The Back Story

Thanks for visiting my site and reading my message. I wanted to leave behind some simple thoughts in an effort to get you to reflect on life. They were thoughts that came to me over the last year and I felt like they should be shared with others. Above all though, I wanted to spread a more important message. A spiritual message about life and death. One I laid out as a hidden message that I hope you were able to find.

It was shown to me at a time I needed it most and I hope it finds you and leaves a lasting impression.

If you weren’t able to find the hidden message on the main page here are a few hints:

  • The number at the top is intentional
  • Pay attention to the italicized letters
  • The last sentence is significant in finding your next starting point.

if you still weren’t able to find it, the decoded hidden message is to continue reading from 2 Corinthians 4:7-18

‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭4:7-18‬ ‭- NLT‬‬
““We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves. We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed. Through suffering, our bodies continue to share in the death of Jesus so that the life of Jesus may also be seen in our bodies. Yes, we live under constant danger of death because we serve Jesus, so that the life of Jesus will be evident in our dying bodies. So we live in the face of death, but this has resulted in eternal life for you. But we continue to preach because we have the same kind of faith the psalmist had when he said, “I believed in God, so I spoke.” We know that God, who raised the Lord Jesus, will also raise us with Jesus and present us to himself together with you. All of this is for your benefit. And as God’s grace reaches more and more people, there will be great thanksgiving, and God will receive more and more glory. That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever! So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever.”