Mary has requested that the daily message be given each day to the world. It is read nightly at the prayer service from her Image Building in Clearwater, Florida, U.S.A. This is according to her request. All attempts will be made to publish this daily message to the world at 11 p.m. Eastern time, U.S.A.

We acknowledge that the final authority regarding these messages rests with the Holy See of Rome.

I appear my children on this former bank building in Florida, Our Lady Clothed with the Sun.

January 23, 1999   4:30 a.m. 

Jesus speaks: I wish people to respond to authority, but to do so of their free will.

Satan will create division where there is none.

Satan divides relationships.

I always work toward oneness.

I do not force, I give a free will to every person.

Satan works in the most subtle ways. He uses those in authority to apply pressure on others.

When one expects, looks forward to, and another interrupts and stops that expectation, when one pressures an already willing soul to do something after the person has given willingly so much and then pressure is applied to change a person's free will, one is applying pressure for the sake of controlling.

In an organization, I wish free response.

In the Reign of the Sacred Heart there will be men coming with free wills. Authority will be seen by all as God's will to achieve an end.

Manipulation is moving people around, assuming wrongful control to get the job done.

In this Movement, I wish the response to be that of acting freely according to God's will.

You cannot force an already strung out, willing soul for your own purpose.

Satan is tricky. He will use others to apply pressure on an open, willing soul when that person needs a period of rest.

Only a saint would withstand this testing.

It causes undue pressure if the soul would have responded willingly with 100% of energy, but has to struggle because free will has now been wrongfully imposed on by authority.

I wish all to respond freely. There is 100% energy in everything, unique creativeness, when the person is not pressured.

I am asking souls to respond freely to these messages.

Periods of rest are necessary for all. I worked 6 days, I rested on the 7th day.

Persons in authority expect a willing response, but do not take away one's freedom.

You must always be gentle, loving and kind, in dealing with one another.

I speak here of loving relationships in which one exercises authority. The intimacy of relationships will not grow when one applies pressure and is unkind.

Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How do I feel in my heart when I am divided with you?

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