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.

February 7, 1999

Messenger: I write now as He summons me to. I had suffered a very hard time in my life, especially in the late 1980's, and before I began hearing the words September, 1991, "Feed the hungry". For a period of so many weeks, I heard this constantly day and night, until late October, 1991, when Jesus began giving me messages. I did not know what was happening. I was not in any of the Marian movements. I knew nothing of private revelation. He began giving me passages that were like the writings in the Bible, calling Himself Jesus, the Son of God. I hid the notebooks under my bed, but I lived by the messages and my life began to change quickly. I was as a bird coming out of a cage, for I knew Him so personally.

Picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

One night in the 1980's, I was in my living room. I always had the Sacred Heart picture on a table with a vigil light in front. I was going through so much suffering in my life, I carried the Sacred Heart picture with me in my pocket, under my clothes next to my heart. I knew Him then and knew He would help me. I had a picture inside the kitchen cupboard and I would open it and look at Him. I would be up many nights with my Jesus and when I looked at His picture, the Sacred Heart picture (the picture in the front of the Blue Books), He would glow and look so real. Looking at this image of Jesus and carrying Him with me was my comfort in all my trials.

On this night--and this never happened to me before--I was praying to Him and begging for help. I had a whole wall filled with mirror tiles. I saw a door frame over a door. I do not even know how it happened. The door was dark and then it began, a golden light slowly filled the door, not all at once. It started at one part of the door and then the entire door was filled with light. Soon the wall was covered with light, a shoe was before a staircase. I heard the following and I quote it below. I had written it in the margins of a pocket-size book near me and I saved it. I do not remember writing anything much after that until after September, 1991, when I heard Jesus tell me to feed the hungry.

"I am the light of the world and the light shineth in the darkness. The darkness is filled with the light. If you look for the light you will see the light. Walk in the way of the light. If you go away from the light, it gets darker. The closer you are to the light the brighter it gets. Fear not, do not be afraid, for I am the Light of the world."

The intense agony continued in my life, but I became more and more dependent on Jesus. I began sitting before the tabernacle and I quote from the beginning of Blue Book I, TO THE READER.

Picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

God's Blue Book I Cover

Excerpt from TO THE READER in God's Blue Book I

Messenger: Jesus wants to share His love with you. He comes in these letters to tell you how you can be in intimate union with Him.

All of us possess everything we need to have an intimate union with Him. He has written to me since October of 1991. For at least a year I sat in front of the tabernacle and begged him to talk to me. I wanted words. I prayed to the Holy Spirit and begged and begged Him to baptize me. After a long and seemingly endless search, trying to hear God, He told me to "feed the hungry." For six weeks this was all I heard. I thought maybe I wasn't feeding my children well or eating well enough myself. What a long wait for three words! At long last one day, as I was writing to Jesus, I received a letter back. He told me, "I am Jesus, Son of the Living God." I did not want to write this but it kept coming-and so many other messages. I knew nothing of anyone getting messages. I wrote them, reluctantly, and hid my notebooks. The letters kept coming-a lot in the night-and I would be awakened by long letters which I felt compelled to get up and write down. I read these letters privately and my life began to change. I felt a new life within me.

Messenger: In the times before the tabernacle I would have visions of doors, one was partially open. I thought it meant my troubles would become less and less, I would have worldly satisfaction and peace. In the early days of the revelations, I saw some doors.

The last vision I had of a door was between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost, 1998. It was then I saw the golden door filled with the most glorious reflective light against a very dark wall. Then I saw a little sheep that hobbled over the threshold and went in.

The Sacred Heart of Jesus is temple of God and gate of heaven. I thought open doors meant greater satisfaction and peace here. I soon learned that it meant deeper and deeper union with our beloved Sacred Heart.

Today that door I believe I saw in the 1980's was the golden door that has led so many from a less personal relationship with Him to a deep personal union with His Sacred Heart.

