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I appear my children on this former bank building in Florida, Our Lady Clothed with the Sun.

June 6, 1999 - Feast of the Body and Blood of Jesus

A Prayer for Intimacy with the Lamb, the Bridegroom of the Soul

Oh Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, come and act on my soul most intimately. I surrender myself, as I ask for the grace to let go, to just be as I exist in You and You act most intimately on my soul. You are the Initiator. I am the soul waiting Your favors as You act in me. I love You. I adore You. I worship You. Come and possess my soul with Your Divine Grace, as I experience You most intimately.

Messenger: He took me into the inner chamber of His Heart on this precious Feast of His Body and Blood. The days of darkness in which that unity with Him seemed lessened, seemed so far from me now as He gave me His favors. It had nothing to do with my desire to be united to Him as I now desire. It has to do with His pleasure when He chooses to act on my soul.

I write as He beckons me to write, for He fills me with this deep union I live to experience and have. My soul is like a thirsty desert, a parched desert land. I struggle with the self and how the devil tries to get me to focus on people, their faults or what they are thinking, and it seems so silly now. What remains is only love, deep abundant love existent in Him.

I struggle trying to control my life and the lives of others when the real power is found in letting go and living in Him, allowing Him to envelope our being and take us over.

Satan wants to divide us from one another, but more than this he wants to divide us from God. His attack on me is so apparent before Mass and on the occasions of situations that will take me into this deep ecstatic union with God. His attack is against my soul. His ways are evil, cunning and direct. He studies our ways and he knows our weaknesses. He is a master in battle, for he tricked Eve with all her gifts. Satan wants division between God and his people. Satan wants souls for hell.

Jesus said, "If you knew more about My love for you, you would never fear, or be jealous." His love is so enormous. When I am given this ecstatic union, there is nothing for me to do but to love. So much that once seemed so important doesn't seem to matter. My whole being is saturated with oneness and love. I only know harmony. I know the heights of being existent in Him and there is peace, harmony, love and joy. My heart begs Him once again, "Please don't ever take this away, please, please, please, I want to stay here." These episodes of deep union seem so far away. I feel I am left on a parched desert land, my heart longs and thirsts for this in a world that rarely speaks of spousal union with Jesus. I feel as a foreigner on foreign soil. I hear His word and go to the Sacraments and to the Mass and I am comforted, for I am home. My heart knows the truth of this splendor of our risen God, and walking the desert land thirsting for Him leaves my mouth parched and dry and my heart feeling almost hollow sometimes. Wanting this very close union with Him so much, I cry, "God, don't leave me. I need this oneness with You." I dread it when He seems distant. It is indeed a severe trial. Then He gives me Himself in this deep spousal union and I just don't want this experience to ever end and I say, "Oh God, I want this, I want this union, please don't let this experience go away. I want this. I want this." He never goes away, He just doesn't always allow me to feel this closeness, and it is agony. I live for this union with Him. I want this grace. I may never experience it again on earth. I may be left in the desert land in which He seems so distant. But I know a taste of this deep union with God we will have for all eternity and I want it, I want it, I want it so very, very much. Completeness, satisfaction, existence in Him, I want it. I want this experience where all I feel is love and I am so satisfied in that state, knowing Him and wanting Him.

On this Feast of His Body and Blood, I thank God from the bottom of my heart for sharing His life with us. I thank God for our holy priests and the gift of the Eucharist.

Jesus speaks: My love I outpour to you on this Feast of My Body and Blood. I love you so, I give you Myself. I am Jesus, I love you.


The Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ



Eucharistic Adoration - Jesus wants to be ADORED!

Messenger: The first reading from Mass today was Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14-16.

Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 12-16

Remember the long road by which Yahweh your God led you for forty years in the desert, to humble you, to test you and know your inmost heart -- whether you would keep his commandments or not. He humbled you, he made you feel hunger, he fed you with manna which neither you nor your ancestors had ever known, to make you understand that human beings live not on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of Yahweh.

When you have eaten all you want, when you have built fine houses to live in, when you have seen your flocks and herds increase, your silver and gold abound and all your possessions grow great, do not become proud of heart. Do not then forget Yahweh your God who brought you out of Egypt, out of the place of slave-labour, who guided you through this vast and dreadful desert, a land of fiery snakes, scorpions, thirst; who in this waterless place brought you water out of the flinty rock; who in this desert fed you with manna unknown to your ancestors, to humble you and test you and so make your future the happier.

Messenger: The Alleluia verse was John 6:51.

John 6:51

I am the living bread
    which has come down from heaven.
Anyone who eats this bread
    will live for ever;
and the bread that I shall give
is my flesh, for the life of the world.'

Messenger: I heard Jesus at Mass sing the song, Take and Eat, (the refrain). This makes me cry. He kept singing it. It makes my heart burn for love of Him.

Jesus, the Bridegroom of the soul, gives Himself to us in the Eucharist. He nourishes us with His Body and His Blood and His word.

John 6:57

As the living Father sent me
and I draw life from the Father,
so whoever eats me
    will also draw life from me.

Messenger: Amen, Alleluia, God is truly present in the Eucharist. People do not properly realize the gift they have.

Many live as in a desert land. We must circulate the Blue Book messages and the newsletter and all this material as He requested in order to lead them to this realization of what Jesus wants them to do regarding the Eucharist.

Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How do I feel that we as a couple can better serve the Shepherds of Christ Movement?

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