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.
November 17, 1999
A Prayer for Intimacy with the Lamb, the Bridegroom of the Soul
Oh Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, come and act on my soul most intimately. I surrender myself, as I ask for the grace to let go, to just be as I exist in You and You act most intimately on my soul. You are the Initiator. I am the soul waiting Your favors as You act in me. I love You. I adore You. I worship You. Come and possess my soul with Your Divine Grace, as I experience You most intimately.
Messenger: Include Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center in 6:20 prayers
Jesus speaks: It takes time to know the truth.
You must spend time with Me and others working through issues that will lead to your acting in the truth and acting according to God's will.
It may be a struggle, but one well worth it.
Examination of conscience, looking at the previous day's events, or analyzing the events at the end of the day will help you see things you need to see.
Then the King will say to those on his right hand, "Come, you whom my Father has blessed, take as your heritage the kingdom prepared for you since the foundation of the world.
November 17, 1999 - Second Message
Jesus speaks: You do not know how unloving are the souls. Oh My child, I want you to work together in love. Loving one another, not being prideful and full of self, but working toward a goal of what God wants. I am testing your group to see how you will join in love, pulling together to do what the Father has asked you to do.
Oh, you do not see your unloving ways. Pray for grace and light and for peace. Pray to love and live in peace and harmony. Men must walk within the structure I provide or it won't work. Men in authority must work for My will, not control.
It is by your love for one another,
that everyone will recognise you
as my disciples.
You did not choose me,
no, I chose you;
and I commissioned you
to go out and to bear fruit,
fruit that will last;
so that the Father will give you
anything you ask him in my name.
Mary, Mother of God, Mother of all.
Messenger: See a woman bear a family of sons.
2 Mac 7:1, 20-31
The martyrdom of seven brothers
It also happened that seven brothers were arrested with their mother. The king tried to force them to taste some pork, which the Law forbids, by torturing them with whips and scourges.
But the mother was especially admirable and worthy of honourable remembrance, for she watched the death of seven sons in the course of a single day, and bravely endured it because of her hopes in the Lord. Indeed she encouraged each of them in their ancestral tongue; filled with noble conviction, she reinforced her womanly argument with manly courage, saying to them, I do not know how you appeared in my womb; it was not I who endowed you with breath and life, I had not the shaping of your every part. And hence, the Creator of the world, who made everyone and ordained the origin of all things, will in his mercy give you back breath and life, since for the sake of his laws you have no concern for yourselves.
Antiochus, thought he was being ridiculed, suspecting insult in the tone of her voice; and as the youngest was still alive he appealed to him not with mere words but with promises on oath to make him both rich and happy if he would abandon the traditions of his ancestors; he would make him his Friend and entrust him with public office. The young man took no notice at all, and so the king then appealed to the mother, urging her to advise the youth to save his life. After a great deal of urging on his part she agreed to try persuasion on her son. Bending over him, she fooled the cruel tyrant with these words, uttered in their ancestral tongue, My son, have pity on me; I carried you nine months in my womb and suckled you three years, fed you and reared you to the age you are now, and provided for you. I implore you, my child, look at the earth and sky and everything in them, and consider how God made them out of what did not exist, and that human beings come into being in the same way. Do not fear this executioner, but prove yourself worthy of your brothers and accept death, so that I may receive you back with them in the day of mercy.
She had hardly finished, when the young man said, What are you all waiting for? I will not comply with the kings ordinance; I obey the ordinance of the Law given to our ancestors through Moses. As for you, who have contrived every kind of evil against the Hebrews, you will certainly not escape the hands of God.
Messenger: See at the act of a man all their lives wiped out.
November 17, 1999 - Third Message
Jesus speaks: Your Mother cries out to you. See how one motion picture can wipe out the lives of so many of her children.
Good parents raise the children, feed them, love them, teach them and the devil can in a minute wipe out their lives through sin.
You must pray for your world and Church. Pray for your shepherds, My priests, that they teach the people.
Pray as I have instructed, spread the Blood of Jesus on them, consecrate their hearts, cast out the devil, pray for the coming of the Holy Spirit.
|Your Mother appears and cries to you.
Many in your world that should be teaching truth are butchering your children's little hearts, filling them with lies.
