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.

June 30, 2004

July 1st Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 1 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries
for July 1st are Luminous.


Come to Clearwater on July 5th
Rita Ring will be there to
do a live rosary.


There will definitely be a
4 day retreat in China, Indiana
in July


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June 30, 2004

Messenger:        God is life.


Matthew 8: 28-34

When he reached the territory of the Gadarenes on the other side, two demoniacs came towards him out of the tombs—they were so dangerously violent that nobody could use that path. Suddenly they shouted, ‘What do you want with us, Son of God? Have you come here to torture us before the time?’ Now some distance away there was a large herd of pigs feeding, and the devils pleaded with Jesus, ‘If you drive us out, send us into the herd of pigs.’ And he said to them, ‘Go then,’ and they came out and made for the pigs; and at that the whole herd charged down the cliff into the lake and perished in the water. The herdsmen ran off and made for the city, where they told the whole story, including what had happened to the demoniacs. Suddenly the whole city set out to meet Jesus; and as soon as they saw him they implored him to leave their neighbourhood.


June 30, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        God came to lead us to holiness and fill us with His life
                                and to teach us to dispel evil.

                            In this gospel at the end the people
                                asked God to go away.

                            Dear God bring us eternal life.
                            Dear God bring us your light.
                            Dear God we want to be saved.
                            Dear God keep us from the death of our soul.

                            Song: Choose Life

Jesus speaks:    

                            I bring you My light and My life.
                            I give you Myself in the Eucharist.


                            We offer sacrifice.
                            We offer all our trials to You.
                            We give ourselves to You in the Holy
                                Sacrifice of the Mass.

                            God You are the fountain of all Holiness.
                            Oh God outpour Your grace to us.
                            Dear Holy Spirit come —
                            Dear Holy Spirit You are all Powerful.
                            Dear Holy Spirit change our hearts.
                            Dear Holy Spirit change us.

                            Oh God we beg for Your precious life —
                            Oh God we beg for Your grace.

Jesus speaks:    

                            My child, I love you so much.


                            Oh Jesus — I long to hear You say this.

Jesus speaks:

                            My child focus on this —
                                I love you so much.


                            Oh Jesus fill my heart with Your love,
                                outpour Your grace to me.

Jesus speaks:

                            My child focus on My Light.
                            Pray the Our Father.

Messenger:        Mary and Jesus walked with this earth.
                            Jesus worked miracles.
                            Mary is sinless.
                            Mary is a human person —
                                Immaculately Conceived —
                                she walked the earth —
                                she is our model —
                                we are sinners —
                                we ponder the life of Mary and Jesus —
                                we meditate on the rosary

                            I received the Divine God in the Holy Eucharist.
                            God is my refuge —
                            God is my life —
                            Dear Jesus, God, my bridegroom,
                                - please help us with our funds —
                                - please help us with the funds for the
                                - please help us get the glass for the window

                        Dialogue —

                            This is dialogue with God —
                            How sweet is the Exposed Eucharist —
                            How gifted we are to have God
                                with us, truly present.

                        Sing: Come to Me Lord and Possess My Soul
                        Sing: Come Holy Ghost

                        Oh God we honor You and we love You.



                        Oh Mary you who are sinless —
                            help us to fight off the temptations to sin.


Psalm 36: 1-3, 5, 7-12

Sin is the oracle of the wicked 
    in the depths of his heart; 
there is no fear of God 
    before his eyes.

He sees himself with too flattering an eye 
    to detect and detest his guilt;
all he says is malicious and deceitful, 
    he has turned his back on wisdom. 

Yahweh, your faithful love is in the heavens, 
your constancy reaches to the clouds,

how precious, God, is your faithful love. 
So the children of Adam 
take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

They feast on the bounty of your house, 
you let them drink from your delicious streams;
in you is the source of life, 
by your light we see the light.

Maintain your faithful love to those who acknowledge you, 
and your saving justice to the honest of heart.
Do not let the foot of the arrogant overtake me 
or wicked hands drive me away.

There they have fallen, the evil–doers, 
flung down, never to rise again.


                            Glory to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit
                            as it was in the beginning, is now and will be
                                                    forever. Amen.


June 30, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        Oh God You are our light —
                            Oh God You are the source of life

                            Sing: Bread of Life

Jesus speaks:        To those who feel they do not have the
                            life they want they may be irritable
                            and hurt others because they feel
                            empty inside.

                            My religious should feel full.
                            They are My Spouse.

                            Why would someone who chooses
                                Me as their Spouse cause
                                other problems, because they
                                are not realizing their vocation.

                            Many religious wear a ring, which
                                means to Me — they have chosen
                                to be My Spouse.

                                Then they can spend their life
                            looking for something to fill them —
                            or they can realize the very special
                                calling they have.

                            How would a married man like a wife
                                that searched for endless pursuits,
                                always complaining, looking for more,
                                acting empty  inside.

