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.
October 23, 1998
Jesus speaks: My dear chosen one,
It is not what you experience and feel that determines the grace that is released from a heartfelt prayer. It is the disposition of the heart. It is your desire to love your God with your whole heart, your whole soul and your whole being. You will have to fight all attempts of Satan to block your heartfelt prayer. I have allowed you to experience ecstasies to help to record insights into the mysteries of My divine love.
My people, you must focus on your intention to love God with your whole heart, whole soul and whole being. Love is most dynamic, but many times it is so gentle and quiet as the peaceful breeze washing your tender face with love and care. Love can be experienced in the deepest sufferings as when one through anguishing pain watches a loved one slowly deteriorate with life threatening cancer. Love is in the heart, it is not selfish, seeking selfish gain. This love truly is the love the Father wishes you to have. It is the love that is patient with the teenage son, and the love that gives in a marriage which is one-sided. One loves because it is God's will. It is the love that embraces the wailing widow as she cries for relief and you stoop to hear her cries. Love is giving in this Shepherds of Christ Movement tirelessly, morning and night. Some spend hours when no one even knows, praying and talking to others to see that My wishes are done. Love is giving God your feet to wash in obedience when you think it should not be. Love is loving, it is not selfish and demanding, it is giving in service willingly according to the will of God. For what will it matter if you do all these deeds and have a bitter heart? You will miss your greatest reward in that bitterness. God wants conformity to His will in love. Love is being patient when you are tired and hungry and feel like screaming, but instead you pray and try to be as God wishes. To My death on the cross, I was in perfect peace. I am your beloved Savior, the Prince of Peace. My Mother is Queen of Peace. You will experience suffering. Being loving even during suffering helps to release great grace. You must ask to be spread with the Blood of Jesus and cast the devil far from you. You must realize I allow you to suffer. In the Mass you may experience great suffering, wishing to experience great gifts. I give as I see fit. Even when you do not experience special gifts, your suffering helps release great graces if you stay focused on Me and intercede through Mary's Immaculate Heart. When praying, you cannot judge the graces given by your experiences alone. Great graces are released when you must struggle to concentrate on the Mass and on what you are begging the Father to grant you. You must try to maintain a level, peaceful, attitude and ask for grace, tremendous grace, even when you do not feel that you are receiving it. Do not focus on yourselves and all that you want and all you do not have. Focus on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass when attending Mass even when it is most difficult. Intercede with the priest and all the faithful to the Father. Fight the temptation to be divided with any man. You cannot be divided with men, dead or alive. This will harm your union with Me. Intercede as never before.
1) Pray and know that soon the priestly newsletter will go to the far ends of the earth. Have faith, it is My instrument.
2) Do all you can to tell all about the daily messages on the Internet. I wish all Shepherds of Christ people to try to find an access to these messages so that they can live by them. We need your support in the Shepherds of Christ Movement. You must stay connected through prayers and these messages.
3) Pray for the success of the 6:30 p.m. prayer services in China, Indiana; Florida; and Morrow. They will be simple prayer services with a) the Shepherds of Christ Prayers from the prayer manual, b) the rosary from Rosary Book and Children's Rosary Book. This service will be short, c) the daily message will be read. Please publicize the daily messages and circulate in any way possible.
You can immensely help to bring about the Reign of the Sacred Heart and the triumph of Mary's Heart. Help the Shepherds of Christ accomplish all I and My Mother have asked you to do. Immensely help with the priestly newsletter and the chapters and pray yourselves. Help to begin prayer chapters in churches, schools, and families. Tell the priests about the newsletter. Help to begin prayer chapters in nursing homes and prisons. My beloved America, your Mother appears on the building in Florida and you have ignored her. You must pray. Please help Me My beloved earth. I am the Good Shepherd, help Me to shepherd the flock home to My Heart. They will hear My voice through consecration, and they will follow Me. Help Me to complete the mission My Mother began at Fatima.
Please, America, you must pray for the renewal of the Church and the world. You must pray for peace.
Do you want peace? Then you must harken to Me and pray as I have requested. Peace will be yours if you obey the Queen of Peace and listen to the words of the Prince of Peace. All you do will help make the difference. Help, HELP ME, PRAY FOR YOUR EARTH.
I address America because so many there have ignored Me. This has prevented My Movement from spreading more quickly to the world. Other countries have responded when they have been reached. I wish to reach the far ends of the earth and have the whole world praying. My Mother has asked all to gather as a body at 6:30 p.m. Florida time and pray the prayers in the Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual, the rosary and ask for the coming of the Holy Spirit.
Please My beloved earth, I address you, I ask all in America to help Me to spread this to the earth and tell them about the Lady in Florida.
Please circulate all daily messages all over the world to all. Please tell the priests We are a Movement praying for priests and circulating the priestly newsletter. Please help Us reach the priests with the priestly newsletter. Please pray with Us for the priests and the renewal of the Church and the world.
I love you,
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