November 17, 1999 - Fourth Message
Messenger: My dear Jesus, I need you today to show me the truth. After Communion I know I am so close to you. I want the light to do Your will. Since You have told us to look into our past and examine our actions in an examination of conscience, I feel I am learning so much about my ways, good and bad.
Jesus speaks: My child, you must see the good you do as well as the bad things that may be unintentional, but hurt others and cause disunity and heartbreak.
I want you holy as saints. Trying to prove you are right many times just leads to arguments. A person may be irritated regarding some event, pressured to be somewhere, tired, etc. You must tolerate and love each other, forgiving one another. How a person is one minute may change ten minutes later after he eats or takes care of one of his needs. You must live to love. When they beat Me, I loved them, when they hung Me on the cross, I loved them. You must study Me and yourselves and quit judging others, thinking if you fix them, you will be better. You will be better if you tend to your own lives. There are so many hidden ways in which you act that offend Me and others. You must deal with yourselves. I will judge you on your actions, how you loved. Oh, I loved you to My death on the cross. Meditate on this. Don't let Satan work in your minds creating a case with others. When you are being taunted, write Me about your insecurities, your past, your feeling unloved. Read the Blue Book, then see if you still need to handle the matter. I am not telling you to avoid problems. Some problems are situations the devil tries to get you involved in to "eat up" your precious time and take away your peace.
You need silence with Me. I give great grace before the tabernacle and especially after the reception of the Eucharist.
I love you so much.
I am Jesus, Savior of the World.
I want you to live the next month focusing on your love relationship with Me, doing the Father's will and looking inside yourselves to be more holy. Pray to be forgiven, pray for grace for yourself to do this inward examination of yourselves and for everyone in the Movement. Pray for healing. I love you, Jesus.
November 17, 1999 - Fifth Message
Given October 26, 1999 - Excerpt from God the Fathers message
God the Father speaks: ...I wish this invitation be extended daily on the Internet to come and pray during the Christmas Novena at the image site. If this is impossible, pray at home for the coming of Jesus in the hearts of men...
Father, Jesus, and Mary are calling all to pray in front of Marys image in
Clearwater, Florida, on December 17, 1999.This important day marks the 3-year
anniversary of Marys appearance on the building. God is asking us to gather for this
special day, praying for peace, and especially to make reparation to God, the Sacred Heart
of Jesus, and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
October 11, 1999 - Jesus speaks: I want all who can come to Florida December 17, 1999, to come there. Mary wants the apostles gathered in prayer, but if you cannot come, then you pray fervently.
October 15, 1999 - Mary speaks: My dear children, I invite you to come to my Image site to pray December 17, 1999. I am Mary your Mother. Please come.
October 15, 1999 - Jesus speaks: I wish you to come and pray with the greatest fervor before the image of My Mother December 17, 1999. Please come and pray. If this is impossible, pray as a body before the tabernacle and at all Centers including: Toledo, Ohio; California; Kansas; Pennsylvania; Delaware; wherever one is able to pray. I love you, Jesus.
October 26, 1999 - God the Father speaks: You are the children of Eve. You are sons of that woman and I send you the Woman, your Mother and you ignore her.
I want a body of people praying strongly for the priests, the Church and the world beneath the image at 6:20 p.m. on December 17, 1999, and all others praying as a body united to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world. I wish all priests who can to celebrate Mass at 6:20 p.m. on December 17, 1999, and every day after, until Christmas. I wish all to pray this novena for these days December 17, 1999-December 25, 1999 at 6:20 praying for the coming of the Holy Spirit, healing, oneness, to be spread with the Blood of Jesus as directed by My Son in a message February 23, 1999. I want this. I want fervent prayer. I want unity in the hearts. I want men praying as a body at 6:20 p.m. as requested by Jesus and Mary. I want communal reparation by all receiving Communion and/or making a spiritual Communion united to the Mass.
I wish an invitation to this gathering to be circulated, stressing making reparation to God, reparation to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
January 5, 1999 - God the Father speaks: It is because of your fervor to pray here that you have held back the hand of My Son from punishing the earth with just punishment for the crimes committed against your God.
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November 17, 1999 - Nursing Home Message - Sixth Message
Mother of All
(for Nursing Home Residents and the Ill and All Others)
Mary speaks: My dear children,
Oh, sweet children, how tender is a mother's love, but how much more I love you than any other mother.