                            She is not realizing the calling I have
                                called her to.  


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.


June 30, 2004 message continues

                            Sing song: Your Presence Pervades My Soul

Jesus speaks:     Here are some writings from the book
                                "The Spouse of the Lamb-
                                    the Bridegroom of the Soul."


The Spouse of the Lamb book


Ash Wednesday, February 25, 1998 - 1st Day (Excerpt)

Jesus speaks: Do you think I acted on your soul less when I gave you the experiences of hell?

I give to you the greatest graces to know My love. I act directly on your soul. I am the Bridegroom of your soul.

Messenger: Oh Jesus, He took me to the heights of ecstasy in Him in realizing how He is the Initiator and acts on my soul. How foolish I am indeed to think it is I who control the workings of God on my soul, when in fact He is the Bridegroom of my soul.

I see Him look at me with the greatest love, as I did once in the study, when I knew He looked at me and loved me so. I sat with a white dress and my Bridegroom looked with love on me, thinking me so beautiful to Him, me the little child of the Father in all my faults, and looking on me with such love. He stood above me as a Bridegroom dressed in black, tall and handsome, and He looked down with the most loving eyes upon me and I knew the love of the Divine Creator.

Today I knew how it was, how He acted on my soul.

I see how it is when someone really acts in love and does something for me because that person loves me.

I see myself as open, letting go, putting myself entirely in the hands of the Creator, the God I love, and the Bridegroom comes with the greatest love and His grace. He gives me Himself. My job is to be, just to be, a soul, waiting for the Bridegroom to just give me Himself in the greatest love. I am, I know it is He who acts, and when He acts His presence overtakes my soul. I am, I let go and I reminisce about all the times He just overtook my soul.

Little do I do, for it is the Bridegroom loving me, loving my soul and acting most intimately on my soul.

I sit and surrender myself entirely to Him. He is the Initiator. He is the One Who acts with His grace and NOTHING - no intimate experience, nothing here can fill the soul with this love and satisfaction.

For the Bridegroom acts and the soul is satisfied, the only desire is that it will never end. Sometimes there is such a longing and realizing the temporariness of it all. Sometimes He gives my soul such satisfaction, comfort and love, and I am filled with the greatest peace and satisfaction with less awareness of the temporariness, just peace.

Jesus speaks: I give you the peace of the Sacred Heart of Jesus when He acts on the soul of His spouse. I am the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. I am the Spouse of your soul. I give you this satisfaction so that you will write to Me after Communion for My Mass Books for the world. This book will be entitled the Spouse of the Lamb. I will act on your soul most intimately.

And what My child is the key, but total surrender as a spouse who knows her spouse loves her and takes the love given. You, child, pray for this grace, to be possessed by the Lamb, the Bridegroom of your soul. What lesson did I teach you this day but that it is I who act upon you, you do not control My love given to you in any way. A grace is given, a grace is received.

Your total surrender is the way to most optimally allow the Bridegroom, the Lamb, to act on your soul.

Total yielding, so that you will allow yourself to be IN ME.

Messenger: Oh my God - how to explain that which happens when You act on my soul and what I experience. Are there any words that could do this justice when the Almighty God finds favor with me most intimately, and gives Himself to me?

Jesus speaks: My child, I act, you are passive, empty and open. Surrender and I will possess your soul with the lights of heaven so you can experience your Divine Lover most intimately. Surrender, surrender, surrender, a state of being and surrender to live in Him at the point of greatest intimacy in the Mass.

You will know days of darkness and joy as the shadows and lights fade in and out of your life and I reveal Myself most intimately to you.

I am Jesus Christ, the Bridegroom of your soul. Your hand must record these experiences for the marriage of the Lamb to the soul.

I act upon your soul most intimately.


March 1, 1998 - 5th Day

The Marriage of the Lamb

Messenger: What do I write today? Since that day, February 25th I have experienced the Bridegroom as He stands above me and strengthens me in this trial I have experienced. It has been a hellish experience to do the Father’s will, to stand firm for the truth when it would have been so much easier to laugh and to play as the world danced and I cried inside to stand behind the truth in this "Godless" world.

They danced and played and whistled a tune on the flute and the Bridegroom was ignored at His own wedding. How indeed would it be if at the marriage the bridegroom was treated as if he were not present?

We went to the altar, we received Him, the Lamb, the Bridegroom of our souls and then we ignored Him and went to laugh and play. We ignored Him and fed our faces.

The tenderest love Our Divine Captain gives to us in giving Himself in the Mass. The Almighty God, the King of heaven and earth, gives Himself to us in the deepest spousal relationship and what happens here? We ignore Him and talk to mere humans with God in our breast.

