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December 13, 2006

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December 13, 2006

Jesus speaks:        I am harmony, light and peace.
                        I want hearts that are pure.
                        Men can mutilate and destroy life,
                        how can men use their hands to
                        destroy — hearts for disharmony.

Messenger:       A man was angry, when he wasn't
                            there, there wasn't tension,
                            but harmony and peace —

                        A person fighting for control is one
                            fighting the structure.

                        Dominance — some people see only
                        themselves in control and thus they
                        can use emotional means to try
                        to control.

                            A person filled with disharmony
                        is disharmony. They begin fighting -
                        always having conflict —

                            A person filled with anger, division
                        in their hearts must deal with their
                        own hearts to change their exterior
                        actions.

                            A man was like a jute box — he
                        had one record — past hurts, anger
                        discord — when he entered a room
                        he failed to trust — he wanted dominance —
                        the fight was in him.

                            Others worked harmoniously in love —
                        happy, productive — to him what was
                        normal was discord — acting out his
                        anger and projecting it on others.

                            Such a man will enter with his
                        tension and all will feel it —
                        just as one knows accord —
                        working in one mind and one heart.

                            A night was richly blessed and all
                        had immense joy — one with anger and
                        seeking dominance, discord entered —
                        soon the others working in love, but
                        were tired had problems dealing with
                        the change in emotion — like a loud
                        man hitting a pan with a spoon — he
                        entered to claim his place — disrupting
                        the warm harmonious place.

                            Phones can be like this — now
                        e-mail - faxes — a person is happy
                        and the note comes.

                            God wants us to live lives in love —
                        A person entering for selfish gain —
                        seeking power — disrupting the harmony —
                        is at home — they were discordant
                        inside they enter with a disharmonious
                        spirit - like one ready to fight —
                        the joy of peace is disrupted and
                        the tension begins.

                            In church all come from all
                        different places — when one enters
                        saying and meaning it
                        "I give my heart to Jesus and Mary with
                        you in love - can bring harmony."

                            A structure is set — one can
                        always be fighting the structure
                        with a disharmonious spirit —
                        not being grateful - not comfortable
                        in groups —

                            A person not comfortable in groups
                        and called to work harmoniously with
                        others - does not give into their old
                        ways of isolation — in love they
                        try to accomplish the goal for building
                        the kingdom.

                            I was a very shy child — at 7 I had
                        to go on a stage and play a little piano
                        piece — I was so afraid — I never did
                        anything like this again — I was
                        always afraid —

                            When I was married and with
                        children a lady asked me to teach her
                        neighbor's children piano — I was so
                        afraid I had to stand up to show the
                        child how to play — behind her —

                            I taught high school before I was
                        married and that was good - but I never liked
                        the head of the math department to observe.

                            My brother asked me to play the
                        organ/piano at a wedding — that started
                        my playing in church — but it was frightful
                        I began having piano concerts for my
                        piano students, just to get them to have
                        experiences of facing fear playing and
                        performing without fear before others —

                            It was very hard at first to walk
                        into a class - room of adults and
                        teach college — some time 60 people
                        at U.C.

                            I did it — I fought the fear — I knew
                        God wanted me at church playing.

                            When I began getting before others
                        talking about Jesus — I was no longer
                        focused on myself — doing it for
                        myself — I was doing it because I
                        couldn't help not doing it — I, myself,
                        was consumed with the mission Jesus
                        gave me — I could talk to one person
                        in a field — God told me to speak —
                        I did it for Him — never myself —

                            A person walking in a room —
                        ready to fight is "self-conscience"
                        The focus on self - rather than God's
                        mission is the problem —
                        How will I be with the others - they
                        may think — will they accept me? —
                        Will I be in charge? —
                        Are they stealing the show I could be
                        giving?
                        Am I being disempowered —
                        Is she a woman —
                        Am I a man being told what to do.

                            Jesus has called me to be a messenger and
                        I would not be focusing on this had not
                        others have the focus on themselves —

                            I will run and not grow weary —
                        I will fight the fight to do His work —
                        God speaks through me —

                            A person focused on the self -
                        wants it for their honor and glory.

                            On October 13, 1996 - Jesus called
                        me to begin the 13th

                            He wants this day of prayer
                        as He directs it —

                            A person feeling dis-empower
                        may seek power through others —

                            A person entering with a docile
                        loving Spirit is there to love and
                        be fed - to be moved - comes with
                        an open heart to pray —

                            A man came and kicked in the door
                        with his foot — all became very
                        tense and the whole place fearful —
                        where hearts were open and trusting
                        before they now were scared
                        and protective —
                        the only one feeling at home was
                        the man kicking in the door —
                        everybody else was now changed
                        and suffering.