Oh my children, you are so precious to me. Forget the hatred in your hearts and focus on love. God loves you so much, He came to give you peace.
In your suffering you can help the world if you suffer in love and offer your lives for the sake of souls.
Oh my children, it is a prayer when you do this. A most powerful prayer, my children.
Pray for my Son's Movement and all the intentions of the Shepherds of Christ.
I love you, I am your Mother, Mary.
Messenger: When visiting a nursing home this is a plan you can follow to pray a little part of the rosary with the elderly or sick residents.
What is usually done and tolerated by the elderly folks is one Our Father, five Hail Mary's and another Our Father. The song, A Song from Jesus, can be sung before and after these prayers.
It is desirable to have a big picture of The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple when doing these meditations. Also it is recommended that you have pictures of the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple
1. November 13, 1994 - My First Love Letter to Jesus
2. November 13, 1994 - Come to Me with Hearts of Love
3. November 13, 1994 - Love Him in Return
4. November 13, 1994 - Teach Me to Give Love to You
5. April 13, 1994 - I Love You, Blue Book III
6. November 16, 1994 - After Communion
7. An Overview of the Spiritual Life - from Handbook
8. October 24, 1994 - I Am the Bread of Life
9. June 12, 1994 - We Have One Life in Christ
10. Prayer for Union With Jesus
11. August 11, 1994 - I Watched You
12. Song: From the Day You Were Born
13. Act of Consecration
14. Song: The Lord
15. July 4, 1994 - Jesus Message
16. November 3, 1994 - My Heart Knows You Dearly, My Most Precious Lord
17. September 27, 1994 - Joyful Mysteries
18. November 16, 1994 - Sorrowful Mysteries
19. November 16, 1994 - Glorious Mysteries
November 13, 1994
Messenger: Dear Jesus, I love You. Not breath, not any words I know can describe my love for You. You are the life in my soul. You are my beginning and my end. Without You I would not want to live. I love You with the deepest love. Words are so flimsy to describe what I feel for You. I love You so much when I am united with You in Communion. You are my Beloved. You are so sweet. You are always there. You always love me and how little I give back to You! I experience your presence within me sometimes and I feel so close I cannot describe it. I want greater union with You. I thirst after You. I want so desperately to be so united to You always with the deepest intensity, never to leave You. My heart knows what my pen cannot write. Oh, Your presence in my soul! I love You so and long for You to be so close to me. Your presence pervades my soul!
Jesus speaks: Continue to write love letters to Me and watch your love grow.
Song: I Thirst for Your Love
(Jesus speaks: Read this to Me especially after Communion and in front of the tabernacle)
Messenger: I need to learn how to give love to Jesus. I know He loves me. How do I love Him in return? I will do this: write letters of how I love Him, tell Him how I love Him, ask Him to give me grace to turn my cold heart to a heart on fire for love of Him.
When I love Him, I will see Him in my brothers and love them so much more. Oh, dear brothers, I dont know how to love. Be patient with me, as Jesus teaches me His ways of love. I want to learn. Lord, turn my heart into a heart more like Yours.
Song: Teach Me to Love With Your Heart
November 13, 1994Come to Me With Hearts of Love
Jesus speaks: Will you not wait one hour with Me? My Heart thirsts for the love of souls. Come to Me with hearts of love. My Heart wants your love poured out to Me. I love you so much. I want a love relationship with you.
Read all My letters from your heart, as you read a letter from your closest friend, the one you love. You dote on every word. Oh, how I love you! I write to you here. Read every letter from Me with your whole heart. This is My love poured out to you. Do not read these letters for knowledge, read them for love. These are love letters from Me to you, My most ardently loved ones.
When you open the book think of how I love you and long for your love. I want a relationship with you. I write to you with greatest love. Read My letters as from your loved ones. Read them from your best Friend. Read them from a Person that died for you!
I long for your love this day. Write Me a letter of your love. Write Me in front of the tabernacle, or after Communion. I long for your love. I thirst for the love of My most precious souls. Come to Me and find an ocean of love in My most Sacred Heart. Come to Me and find the true Love of your soul. I am Jesus. I died for you that you may have life. My Life I give you in the Eucharist. I am the Bread of Life come down from heaven for you this very day. Come and partake in My life given to you.