Let us make reparation to Him, Our Savior, for the ingratitude and indifference given to the King, the Lamb of God, Who was slain for our sins. They now have roped off my pew with a red chord and asked me to move my jacket as I prayed. Several ladies stand at the end of my pew and talk openly in church of the bishop to come in this church today. All the priests, the royal bridegrooms, anointed by the Lord, came out immediately after Mass and talked to the people, right in church. There was conversation and laughing at the beginning of Mass and at the end. A royal banquet, the Lamb was slain for our sins, now sacramentally made present here and who pays Him heed?

They worship Him with fan-fare and trumpets, flutes and tambourines, but when the banquet is served, they all get up and rush from the table. Little focus is given to the King and royal Bridegroom of the soul. He is really ignored. Oh precious King, we love You, we worship You, we adore You, forever.

I was unable to be intimately connected to Him today in a way that gave me happy feelings, but in my heart I know in the suffering there is no place to go but to Him.

Preparation must be made. Time must be set aside for a person who is important in our lives. Time must be set aside to prepare for the Lamb, the Bridegroom of our soul. It begins with acts of surrender, saying the "Prayer for Union with Jesus", the consecration, and the "Prayer before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass".

I love You, Jesus. In this suffering, I unite in You, passion and death. I love You, my Divine Lord, the Bridegroom of my soul.

March 5, 1998 - 9th Day

Messenger: My dear Bridegroom,
I see now the plan of the Father and that we are all children in His holy family. This is how we must see the world. It is His, we are one, He is our Father. We would not talk about our brother, we would love him. Always love him, as a brother in the holy family of the Father. We must keep our family pure. Each family is a little family of the Father's family, we are all related as the children of Eve, but this life in the Spirit, this relationship is all in the Spirit. If we understand generations and blood lines, we should clearly understand the connections of this family living as children of God. As we read in John 1:13, "who were born not from human stock or human desire or human will, but from God Himself."

He is the Initiator. We are the ones responding to His initiative. He is the life. He is the light.

John 1:3-8
Through him all things came into being,
not one thing came into being
    except through him.
What has come into being in him was life,
life that was the light of men;
and light shines in darkness,
and darkness could not overpower it.

A man came, sent by God.
His name was John.
He came as a witness,
to bear witness to the light,
so that everyone might believe
    through him.
He was not the light,
he was to bear witness to the light.

Thus it states: The witness of John (John 1:23)

So he said, 'I am, as Isaiah prophesied:

A voice of one that cries in the desert:
Prepare a way for the Lord.
Make his paths straight!'

All division will be finished, the hills leveled, the valleys filled in for there will be one flock and one Shepherd, one family of the Father.

The Son, the Word, reveals the Father, thus: John 1:1,3 he begins,

In the beginning was the Word:
the Word was with God
and the Word was God.

Through him all things came into being,
not one thing came into being
    except through him.

Zachariah was struck dumb for not believing, John was the voice to prepare the way of the Lord.

I saw John the Baptist in Conyers, Georgia April 14 or 15, 1993. I had experienced the loss of my voice, I was struck speechless.

The voice that came forth was His to prepare the way for the Lord of Hosts.

His voice speaks in these teachings, the voice of the Good Shepherd in Father Carter's and my revelations.

Here is John's testimony: '...Look, there is the lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world.' (John 1: 29)


March 7, 1998 - 11th Day

Messenger: My dear Spouse,

You take us to Your mountain top and show us Your light and the world slumbers and sleeps and the throng below the hill shakes the tree and the dead fruit falls, but they do not see it.

We hear the voice of the Father speak, "This is My beloved Son in Whom I am well pleased." and we hear the voice of the Good Shepherd speak as He reveals His Father to us and His plan for the salvation of all men living according to His will.

The voice of the Good Shepherd will be heard as men listen to Jesus in the Shepherds of Christ Movement. This is what the Father said in His messages delivered in January 1997. Especially January 18, 1997, where He says, "My dear children, I am the Father. My plan is unfolding through you, My beloved priest, Father Carter, Rita, and the core group in the Shepherds of Christ."

"My Son has revealed Himself as never before in history in His tremendous love for men and you treat Our gift with indifference."

"I am talking through these messages given by My Son and Mary to tell you how to accomplish this task of carrying out My plan."


March 19, 1998 (Excerpt)


Messenger: Passion is a way the devil can lead a holy soul to death. Jesus calls us to holy love. He calls us to brotherly love, love rooted in God.

Passion is a way the devil uses to drive a holy soul to death.

When appropriate, for example at certain times when we pray together, Jesus wants us to hold hands, to join in unity and to touch one another in a proper way. Satan works in the thoughts of holy souls to create passions and desires that are not to God's liking.

Jesus gives us the Commandment, "Thou shall not commit adultery." He asks us to relax and be one and then asks us to be on our guard. He asks us for love as the Virgin Mary had for St. Joseph and for others. Holy love is holy. It is not rooted in passion and desires, it is rooted in love of God and Godly love for each other. If one truly loves himself and another, he would not put himself and the other in an occasion of sin that could lead to the death of the soul. One that loves would not wish the other to sin.