    

Prayer for Union with Jesus

    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

   

December 13, 2006 message continues

Messenger:       Sometimes people hold religious
                        gatherings and they are stiff and
                        controlling and people come and
                        they can't be moved because
                        the leader is focused on themselves —
                        not on the mission, doing it
                        for God —

                            How did God come in the stable —
                        in humility - as a baby - not full of
                        self — how did Jesus carry the cross —
                        in humility, love — giving of oneself —

                            In churches - some can be so focused
                        on their honor and glory - not God's — If
                        it is God's will we do something we
                        have nothing to worry about - we
                        can do it —

Jesus speaks:        Are you afraid — Fear
                        what you do that is sinful —
                        unloving, hateful, bitter —
                        be as I have taught you —
                        focused on the other —
                        fishers of men

Messenger:           A person had bad habits —
                        they did them for 50 years —
                        when they realized how they were
                        wrong and were disharmonious and hurt
                        others - they continued them because
                        they were familiar.

                            The Spirit will move in the
                        docile soul — the more one drops
                        the layers of imperfect ways —
                        the more one is docile to God's
                        touch within them.

                            When you know God wants something
                        one way - why do you try to block it
                        to be in control —

                            If you are really working to build
                        God's Kingdom and for the sake of souls
                        why are you trying to control things
                        against God's will for your own self -
                        promotion —

                            A person was flirtatious - every where
                        they went with the group they had as
                        their goal seeking acceptance for
                        themselves. When the big fund -
                        raiser came - they focused on
                        themselves, when the prayer service
                        came they scanned the room and wanted
                        every one to think they were great —
                        they competed with the prayer with
                        this self-focusing spirit — they
                        wanted to walk in front to be noticed and
                        sulked in the pew - it was not them
                        in front instead of the leader.

                            When one leads - they should
                        lead in the Spirit of truth — if
                        one is self-promoting - angry inside —
                        and are a leader - their anger -
                        disharmony can block the work
                        of happy prayer.

                            Prayer is the lifting up of
                        the mind and heart to God —

                            If one comes with a spirit
                        of discord they do not have to
                        say anything -- their spirit can
                        be a driving force, for some
                        seeking unity, to leave.

                            Love as one — in one body
                        in harmony is felt — love is
                        an attraction.

                            One coming with discord —
                        doesn't have to say a thing —
                        they can act angry, disinterested,
                        ready to fight, dominate, ugly tone
                        of voice — work against all the power
                        things because they won't change
                        their heart — or leave!!

                            Who wants some one like
                        pulling taffy when you are
                        seeking oneness to pray —
                        Seeking their own selfish -
                            self-promotion

                        There are hundreds of thousands of
                            priests who listen to confessions —
                            minister all day to unwed
                            mothers, family disputes and are
                            always available as Shepherds —
                            helping the body of Christ —

                        One priest who cannot control himself
                            or has a sickness in so many
                            thousands of dedicated priests
                            to show the world their terrible
                            sins when they are caught doing
                            awful things —

                            Then a priest can walk in a
                        store with their collar and be looked
                        down on because of the sins of a few
                        individuals in so many holy priests —
                        work all day, untiringly  so - loving
                        and serving like Christ —

                        It is our mission in the Shepherds of Christ to
                            pray for the holiness of these beautiful
                            priests being punished by the
                            sins of a very few —

                        The Church is solid — we need to
                            pray for our priests, the
                            Church and the world —
                            who bring us the Mass and all the
                            sacraments — we love them so very deeply
                            we love — we love — we love —

                            That is the answer — are we afraid
                        we won't get enough love — be
                        accepted — be dis-empower —

                            A white dress was so beautiful
                        a little girl was going to a wedding
                        with her mom and dad —
                            mom got on the phone
                            dad was watching the game —
                        the little girl ate some grape
                        jelly with her white dress on
                        her mom had fixed the child's golden
                        hair — her dress was so beautiful —
                        new shoes and grape jelly all over
                        her mouth - her fingers - her bodice
                        of the dress — then she wiped her fingers
                        on the skirt —
                            mom was so upset —

                        Look at God — looking down on us —
                            we go to confession
                            we are clean in our soul and we
                            then go to pray —
                            are we self-promoting —
                            do we think of promoting
                            God's Kingdom

                        Do we follow the vision —

                        Do we want dominance and control
                            for selfish reasons —

                        Do we work against the leader
                            trying to do God's will
                            trying to create disharmony —
                            giving into satan

                        A religious place of worship
                            should be one where there
                            is order - but love —

                        Not everyone competing for
                            control, dominance —

                        Loving like little children of
                            the Father —

                        A place can be solid and one
                            person with imperfections
                            can open a door for satan
                            to attack - discredit the
                            organization

                        Because instead of serving for
                            the honor and glory of God —
                            they come for their honor
                            and glory - making a job
                            out of it —

                        We must always want God's
                            vision —
                            have holy places - attractive
                                to others —
                            this takes order —
                            respect
                            obedience
                            security
                            trust
                            and most of all Love of God
                                                   Love of others
                            people loving themselves so
                                much — they can focus
                                on the other.