Given November 13, 1994 - After CommunionLove Him in Return
Messenger: Jesus is a Person that wants to be loved. He is not far off. He is inside of me right now, longing for my love, for my tender words telling Him how I love Him. I can scarcely breathe to be this close to God. Oh, God, impart to me Your gifts to know and love You more, to realize Your presence within me in Your Divinity and Humanity now and Your constant presence with me in Your Divinity. I am so unworthy of Your love. We are just ignorant.
Pray for the grace to realize more His presence with us, to realize His love for us and to love Him in return.
Note: I had a vision immediately after the Consecration.
I saw a cross. Above it, the cup - they seemed to be connected, then the cup went upward. I saw intense light, a dark cross. His arms under the cross went close to the cross and it got bigger, then the cup went up to heaven.
Oh, Jesus, You ask us to love You with our whole hearts, but do I want to give You my whole heart? Make me have a heart like Yours. What does that mean? You gave, You loved, You held nothing back.
I never realized before, Lord, but I keep You at a distance because I hold onto parts of my heart. Do I really want to be like Jesus, to give my things away, and be ready to let Him have all if He wants it? Loving is as You loved.
To have a heart like Your Heart means I give You my all. You gave the Blood in Your veins, You gave all the beats of Your Heart and the breath in Your Body. Loving means surrender.
Oh, Jesus, how much of my heart I hold onto! It is another step to let go of my whole heart and ask for one like Yours. You hold nothing back, You always loved. You always gave to the other.
Oh, Jesus, how far I am from You, yet how I love You. Give me, oh Lord, a heart like Yours. When You were naked I clothed You.. what I do to my brothers, Lord, I do to You.
Create in me a clean heart. Let me see where I am blind. Oh, Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place my trust in Thee.
To be like You! I see you hanging on the cross, dripping with Blood, this is Your Heart! You ask that we love God with our whole hearts and souls and love our brothers as ourselves. You said: love your brother as I have loved you.
Given November 13, 1994Teach Me to Give Love to You
Messenger: I am so focused on self. I do not even see Jesus love. Love is giving. How do I give to Jesus? Do I tell Him with all my heart how I love Him? Do I think of how He is a Person that longs for my love? Do I thank Him for His life, His Sacraments, His Church, for His life given to me in the Eucharist? Do I thank Him for dying for me and tell Him? Oh, Jesus, I am so caught up in myself. Love is giving. Oh, Jesus, I am so self-centered. I do not even see how focused on self I am and how I want so much from You and give You so little back. You gave Your life for me. It is in surrendering myself I give my life to You. Teach me to love You tenderly from the heart, to surrender to You with greatest love for You.
Oh, Jesus, teach me to love You. Just to give to You. This is the way I try to love others, to give just out of love, but how little I have loved You. Just to love! How little I realize how You want just love, no strings attached. Just to love You for You. You thirst after our love. You say how I love You so coldly. How indeed I have loved You, God, with a cold and selfish heart. You, whose heart is open, all giving, giving us our free will, and I come and always love wanting something in return.
Help me to love You, Jesus, with a heart like Yours, love You just to love You. My heart is one of the cold hearts you talk about. I am so caught up in myself and my needs. Teach me to love. So little I know. I want to love You, Jesus, with a heart that gives love back to You. Where I was blind, I now see. But I am still so blind. Teach Me Your ways, Lord. Open my eyes to Your mysteries of love. I am a baby ready to be taught Your ways. It is in You I find my joy. In You lies true, lasting happiness. I love You, my precious Jesus. Open my eyes to Your way of love!
I Love You
(Letter for Front of B.B. II)
April 13, 1994
How, child, do I, Jesus, tell you I love you? You hold on to silly things, when God is in your midst and is ardently loving you. I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God. I am writing to each precious child this day. I am on fire for love of you. I remain in the Eucharist to be with you with My ardent love. I did not want to leave My beloved ones at the Last Supper. I love you so, My dear and ardently loved children. I remain with you this day in the Blessed Sacrament, the same Jesus Who died a brutal death on the cross.
Do you know I am truly present there? Do you know that God waits every day for you in the tabernacle? Do you comprehend even a minute amount of My love? You will never on earth know how I love you.