The treasures we seek are found within the Heart of Jesus. They are not cars and houses and material things that we need to live and survive. The treasure is life in Him, knowing the love of our beloved Savior, the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

In the Litany of the Blessed Virgin, we say "Gate of heaven".

In the Litany of the Sacred Heart, we say, "Heart of Jesus, house of God and gate of heaven."

Jesus speaks: My beautiful ones, I give you Myself in the Eucharist. I am Jesus Christ, the Sacred Heart of Jesus. If you lost all those things you hold onto so tightly, would you then seek the things your hearts and souls really crave?

You are selfish. Thank your God and be grateful. Take the mud out of your eyes.

Please put "Thank You Prayer", after the Scripture John, Chapter 5:1-9.

John 5:1-9

After this there was a Jewish festival, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Now in Jerusalem next to the Sheep Pool there is a pool called Bethesda in Hebrew, which has five porticos; and under these were crowds of sick people, blind, lame, paralysed. One man there had an illness which had lasted thirty-eight years, and when Jesus saw him lying there and knew he had been in that condition for a long time, he said, 'Do you want to be well again?' 'Sir,' replied the sick man, 'I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is disturbed; and while I am still on the way, someone else gets down there before me.' Jesus said, 'Get up, pick up your sleeping-mat and walk around.' The man was cured at once, and he picked up his mat and started to walk around.

A Prayer of Thanksgiving

(To be recited daily at the end of the day)

Apostles Manual Cover

O God, on behalf of Shepherds of Christ Ministries and Our Lady of Light Ministry, we offer up these prayers of thanksgiving:

Thank You Father for Your love, patience, and understanding. We know we are not worthy of such gifts, but that You give them anyway - because of Your great love for souls.

Thank You Jesus for the many gifts and graces You give us as members of Your Movement - Shepherds of Christ. We offer You our love and gratitude through Your Mother's Immaculate Heart.

Thank You Holy Spirit for Your special gifts. Please inspire us to be grateful for what we have been given. Please help us to give ourselves in love to You and all we meet.

Thank You Holy Trinity for Your boundless love and mercy. Please help us to nurture Your presence within us. Help us to be obedient to Your commands and give all the glory to You - Our loving God. We especially thank You for the gift of our Heavenly Mother, Mary.

Thank you Mary for your example while on earth, and for your constant intercession today. Please help us to grow in holiness and put into action all that your Son Jesus asks of us.

We thank St. Michael and the Holy Angels for their prayers, help, and protection. Finally, we thank the saints in heaven and the souls in purgatory for their prayers. We ask them to unite with us in giving thanks and praise to the most Holy Trinity - Our Heavenly Father, Our Lord Jesus, and our Comforter- the Holy Spirit.

We love You! We love You! We love You! Amen.

Jesus speaks: I give you the following rosary.

Many do not realize that it is the Father's will that you experience suffering in your lives.

You must follow the Master.

Study My life. Identify with Me in your sorrows and joys. Pick up your cross and follow Me.

Rosary of February 7, 1999
Sorrowful Mysteries

Agony in the Garden

  1. Jesus speaks: I have revealed to you insights into My Heart, the sufferings I experienced for souls that just do not comprehend. They walk in a dimmed light.
  2. Purity is found in Our Hearts.
  3. Men that hide their own displeasure and inflict it on others wound My Heart.
  4. Authority is misused. People in authority are to be loving. Their having authority does not mean they can be rude and prideful, demanding their way. I am Jesus Christ, humble of Heart.
  5. All problems can be taken to Me. I will help you.
  6. I sweat Blood for the arrogance of men.
  7. Many men seek power, position, and money.
  8. I am humble and lowly in Heart, I am kind.
  9. You complicate things with your brazen ways.
  10. The Apostles slept, My beloved friends did not comfort Me.

