you trust the One who is leading you. It’s possible that I was mistaken, and that this was just something my imagination conjured up. But I chose to believe instead that God was inviting me into the court of heaven to plead my case concerning my illness. Based on that assumption – I made another assumption that somehow my spirit had appeared in the court of heaven and if that was the case – it seemed as though I should to speak to the court, though I saw no one present who could hear me.

Notice that we must move from one assumption to another in order to move forward on this path. Each new assumption is based on the previous one. Traveling (or translation) in the spirit is done by faith and faith alone. Faith allows us to believe that what we are seeing is real and it helps us get from one place to another or from one situation to another. Faith builds bridges that span the gaps of our understanding so our spirit may walk peacefully in heavenly places.

Though I saw no one else in the vision, once I made the decision to believe that I was in court, my next step was to believe that a judge must be present and presiding over my case. It would be illogical to appear in court if there were no judge. God is not illogical, so it was safe for me to believe a judge had to be present though I did not see one. This required a bit more faith. When it comes to the things of the spirit we really do see through a glass, darkly.

I had a conversation with Steve Harmon a few months ago where we talked about his experiences in the court of heaven. He told me not to worry too much about knowing the correct procedures when I go there. He said that beginners are usually given a fair amount of freedom to make mistakes, but the more experience you have, the more you’re expected to know and follow procedural guidelines. Being very new to this, I expected to receive grace where issues of procedural correctness were concerned.

I’ve appeared in various human courts at different times in my life. I defended myself during my divorce proceeding and in a criminal case that lasted more than a year. These experiences gave me some familiarity with how to conduct myself in court. In the courts of man – parties representing themselves are usually given a lot of latitude where procedural issues are concerned because judges know that most non-lawyers aren’t familiar with the rules of the court. This knowledge gave me the confidence I needed to speak for myself.

court-of-heaven-praying-medicI remembered Ian Clayton saying it’s a good idea to call your accuser to appear with you in court, so I asked the court to summon my accuser. What I saw next was something like a swirling cloud of darkness that was far away, which began moving toward me. After about ten seconds it seemed like it was beside me in the courtroom.

Knowing that my enemy is also called the accuser of the brethren, who stands before God accusing us day and night (Rev 12:10) I asked that the accusations against me be read. I heard nothing. But as I turned to look at the cloud of darkness, words like “blasphemy” and “liar” appeared to be visible in the cloud. I assumed that these were the charges against me – and the reason why the enemy felt he had a legal right to afflict me with sickness.

My Defense

The court of heaven operates under different principles than human courts. While human courts say that their goal is to arrive at the truth, they allow false testimony to be given. Witnesses who testify in human courts often have one goal; getting a decision granted in their favor, regardless of whether they are guilty or innocent. Human courts permit people to testify falsely, but the court of heaven does not. So I had a problem; the accusations the adversary brought against me were true. How does one defend themselves against true accusations in the court of heaven?

I remembered Ian Clayton saying that Jesus gave us instruction about how to deal with our adversary:

Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are on the way with him, lest your adversary deliver you to the judge, the judge hand you over to the officer, and you be thrown into prison” (Matthew 5:25).

Jesus actually gave us a defense strategy in the Sermon on the Mount that can be used the court of heaven. So I did not dispute the accusations brought against me. To do so would require me to lie and there was no way I was going to give a false testimony in the court of heaven.

I remembered Ian’s strategy of standing under the blood of Jesus and using its cleansing of all his sins as defense argument. So I said to the court that I stand under the blood of Jesus, which cleanses me of all unrighteousness and makes me spotless and blameless in the sight of God.

I then remembered someone sharing a testimony about their appearance in the court of heaven and when they were asked to give their defense they didn’t know what to say. I believe an angel suggested that they should ask for the books to be opened. In that story, an angel came forth with a book, which was opened and the accusations against him were not found written in the book. So I asked for the books to be opened.

At this point, the vision that I was seeing in my mind changed. I saw what looked like a stone cliff. I could see that there was a small room hidden behind a secret door at the base of the cliff. I saw the door to the hidden room open and a warm glow of light came from inside the room. Then the door shut. Next, I saw a book opened before me. It took a few seconds for the image to become clear, but I definitely saw a book that was open. On the edges of the left-hand page, I saw a faintly visible flower pattern. There was no decoration on the right-hand page. As I looked at the pages of the book it was obvious that there was nothing written on them. They were blank. It was time to make another assumption.

I assumed that the book was a record of my sins. It was another assumption that required a leap of faith, but I know what the bible says on this issue so it wasn’t a big leap. Because there was nothing written in the book, I took this as an indication that my sins had been removed from the written record in heaven, being washed away by the blood of the lamb. So I made a short speech to the court noting that the book showed no record of my sins, because the blood of the lamb, slain before the foundations of the earth had washed them away once and for all. I said that since my sins had been washed away — there was no basis for the affliction the enemy had brought upon me. I asked for a decision from the court to have the sickness removed since the enemy had no legal right to afflict me. This was where the visions of the court ended.

I did not expect my symptoms to disappear immediately. I have several Facebook friends who seemed to have the same virus. They reported that their symptoms had persisted for weeks. I know that once an adversary has been evicted, it can take time for him to leave. I wanted to keep my expectations realistic and I figured that if I had no symptoms after 24 hours I would consider it a victory. The fever and chills persisted through the night. In the morning the fever left only to return later in the day. At 3:00 in the afternoon my temperature was 100.5 ° (38° C) but by 6:00 it was down to 97° (36° C). I slept well that night, believing the decision from the court had taken effect. The fever never returned.

Follow-Up Questions
For those who want to know a little more about what this experience was like — here are my answers to the questions you’re probably wondering about:

The entire series of interactions that I described above took no more than ten minutes. It may seem like these things are drawn out over a long period of time, but most of my experiences involving spiritual travel have been rather short.

While I speak as though my spirit was in heaven, I’m absolutely certain that my physical body never left my bedroom. Sometimes it’s hard to tell if you’re traveling out of your body or in your body, but with this experience, there was no doubt that I traveled only in my spirit. I felt no strange sensations in my physical body during the experience.

I did not see angels, a judge or any other spiritual beings of any kind except for the cloud of darkness that was my adversary. It’s not uncommon for people to see other spirit beings in these experiences, but my ability to see any other spirits was restricted.

Through the entire experience, I heard nothing audible. All communication was done through visions that God showed me in my mind and things I either said aloud or thought in my mind.

To be perfectly honest, the experience was not as thrilling or bizarre as you might expect. In many ways, it was very normal. It’s something I think anyone could do, given the right set of circumstances and a little faith.

When the Cause Is Witchcraft
My Abortion Goes Before the Court of Heaven
The Court of Heaven and the Mindset of Consumerism
The Court of Heaven – Wisdom Appears
The Courts of Heaven: Answering the Critics

For more information on spiritual travel you might check out my book Traveling in the Spirit Made Simple.

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