I, Jesus, truly the Son of God, came to earth a man and suffered a brutal death for love of you. I love you so much! I remain with you this day. I long for your love. I want you to come and be with Me in front of the tabernacle. I wait, I yearn for you to come and whisper your love to Me. I am a Person and I love you this day with such an ardent, on-fire love. No human could ever compare a speck to My love for you.
I wait, little ones, in the tabernacle. I wait for you to come and receive Me in Communion. I want you to want Me so much that you cannot wait to come and receive Me. I want to be the love, the Center of your life!
I am Jesus. I am the Son of God. I am writing to you this day. I want to possess your very soul and live in you. I have all you need, sweet ones. Oh, you are so blind! I long for your union with Me. I wrote the book on love. I instituted it, yet you go to the world for your love and do not even come to Me! Oh, I love you, little ones. Little ones, beloved of the Father, loved by the Holy Spirit, mothered by My very own mother, what more can I say? The rest is up to you!
I give you your will with such love and I want your love, freely given. I am God. What do you think you could ever need that I do not give you? I am the Savior of this world. I am Jesus, the Son of God. I am waiting for you. I am longing for you. I am yearning for you. I am God. I have all you ever will need!
Surrender this life to Me. Pray My prayer for union with Me. I want to possess your soul and operate from your very being. I am Jesus. I am the Son of God. I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I am Who am. I died and rose on the third day.
Harken to My call, harken to My pleading. Spend your days in love with Me. Nothing matters unless it is rooted in Me and rooted in My love. I am the Son of God. I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I love you with the tenderest love. I am waiting this day for you, My beloved one. Come to Me for I am the tenderest of all hearts. I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
November 16, 1994 - After Communion
Messenger: I realized His immense presence after Communion. He is truly present and within me. I had a vision in my heart of Him on the cross and realized this is the same exact Jesus within me!
I heard Him say, louder and firmer than ever before, "I give you Myself" -- to the point that I gasped.
I started with this vision in my heart before I received Him and started to cry. It is hard to explain what it is like to have such a realization that He is the same Jesus.
I knew it was the exact Person that died on the cross and gave His very flesh for me.
I saw Him in all His suffering on the cross. I wanted to cry to seeing Him suffering so.
I realized He is in me and present in the Eucharist, the same God who loved me to His death. It is overwhelming. I cannot express the emotion.
Excerpts from the Shepherds of Christ Associates SPIRITUALITY HANDBOOK
The Christian life is rooted in the great event of the Incarnation. We must consequently always focus our gaze upon Christ, realizing that everything the Father wishes to tell us has been summed up in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. It only remains for us, then, to strive to understand with greater insight the inexhaustible truth of the Word Incarnate: "In many and various ways God spoke of old to our fathers by the prophets; but in these last days He has spoken to us by a Son, Whom He appointed the heir of all things, through Whom also He created the world." (Heb. 1: 1-2) 1
He hung upon a cross on a hill called Calvary. Death was near. How much Jesus had already suffered! He had been brutally scourged. Much of His sacred body was a bloody, open wound. He had been derisively crowned with thorns. In a terribly weakened condition, He carried the heavy cross to the hill of Golgotha. There He was stripped of His garments and mercilessly nailed to the cross. Try to imagine the excruciating pain Jesus suffered as the nails penetrated His sacred hands and feet! After all this brutal and agonizing suffering--of body and spirit--Jesus finally died.
And He did it all for you! Yes, you can truly say that Jesus did it all for you. I can say that Jesus did it all for me. He suffered and died for the whole human race, but He did it in a way which makes it true to say He also did it for each individual. When He was undergoing all the brutal and horrible suffering, He knew you and He knew me by name. He was loving each of us with the most tender, and tremendous, and unique love! He gave the last drop of His precious blood for you individually and for me individually!
What should be our return to this magnificent Heart of Jesus which gave until there was no more to give? No less than our entire selves. No less than a total consecration to this tremendous Lover, to this magnificent and tender Heart! No less than a day-by-day resolve to strive to live our consecration with the deepest faith, hope, and love. No less than the deepest desire to develop the most intimate, personal relationship with Jesus. The total and the most tender love of Jesus' magnificent Heart for you and for me deserves nothing less!
1. Scripture quotations are taken from The Revised Standard Version of the Bible, Catholic Edition, St. Ignatius Press, San Francisco.