The Scourging at the Pillar

  1. Jesus speaks: Whip Me and feel good.
  2. No man with a pure heart feels good when he intentionally hurts another person.
  3. They tore My flesh, they made Me bleed.
  4. They spit on Me, they abused My Body.
  5. I cried out to them, but they did not hear the words I spoke.
  6. Like a little lamb, I was led to the slaughter.
  7. Can you begin a prayer chapter praying for priests?
  8. Pray for those having authority.
  9. Is it power, position? Is it God you serve or do you serve another master, one that really makes you a slave to it?
  10. Freedom is found in the hearts. I was tied to the pillar, but I was free in My Heart.

The Crowning of Thorns

  1. Jesus speaks: I am King. I expect to be honored, loved, worshipped and served.
  2. I am the King of heaven and earth. I was handled by those men who abused Me and laughed at Me.
  3. Do you laugh and ridicule others? Do you look at them and tell yourselves you are better than they?
  4. I loved those who persecuted Me.
  5. They put Me to death and I loved them, always wishing their good.
  6. What is a mother and father to do in this evil age? You wish a sign. When people are given great lights and gifts, they question.
  7. Do you listen and become wise? Do you plug your ears and not listen?
  8. What will become of Mary's children, the ones who do not change in their ways?
  9. Mary appears in Florida to lead her children into this age of the two Hearts.
  10. My children, no matter what befalls you, know I will never abandon you. I am your protector. I watch you day and night. You must surrender yourself totally into My hands.

Carrying of the Cross

  1. Messenger: Jesus showed us how He carried His cross. He took all the harsh treatment. He did not give in.
  2. Jesus was beaten at the pillar. He was bound, but He, being God, could have released these bonds. But He willingly suffered. He always complied to the Father's will.
  3. Mary speaks: Look into the eyes of my Son, Jesus, and see the love. He will never abandon you.
  4. Messenger: We are like little children. We feel we are not getting our needs met and we selfishly cry out many times in great pain.
  5. We must cherish the gifts we have and realize that many graces are released when we suffer as God wishes.
  6. Many times it is the will of the Father that we endure suffering.
  7. When it is the Father's will that we suffer, enduring it leads to greater life in Him.
  8. The devil tries to tempt us to sin. Many times we must endure great trials to remain holy.
  9. Satan is real. God is real, we must give our hearts to Jesus and Mary and pray to live in the Father's will.
  10. In dwelling in Their Hearts, we will know more and more what the Father's will is for us.
    The Holy Spirit works especially in the Heart of Mary to give us great insights into God's will for us.


  1. Messenger: Jesus hung for three agonizing hours on the cross.
  2. We are very impatient many times, wanting our way. If we identify with Him on the cross, we will learn more about the gift of patience.
  3. Bloody, beaten, wounded all over His precious Body, Jesus, the all-powerful and Almighty God, mounted the cross willingly and gave Himself as a sacrifice.
  4. We become very selfish and we do not treasure all the gifts we have. Many times we take our water and food and cars and houses for granted.
  5. Do we take the great gifts God gives to us for granted?
  6. Mary speaks: My children, see your beloved Jesus before your eyes, hanging on the cross. Stand beneath a crucifix for three hours and let your arms be extended. You will know a small amount of His suffering.
  7. Messenger: To His bitter death, Jesus Christ, the Son of God, hung for three agonizing hours. It was the Father's will.
  8. Today we suffer in our lives in a great battle against the evil one who wants souls for hell.
  9. Our pillar of light is Jesus on a cross against a darkened sky.
  10. The glory of the Easter morning shows the victory of One who was slain.

Jesus speaks: Accept the crosses you are asked to endure. The victory is won in endurance, living according to the Father's will. I give you Myself, the Resurrected Jesus, in the Eucharist. I am the Bread of Life. Feed the hungry, tell them of Me, truly present in the Eucharist. You are My apostles of the Sacred Heart.

Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How do I feel I can let you know more about how much you mean to me?

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