                            A wounded person - can go from
                        place to place focusing on themselves
                        and trying to heal their wounds —
                        loving families, communities
                        can help heal the wounded, but
                        when a person wants to dominate
                        to make an institution dysfunctional
                        because that is familiar to them —
                        and uses passive-aggressive means
                        to control to hurt the people and
                        the institution - this behavior
                        must be addressed —

                            God wants the churches, groups
                        to operate in love and nourish
                        the children of God who come —

                            The people can come wounded,
                        but they do not infect the institution
                        where it becomes dysfunctional
                        and ceases to nourish and lead others
                        in truth to a deeper life in the
                        Spirit.

                            Life is life rooted in Him —
                        He cried I am alive, I am alive, I am alive —

                            Satan wants to rule by getting
                        people in who are argumentative —
                        seeking dominance - discord —
                        who give into jealousies and
                        anger, envy, pride —

                            Satan wants to rule —
                            Satan wants disharmony
                            Satan wants selfishness
                                     (self promotion for one's self)

                        In spreading the Consecration to the 2 Hearts
                            to Churches, Schools and Families —
                            we will have greater peace —
                            harmony and love —

                            There is harmony and love and peace
                             in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary —

                        God has given as this vision for the
                            Shepherds of Christ - to spread this
                            harmony and tell them of
                            the peace found in displaying
                            pictures and statues of the
                            Sacred Heart and Immaculate
                            Heart in churches and homes
                            and schools —

                        Do you want peace?

                        Do you want holiness?

                        Do you really want to please
                            Jesus —

                        Then we must have our hearts full
                            of love —
                            focusing on the other —
                            not trying to seek dominance
                                for the sake to get ahead —
                                self-promotion

                        Look at Mary —
                            the most perfect disciple

                            See how she followed Jesus —
                                Followed Jesus —
                                Obeyed Jesus
                                Loved Jesus

                        In the Hearts of Mary and Jesus
                            are love —

                        If you run a ministry and it isn't
                            to give love to the people —
                            you are missing the boat

                        The ministry should be attractive —
                            operate in joy ——

                        In the state of becoming
                            more perfected AS God
                            desires,

                        Some people come - their dysfunctional
                            ways and they want the place
                            to be like their imperfect
                            ways — because they do not
                            want to change and don't
                            control themselves —
                            they see themselves as perfect
                                and not working on their
                                imperfect ways —

                        And when they hurt others —
                            they deny it and blame
                            it on somebody else —

                        This is not holiness!!

                        We exist to be more perfected —
                            the Church is in the state of becoming
                            the individual Christian in the state of becoming
                            the world in the state of becoming —

                        We must pray for each other —
                        pray for the priests, the
                            Church and the world —

                        Satan wants us focused on
                            ourselves —

                        We need the words of the Good
                            Shepherd

 

John 10: 11-15

I am the good shepherd:
the good shepherd lays down his life
   for his sheep.
The hired man,
   since he is not the shepherd
and the sheep do not belong to him,
abandons the sheep
as soon as he sees a wolf coming,
   and runs away,
and then the wolf attacks
   and scatters the sheep;
he runs away
   because he is only a hired man
and has no concern for the sheep.
I am the good shepherd;
I know my own
and my own know me,
just as the Father knows me
and I know the Father;
and I lay down my life for my sheep.

   

December 13, 2006 message continues

Messenger:       See the fog —
                            and then it lifts

                        God remove the veil from
                            our eyes —

Jesus says—

                        Give your heart to the
                            Hearts of Jesus and Mary
                            and be children of
                            the light

                        A man made a wall by
                            making problems — then
                            he in some way controlled
                            the spontaneity of the
                            affair.

Messenger:           Today the sun shown over
                        China on December 13 — the road
                        looked like a road of
                        light to heaven —

                            I never saw such
                        an intense light —

                            The sun was over the road —
                        the creek sparkled with radiant
                        glass like reflective light —
                        the road led to the community
                        building and church where
                        we pray and the newsletter
                        is being sent to 190
                        countries —

                        Oh light Divine —
                            take your words to the priest
                                of the world — that they will
                                see with the light of 7
                                suns —

                        I saw the light of 7 suns today —
                            it took me on a road to the Newsletter
                            mailing —
                            how blind we are.

                        

 

 


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