Time spent before the tabernacle is to give honor and glory to God. God is the focus of this time before the tabernacle. God is there to unite hearts to Himself and to others.

God gives us the Commandment to love God and one another. We are to love in holy love.

Satan can create passions, lights, feelings that will lead a holy soul into sin. Satan creates appetites within the soul to be improperly satisfied with food, alcohol, sex, indulgence. Jesus does not want us to be fearful. He wants us to help to bring about the Reign of the Sacred Heart. You must ask yourself, does this relationship have as its primary purpose to give honor and glory to God? Anything that would lead to anything sinful is not giving honor and glory to God.

I state clearly. Satan will try to lead some astray with passions. Our role is to help bring the world into oneness in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. Satan can trick a couple engaging in prayer by passions and feelings. We must focus on the work at hand. Being led away by Satan harms the whole Movement. Be diligent, thrifty, and loving, praying always for the gifts of the Spirit.

end of excerpt from Spouse of the Lamb


June 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:     My Servants and My Handmaids and My
                                Apostles are called to a special
                                Spousal union with Me.

                            I have required all Servants and Handmaids
                                read an entry from the Spouse of
                                the Lamb daily, it can be done
                                after the reception of the Eucharist
                                is so desired.

                            I call you to sainthood.

                            A person that has lived in a dysfunctional
                                home even though it is painful
                                can recreate the same patterns in
                                relationships if they move on to another

                            In the alcoholic home, the whole house
                                can become so sick and their whole
                                lives center around the unpredictability
                                of the alcoholic.

                            Patterned behaviors may arise that
                                are dysfunctional and people
                                function daily in pain. The
                                patterned life may seem so
                                normal to them because they
                                lived this way before — even though
                                dysfunctional, it functions and
                                they stay in it without change
                                because they practiced endurance
                                to unhealthy patterns before.

                            Once old patterned ways have been
                                acted out, it may be difficult
                                to break the bad habits — the
                                dysfunctional ways that squeeze at
                                the very life it feels from within.

                            When the devil is in a relationship keeping
                                all bogged down — the people begin
                                to live that patterned, painful
                                existence — the same as they might
                                endure a heavy cross of a physical disease.

                            No one should consciously allow themselves
                                to be "eaten up" by the dysfunction
                                of others.

                            Martha was hard to get along with —
                                She woke up as it seemed on the wrong
                                    side of the bed everyday —
                                When asked about her attitude of life at work  —
                                    she told them she was going through
                                    "change of life", she was sorry and
                                    asked if they would allow
                                    her to work there a while longer.

                                Martha began to see a counselor
                                    because she didn't want to lose
                                    her job.
                                    In counseling she saw her patterned
                                    Martha was in a bad mood her whole
                                    She was a spinster, had no grandchildren
                                        or children and she felt
                                        empty inside.

                                    Her thoughts were usually negative most of the time.
                                    She gave little thought to her job and how
                                        she was helping people.

                                    The counselor said — well what do you
                                        think about all day?

                                Martha said —
                                    I think about the future —
                                    Some day I will run the church and
                                        be in charge here and then I
                                        will be happy.
                                    Now is the time for me to think about
                                        those days when I will be the

                                The counselor said, well what do you think
                                    about every moment?

                                Martha confessed she hated the moment —
                                    she lived only to endure it for
                                    another day.
                                    People irritated her, she liked her
                                        food — that was her main
                                        joy. She was very disgruntled if that
                                        was interrupted because she received
                                        her only pleasure in two things —
                                        food and sleep.

                                    She liked going out and explaining her
                                        future to a particular friend —
                                        she didn't share her dreams
                                        with others — it was not rooted
                                        in reality.


From a Lenten Homily, March 24, 2000

Live in the Moment

    Today’s Gospel in its story certainly points ahead to Jesus in His Passion and death. And as we read passages such as this during the Lenten season, we are reminded once again that the Church in her Liturgy of the Word gives us an opportunity to undergo a purification, an ever deepening cleansing of ourselves so that we may be a more fit instrument for receiving the great graces which are to be given to us at the time of the Resurrection memorial on Easter. And so all in all, Lent is a time of purification to prepare us for ever-greater gifts of the Lord. It’s a time of self-discipline, a time to renew our efforts to be self-disciplined in the service of the Lord. Self-discipline is an aspect of purification. And I suggest that one of the most difficult acts of self-discipline in the spiritual journey is to concentrate on the present moment. We have a very strong tendency to disregard the importance of the present moment by focusing in a wrong way on the past or in a wrong way on the future. There are proper occasions for thinking of the past and the future. For example, we have to learn from the past and we have to prepare for the future, but our great emphasis has to be upon the present. There is a Latin axiom which says, age quod agis, age quod agis, which means: do what you are doing, concentrate on the present. And of course we are familiar with that term in the history of spirituality: the sacrament of the present moment. And so the discipline of Lent certainly encourages us to include in a deeper self-discipline a greater determination to get as much as we can out of the present moment. People with a terminal illness have an opportunity as they prepare for death for increased prayer, contrition, love of God. However, some are taken very, very quickly. But for those who have the opportunity of knowing with some certainty the time of their death, I’m sure as they look back on their lives, they are saddened by the many times they did not use time and opportunities for the service of the Lord properly, and are overjoyed at those times in which they did use the present opportunity properly. A great means we have of living in the present properly is a greater focus upon our Lord. For if I have that awareness of the fact I am united with Jesus here and now, why should I be concerned so much about the future or the past? Yes, a great help in living in the present and deriving all the good we can from it for ourselves and others is an ever greater focus upon Jesus, because the more I focus upon Jesus and the more I live with Him in the present moment, the more I am satisfied with the present moment. And so let us in our Lenten activity resolve to grow in that self-discipline - which is very difficult at times - to really live in the presence with the fullness of our being as much as is possible, with the help of God’s grace. Now is the day of salvation. Now is the day of salvation.