Given October 24, 1994I Am the Bread of Life
Messenger: I am the slave of His most Sacred Heart. It is through this most precious Heart, pierced with a lance, that all graces and mercies flow.
Jesus speaks: I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I am forever present. I am in your midst this day. I was born a Baby with My Heart on fire for love of you. I died for you. From My birth to My death, see this love I pour out to you. My Mother held Me in her outstretched arms at birth. She held My lifeless body under the cross. This shows our love for you! As I was held lifelessly under the cross, you meditate on this life given for you.
This is My life I give to you this day. I am the Bread of Life. He who eats My Flesh will never die. Death has no power over Me. I have died, but I have risen that you will have life and have it to the full.
Messenger: He comes to us this day as He came as a Baby in His Mothers womb. He tells us:
Song: Reach out to Me and do not fear. I want to be so close to you. I am your God, your precious one, I come to give you life!
Reach out, it is in reaching out, in the surrendering of ourselves in our entirety to Him that we grow in this union with Him. He outpours His grace to us. He wants us to reach out. He reached out. He held His arms outstretched and gave His all to us. From this flows our life and our salvation.
Given June 12, 1994We Have One Life in Christ
Messenger: Our lives cannot be separate, we must be united in Christ. Our life is to be lived in Christ.
Christ be ever in my breast, on my lips, in my actions, in my thoughts. What comes from me is Christ acting through me. As I become one in Christ, He lives in me and it is a might that cannot be contained. he flows from my actions. He speaks with my tongue. The more I am in union with Him, the more He operates from me. There is a oneness. I live in Him, He lives in me. What flows from me is the life of Christ in me. His love flows to those I touch. The ideal is to be united so closely to Him that my life is his life radiating from me. My life is to be lived minute-by-minute in union with Him. To put on Christ and to live in this world with His life within me, this is my goal -- Christs life ever present in all my actions!
The Imprimatur below is for the Prayer for Union with Jesus and not the message above or below.
Come to me, Lord, and possess my soul. Come into my heart and permeate my soul. Help me to sit in silence with You and let You work in my heart.
I am Yours to possess. I am Yours to use. I want to be selfless and only exist in You. Help me to spoon out all that is me and be an empty vessel ready to be filled by You. Help me to die to myself and live only for You. Use me as You will. Let me never draw my attention back to myself. I only want to operate as You do, dwelling within me.
I am Yours, Lord. I want to have my life in You. I want to do the will of the Father. Give me the strength to put aside the world and let You operate my very being. Help me to act as You desire. Strengthen me against the distractions of the devil to take me from Your work.
When I worry, I have taken my focus off of You and placed it on myself. Help me not to give in to the promptings of others to change what in my heart You are making very clear to me. I worship You, I adore You and I love You. Come and dwell in me now.
-God's Blue Book, January 17, 1994
August 11, 1994
Jesus speaks: Oh, how I watched you, child. I watched you as I gave you each little sign of My love. I watched you grow in your faith and trust in Me. I watched you suffer and stood so close you could have touched Me, but you didn't know that this suffering would be that which led you to My tender love for you.
I watched you when you surrendered and turned your will over to Me and I watched you cry, knowing this was the most joyous day of your life. I watched you see visions of doors and knew you would want to go through those doors, but they were not the doors you thought, they were the doors I gave you for greater union with Me. I watched you, child, when you wrote down My first letter to you and I saw your confusion and joy, knowing what these letters would do to touch so many hearts.
I watched you, child. I watched you when I showed you My Heart and you were so warmed by this Heart and so awed by its vision, but you didn't know what this vision would mean for many to draw their hearts to My burning love.
I watched you surrender each time as you let go of each little thing, as you were dying to self. I watched you through this surrender grow closer to Me. I watched you grow in this deep love for Me, step by step. I watched our love grow as you gave more of yourself in prayer. I watched you, child, and I loved being ever closer to you.
I watched you struggle in such trials that you thought tomorrow would never come, knowing that this trial was what would give you more freedom and love for Me. I watched you learn each lesson through hard tests and I was so close while you struggled, but did not remove the struggle, knowing you would not learn your lesson if I had.
I watched you, child, through each joy and pain and I loved you silently, always with you, and you never knew how close I truly was to you.