end of Father Carter's homily


June 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:     Satan can convince someone they should
                                live life in a mode of endurance.
                                It is one thing for a girl and boy
                                engaged to anticipate their marriage
                                or for a person in school and training
                                to live thinking of when they
                                may be a doctor or some professional,
                                but to live daily, enduring the moment
                                with hate — making up stories in one's
                                mind when they will be the President
                                of the bank — may be a dream not
                                truly focused in reality.

                            St. Ignatius talks about attitude —
                                purity of intention —
                                the 3 classes of men —

                            How did Mary, the real handmaid
                                of the Lord live?
                                She lived to serve Me.
                                She lived every moment to be as the
                                    Father desired.


Psalm 36: 1-3, 5, 7-12

Sin is the oracle of the wicked 
    in the depths of his heart; 
there is no fear of God 
    before his eyes.

He sees himself with too flattering an eye 
    to detect and detest his guilt;
all he says is malicious and deceitful, 
    he has turned his back on wisdom. 

Yahweh, your faithful love is in the heavens, 
your constancy reaches to the clouds,

how precious, God, is your faithful love. 
So the children of Adam 
take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

They feast on the bounty of your house, 
you let them drink from your delicious streams;
in you is the source of life, 
by your light we see the light.

Maintain your faithful love to those who acknowledge you, 
and your saving justice to the honest of heart.
Do not let the foot of the arrogant overtake me 
or wicked hands drive me away.

There they have fallen, the evil–doers, 
flung down, never to rise again.


Luke 1: 46-55

And Mary said:

My soul proclaims
    the greatness of the Lord
and my spirit rejoices
    in God my Saviour;
because he has looked upon
    the humiliation of his servant.
Yes, from now onwards
    all generations will call me blessed,
for the Almighty
    has done great things for me.
Holy is his name,
and his faithful love extends age after age
    to those who fear him.
He has used the power of his arm,
he has routed the arrogant of heart.
He has pulled down princes
    from their thrones
        and raised high the lowly.
He has filled the starving with good things,
    sent the rich away empty.
He has come to the help
    of Israel his servant,
        mindful of his faithful love
—according to the promise
    he made to our ancestors—
of his mercy to Abraham
    and to his descendants for ever.


June 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:     I gave Myself to My death on the cross
                                I obeyed the will of the Father.
                                Every moment I lived to please the Father.
                                I lived a quiet life so long.

                            People that live to endure the moment —
                                that are angry because they are
                                not the head, that do not
LIVE in the moment can be
                                very unhappy people.

                            Martha wanted to change her negative
                                patterned thoughts. Those she
                                worked with had endured her
                                behavior long enough.

                            Life was not felt with-in her for
                                she did not live for that moment —
                                you have so many moments to live —
                                    that is all —
                                when you go to the Father every moment
                                    is a petal of the flowers you place
                                    at His feet —



June 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:         will your basket of flowers be
                                    empty or dried up weeds
                                    and thistles

                            Life is in the person —

                            I lived every moment in joy —
                                even carrying My cross for
                                the Father called Me to this —
                            I lived a quiet life —

                            Are you living for tomorrow —
                            Are you caught up in memories of
                                yesterday — you can spread poison
                                on those you live with today.

                            I call you to life —
                            I call you to be My light —
                            I call you to be My soldiers in
                                a dark world

                            Martha cast a dark cloud on
                                everyone she touched at
                                her job.

                            The company did not want this.

                            When Martha wasn't at work —
                                she complained about the
                                work and the people there. She
                                was disloyal and self-focused.

                            She herself hated her life —
                            She did not live in reality —

                            I call you to be My servants, handmaids,
                                apostles, sisters, brothers, married
                                couples to love your vocation —
                                to love Me as your Spouse —
                                You give My Father weeds in
                                    His bouquet —
                                You can cheat those who you
                                    meet —
                                You live to serve Me —


From The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius
    by Louis J. Puhl, S.J.  p. 12                     

                        23. FIRST PRINCIPLE AND FOUNDATION

                            Man is created to praise, reverence and serve God 
                        our Lord, and by this means to save his soul. 