Song: From the day you were born
From the day you were born, I watched you. Forever by your side, I guarded you, I loved you. I know the most secret desire of your heart far better than you yourself know. I know the Father's plan for you. I know the Father's love for you. I know the love poured on you from the Holy Spirit and how Mary is forever by your side.
I watch you, child, constantly guarding you and your ways and you do not know the love I have for you. You do not know how My Heart burns for love of you. And, someday, My beautiful child, you will know what I have in store for you, My beloved.
Come and be with Me. Grow in your love with Me. I never leave you, My beloved. Remember, I am forever watching you.
Song: From the Day You Were Born
The Imprimatur below is for the Act of consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary and not the message above or below.
Act of consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary
"Lord Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the flock, I consecrate myself to Your most Sacred Heart. From Your pierced Heart the Church was born, the Church You have called me, as a member of Shepherds of Christ Associates, to serve in a most special way. You reveal Your Heart as a symbol of Your love in all its aspects, including Your most special love for me, whom You have chosen as Your companion in this most important work. Help me to always love You in return. Help me to give myself entirely to You. Help me always to pour out my life in love of God and neighbor! Heart of Jesus, I place my trust in You!
"Dear Blessed Virgin Mary, I consecrate myself to your maternal and Immaculate Heart, this Heart which is symbol of your life of love. You are the Mother of my Savior. You are also my Mother. You love me with a most special love as a member of Shepherds of Christ Associates, a movement created by your Son as a powerful instrument for the renewal of the Church and the world. In a return of love, I give myself entirely to your motherly love and protection. You followed Jesus perfectly. You are His first and perfect disciple. Teach me to imitate you in the putting on of Christ. Be my motherly intercessor so that, through your Immaculate Heart, I may be guided to an ever closer union with the pierced Heart of Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the flock."
Song: The Lord
Given November 3, 1994 - 4:45 a.m.
Messenger: My heart knows You dearly, my most precious Lord.
Jesus speaks: I am your Savior, the Son of God. I come to you with greatest love, love for you, My chosen one. I love you to come from your sleep and write My messages of love for everyone. I call you to surrender. Do not hold onto anything. I am leading you into the desert, but you will not fear, for I will walk with you and I will carry all your supplies for the journey. I am God. I know all things. I know your needs. You never want because I supply you with everything.
Let go into My arms. Let Me walk with you. Let Me talk for you. Let Me be in you. As a deer seeks water, seek only My face. My face will forever by with you. You will know My presence more and more and I will forever sustain you.
Oh, you, My little worker, the harvest is plenty, the laborers are few, but at My hands the laborers are mighty. One worker rooted totally in Me can do mighty work. You must let go totally into My most loving Heart. I never go from you! Your problems are mere obstacles when you realize God is forever with you. I will move the obstacles. It may seem tense at times, but you do not get tense because you forever rust in My all-abiding Presence with you! I will operate you. You will do only My work. Surrender your whole being. I never ever leave you for one second!I want to operate you. I want to use you. I want to possess your soul. I am Jesus, the Son of the Living God. Harken to Me, My precious child. I go before you and pave the way. Dark days are coming for this world . Pray constantly for your brothers that their hearts are turned toward Me. It is your prayers that will help many to turn from their ways. Do not worry for the things of this world. I will operate in you. You must surrender and be selfless.
Jesus speaks: I am the Lord, thy God, I am Jesus, Son of God. I came that you might have life and have it abundantly. I will hold your hand and be forever with you.
My Mother is your very own Mother. She loves you and Mothers you as she Mothered Me.
My Father is your very own Father. He created you and loves you so much He sent His only Son to be a living Sacrifice so you might partake in His life.
I give Myself to you totally in the Eucharist, Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity. I wait for you to come to the tabernacle, I love you so.
The Spirit loves you so and in Him you have the life you need to be united to God. Pray to Him for this life, beg Him for the gifts whereby you will grow in your love and union with God.
This is My Commandment to you: Love God above all things and love your neighbor as yourself.
Be united to the one, true God, for He is truly present and lives in your hearts.
September 27, 1994
The Birth of Jesus
The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple
The Finding of Jesus in the Temple
November 16, 1994 - Sorrowful & Glorious Mysteries coming soon!
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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