June 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:     Do you live for your own vain glory?
                            Then you will never really live and
                                be happy —

                            You will feel a nagging emptiness
                                in the depth of your heart —
                            You were created to love and serve
                                Me in doing this you
                                will know true happiness

                            One man looked out prison bars
                            One saw mud, the other stars
                            Here is a little example —
                                when walking passed the
                                priest house which adjoined
                                the church, one day,
                                a little old man said to
                                his wife when observing
                                a nice young worker watering
                                the flowers, that were so
                                beautiful right under the
                                priest office, he was a gruff
                                little man, snarly, suspicious
                                and always expecting the worse,
                                The man watering the flowers
                                had a tank , he may have
                                been fertilizing them, Freddy, little
                                old man in his snarly little voice
                                said, "Bertha, who is that guy,
                                do you think he is spreading

                                As bizarre as that may sound
                            to you, look at how suspiciously
                            you have viewed many situations.

                                Let's go back to Martha, or it
                            could be Pete or anyone for that
                            matter who chooses a religious life
                            to serve Me — do you ever hear
                            the sentence coming from an elderly
                            gentleman married about 35 years,
                            tired with a "ho-hum" job, he thinks, whose
                            children have just left the house
                            to make their own way in life
                            and the man says, "Is that
                            all there is?"

                            He is really asking the question, "Is
                                that all there is to life?"

                            It wounds My Heart when one has
                                chosen the religious life, when
                                one wears a religious habit
                                and shows the world how
                                unhappy they are.

                            There are so many people in the world
                                that do not show Me love and I
                                long for love from My precious
                                souls. Being a religious is a wonderful
                                vocation — you are My Spouse. I
                                want you to love Me. To be happy,
                                to be called to serve Me in the
                                religious life.

                                You are My special bride when I
                                call you to be My religious.
                                You have many children, children
                                    in the church — the religious
                                    fill a vital role for the children
                                    in the Church.

                                My children in the Church should know
                                    My love. I am love. If you call
                                    yourself Christian and are not loving
                                    then you are not "Christ-like".

                            A person that wears a habit in public places
                                restaurants, should recognize the
                                fact they are telling the world "I
                                am the Spouse of Jesus."

                                If a person not in religious
                                life not in a habit goes into a hall,
                                a store, a restaurant, they go
                                without telling a special message —
                                unless a service man, police man —
                                one in uniform.

                            If you wear My habit, say for example,
                                Handmaid of the Good Shepherd,
                                white dress, you tell the world,
                                I am the Spouse of Jesus, I wear
                                white as His bride, I am always
                                dressed as His bride.

                                Mary is the perfect Handmaid
                            of the Lord. Mary is full of grace.
                            Mary is full of My life. Mary is
                            full. Mary is the reflection of
                            Me, I am her Son, I am God, I
                            am Jesus, the Son of God. I expect
                            you to be loving if you are
                            My special handmaids. You wear
                            My ring — you are full — likewise
                            My servants tell the world, I am
                            the special Spouse of Jesus, I
                            am the Handmaid of the Lord.

                                Mary Lou joined a religious
                            community and was professed —
                            every day after noon Mass down town
                            she went into a little sandwich shop
                            and ordered a sandwich. She was always
                            smiling and her eyes were soft and

                                The man who ran the sandwich shop
                            was not Catholic. He really never understood
                            why any woman would not marry and
                            wear what he thought-was-strange
                            clothing. But he soon began to like
                            Mary Lou with her sweet smile
                            and bright eyes coming in every day.
                            Soon some priests began to come in and
                            his once disrespect (because of the publicity 
                            in the paper regarding the priests) began to
                            change. He saw them as gentle, holy men
                            because Mary Lou was like that.
                            Every place Mary Lou went she wore her
                            habit and her bright smile and
                            glowing face. She was called Sister Mary
                            Lou by the children.

                                People who are not Catholic may have
                            a way of lumping all religious
                            together. So if the bad publicity
                            goes out in the paper about priests,
                            many who are not Catholic feel less
                            respect for all religious — even though
                            it may have been four men who were
                            involved in all the religious in the
                            United States.

                                So if you can see how one person can
                            affect the thoughts of other non-Catholics
                            about all religious — you can see how
                            wearing a habit as a religious nun or
                            a collar as a priest can affect
                            the thoughts of non-Catholics.

                                If a priest would go in a bar with
                            a collar and flirt with the waitress
                            it reflects on priesthood in general.

                                It is an honor to wear My habit —
                            it is a dishonor to Me and the Church
                            when you wear a habit and argue
                            in a restaurant or before others or
                            you come in looking glum and
                            ready to fight.

                                TAKE OFF THE HABIT.

                                Does it look good for a policeman
                                or fireman to dress in their uniform
                                and then use drugs or get drunk.

                                It is a paradox —
                                On one hand they say —
                                I stand for law and order — (that is what the uniform says)
                                On the other hand they say — I disobey the law

                            A PARADOX
                            A PARADOX for a religious
                                to wear a habit of God and
                                argue, look glum, fight, not smile.

                            Your clock ticks away 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
                                10, 11, 12,
                            You do not know the day, nor the hour.

                            A young man as head of a high school was
                                so sweet to everyone, everyone felt
                                the love he brought to that place —
                                it was a family — like no other high school
                                there was love and concern but firmness
                                and scholastic challenge.

                            Another high school was run by a
                                sister who was always angry and
                                the girls were afraid of her because
                                she treated them mean.

                            40 years down the lane Sue Jones
                                grew to dislike all Sisters in religious
                                life because of this high school
                                principal who was so cruel and
                                heartless. Sue even wrote
                                a play she put on in the community
                                knocking Sisters in religious life.

                            What does it mean to be a religious and
                                what effects do you have on others
                                when you put on a habit, but allow
                                satan to dominate your negative
                                thinking and angry ways.

                            Sister June got up every day — went to
                                Mass sang with the children —
                                she was filled with joy.

                            Sister Anita, got up, put on her
                                white habit and in the same stroke
                                put on her negative thoughts, her
                                self-focusing demeaning thoughts,
                                her argumentative nature and then
                                left the house.

                            Remember the little boys who left the
                                house and before them was a mud
                                puddle and a high snow-caped
                                mountain. (They were twin boys
                                dressed in white) One little boy
                                went in the mud puddle. The one little
                                boy was soon covered with a brown
                                face and a mud coated outfit — the
                                other little boy went to the top of the
                                mountain gaily and the sun shown on
                                his face and his clothes stayed white
                                and he looked shining in the noon day


Deuteronomy 30: 15-20

‘Look, today I am offering you life and prosperity, death and disaster. If you obey the commandments of Yahweh your God, which I am laying down for you today, if you love Yahweh your God and follow his ways, if you keep his commandments, his laws and his customs, you will live and grow numerous, and Yahweh your God will bless you in the country which you are about to enter and make your own. But if your heart turns away, if you refuse to listen, if you let yourself be drawn into worshipping other gods and serving them, I tell you today, you will most certainly perish; you will not live for long in the country which you are crossing the Jordan to enter and possess. Today, I call heaven and earth to witness against you: I am offering you life or death, blessing or curse. Choose life, then, so that you and your descendants may live, in the love of Yahweh your God, obeying his voice, holding fast to him; for in this your life consists, and on this depends the length of time that you stay in the country which Yahweh swore to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac and Jacob that he would give them.’


John 15: 1-8

I am the true vine,
and my Father is the vinedresser.
Every branch in me that bears no fruit
he cuts away,
and every branch that does bear fruit
     he prunes
to make it bear even more.
You are clean already,
by means of the word
     that I have spoken to you.
Remain in me, as I in you.
As a branch cannot bear fruit all by itself,
unless it remains part of the vine,
neither can you unless you remain in me.
I am the vine,
you are the branches.
Whoever remains in me, with me in him,
bears fruit in plenty;
for cut off from me you can do nothing.
Anyone who does not remain in me
is thrown away like a branch
—and withers;
these branches are collected
     and thrown on the fire
and are burnt.
If you remain in me
and my words remain in you,
you may ask for whatever you please
and you will get it.
It is to the glory of my Father
      that you should bear much fruit
and be my disciples.


June 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:         What more do I say. Being a religious
                            is not a spinster's life. Being a religious
                            means you are wed in a special way to
                            God. What a joy? What pleasure
                            I felt in the garden when I beheld
                            you with your white dress and your focus
                            on Me — when others were angry — you
                            continued to be My light and do
                            the job.

                                Steve was a brother. There were
                            3 brothers and sisters in the community.
                            Steve just wasn't too filled with
                            energy because he never really felt
                            what a commitment it was to live
                            the rule of the community and be a
                            Shepherd to the people by being a

                                Energy — life is inside the person.
                            Fr. Carter said he prayed everyday for
                            perseverance to his vocation as a Jesuit.
                            If you lie to yourself and to others why
                            you are there — you may help the community
                            by leaving if your only intention there
                            is for selfish gain, but if you give
                            and do not count the cost, out of
                            love for the Ministry and out of love
                            for Me — you do not become weary.

                                You have seen it, where one comes
                            filled with joy and vitality — the face is
                            light, the heart happy and

                                Another comes carrying a ball and
                            chain saying "Oh, I can't do that"
                            They act like it is too hard to breathe.

                                Another may come with a worn
                            out attitude and all they focus on is
                            the day off — the communication with
                            the outside. That is the sign they should
                            change the attitude or leave.

                                LIFE —
                                are you filled with My life —

                                If I appeared to you now — you
                                    could hardly see for I would
                                    come in a light that would
                                    be so bright.

                                The devil is darkness.
                                The habits are yours.
                                The smiles come from inside your
                                    body — no one comes and pours
                                    joy in your heart — you
                                    either choose it or you
                                    just have a snarly attitude
                                    where you want someone
                                    to pour "star dust" in your

                                Wake up and live.

                            A man lived his whole life being
                                snarly and dark — he had
                                a lump under his arm —
                                he went in the hospital in
                                6 weeks he was dead.

                            Two women went in the hospital —
                                both had breast surgery —
                                one recovered and is working as a
                                nurse 11 years later, another
                                died before the 4 week anniversary
                                of the operation.

                            Count your fat cells — every gram and
                                don't tend to the turned down
                                corners of your life.

                            You are in charge of living for

                            Some treat those in one place mean
                                and then to others they act happy
                                and care-free —
                                you don't fool me —
                                I know the heart —
                                I see it all —
                                You are here to love God and one
                                    another —
                                How much joy have you missed —
                                How have you spread My Light?
                                When the man came to the Church
                                    to be touched by you — did you
                                    run him off — so he never tried again —
                                    or were you just occupied with
                                    a dark room inside you and to
                                    all who were around you — you
                                    monopolized their time and energy
                                    and did the work of satan to block
                                    My work.

                            YOU ARE

                            MY SOLDIERS

                            OF LOVE —

                   ACT LIKE IT.

                   SMILE AND

                   TELL THEM

                   THE GOOD NEWS.

                        My sisters, brothers and
                            definitely My priests
                            are so important to Me.

                        Take My people to
                            My Heart.


        from Tell My People

        Age of the Two Hearts

Jesus speaks:  "My beloved priest-companion, I have allowed you to experience in extraordinary fashion the riches contained in My Heart and My Mother's Heart. I desire that you tell all My people about these riches. I desire that My people consecrate themselves to My Sacred Heart and to Mary's Immaculate Heart. My people are living in the beginnings of the age of the Two Hearts.

    "After the time of the purification is completed, this new era of the Church and the world will become firmly established. This era will be characterized by the triumph of the Immaculate Heart and the reign of My Sacred Heart. All those who consecrate themselves to My Heart and to My Mother's Heart will help to establish this glorious new age. I am Lord and Master. Please listen to My urgent request. Within Our Hearts you will experience the love and security, the peace and the joy, which you all desire. I love My people with a tremendous love, and in My love I give them this message!"


Work to Make Your World Better

Jesus: "My beloved companion, remind My people of their responsibility toward the world. They have a duty to try to make this a better world for all to live in.

"Today there is much which is wrong with the world. Sin covers the face of the earth. Sins of all kinds blemish the goodness of My Father's creation.

"However, My Mother and I are increasingly gathering our forces for the battle against Satan and his followers. We are more and more forming Our followers to wage the battle to win back that part of the world dominated by Satan's influence. We are forming our followers in the ways of love. We are forming Our followers with the grace which flows from the bosom of My Father, through My Heart, given in the Holy Spirit, and distributed through the intercession of the maternal and Immaculate Heart of Mary.

"We are forming Our followers to give themselves in the greatest love for God and neighbor. We are bringing them ever more closely to Our Hearts so that they may draw from the flames of love of My Heart and Mary's Heart! The more My followers dwell in Mary's Heart and My Heart, the more they are enlightened and strengthened to give themselves for the salvation of the world.

"I am Lord and Master. I ask all to follow Me and My Mother to help us bring forth the great age of love and peace for the world. This age will emerge after the phase of purification has been completed. This age will be characterized by the triumph of Mary's immaculate Heart and the reign of My Sacred Heart. In this great new age, soon to come, My people will love and praise My Father, with Mary and through Me and in the Holy Spirit, as never before!

"I love My people with a tremendous, burning love, and in this love I give them this message!"

end of excerpts from Tell My People


June 30, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:     I LOVE YOU
                                SO MUCH

                        Don't give into satan —
                            You are My Hands —
                            You are My Heart —
                                beating in the
                                world —




Excerpt from the October 13, 1996 Rosary

Messenger:  Jesus gave me a message that we are His hands and we are His Heart beating in this world. We must truly be real lovers, lovers living in this world loving one another, one with each other. It is in going to the pure heart of Mary, that we will unite in this deep love affair with Jesus.

Jesus speaks:
You are My hands. You are My Heart beating in this world. My beloved apostles, will you say "yes"? Will you go into the world? Will you carry my light in the darkness? Will you tell the children who are suffering how I love them? Will you go to the nursing homes and tell the elderly how I am longing to be with them, to talk to them, to hear the words from their lips that they love Me? You are My apostles of love.


June 30, 2004 continues

Jesus speaks:     I love you, I am




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