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August 24, 2010

August 25th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 6 Period I.

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                  August 24, 2010

                                Love is eternal.

                            We see the desires of the flesh  —
                                the wounded human nature  —
                                We see Christ beaten  —
                                His body  — His flesh beaten  —

                            We are called to be like Christ.
                            We see that I am to act like Christ
                                as it says in the Blue Book IV.

                            A Heart likened to Christ  —
                            Not attached to the flesh  —
                            Not attached to power  —
                            Man can want superiority.
                            We see the Word of God where
                            Christ has the dialogue in
                                the Passion  —

John 19: 11
 

Jesus replied, ‘You would have no power over me at all if it had not been given you from above;

                                    Would Christ Act as I am Acting

 

                           

                            Followed by the Messages

                                   Spirit, Open Me to the
                                Love of God within me

           Jesus says:  You were born to new life in Me.

           Messenger:  Do you see Christ alive
                                in me.

                               Do I love  — or Do I see with
                                very distorted vision and
                                Don't love at all  —

                                Am I looking for the desires
                                    of my flesh  —

                               Am I seeking power  —
                                    Dominance for dominance sake

                                Am I greedy?

                                How is my vision  —

                                Is my focus to see more as the Father
                                    wants me to see  —
                                    Living for the Father's Plan  —

                                Am I insecure so I operate from
                                    fear  — seeking security in other things and
                                    not from doing God's will  —

                                The answer is
                                    Doing God's will in love  —
                                    I am unique  — God called me to make
                                        a contribution in this
                                        uniqueness  —
                                        to live to be more and more as the
                                            Father wants me  —
                                        To build the Kingdom
                                            of God.

                                Am I closed in on myself  —
                                    Self conscious
                                    Low self esteem  —
                                    which satan wants  —
                                    Satan wants us full of selfish
                                    desire  — Satan wants us to live
                                    to rebel against God  —
                                    and His Plan.

                                Jesus shows us love
                                    serving the Father's will
                                    His generous love
                                    Opening up
                                    Giving Himself  —
                                    Working in Community with
                                        His Apostles

                                They pierced the Heart of Christ  —
                                    He gave His all and
                                    what came forth was
                                        blood and water  —
                                    Water for baptism
                                    Blood for the Eucharist  —

                                I know my heart  —
                                    I know the pain when I pray
                                        the rosary.

                                    I am in touch with my center  —
                                    I have lived 64 years  —
                                    I know my life  —
                                    I forgave  — I loved  —
                                    I admitted my failure, my sins  —

                            Humility to know the truth in
                                    us  — to know the evil and the
                                    good.

                            To take correction from superiors in doing something
                                    better and not being closed —
                                    like saying,
                                    "you won't correct me  —
                                    I am perfect", and
                                    then punish someone for
                                    doing what they are supposed to do  —

                                    Killing the opportunity to grow
                                        and be better  —

                            People abort babies  — kill a baby
                                    and justify it's okay  —

                            What about being angry at our
                                    brother and hurting their
                                    lives wishing them harm
                                    because of the evil in us  —
                                    unhealed anger  — I keep
                                    acting out on innocent
                                    others  —

                            God is love  —
                            We are to be soft in heart  —
                            not bolted up  — like stone  —
                                having a stone-shut-
                                    down-heart  —

                            We are pilgrims on a journey  —

                                 we are here to learn  —
                                 we are here to have a more perfected
                                    heart of love  —


                            Our Goal to get to heaven  —

                            Why am I here

                            Where am I going.


 

Cardinal Newman said

                    "... everyone who breathes, high and low,
                    educated and ignorant, young and old, man and woman,
                    has a mission, has a work. We are not sent
                    into this world for nothing; we are not born at
                    random. . . God sees every one of us;
                    He creates every soul, He lodges it in
                    a body, one by one, for a purpose. He needs,
                    He deigns to need, every one of us.
                    He has an end for each of us... we are
                    placed in our different ranks and stations, not to
                    get what we can out of them for ourselves, but to
                    labor in them for Him, as He rejoiced to do His work,
                    we must rejoice in ours also.
"
                                       
(Discourses addressed to mixed congregations)


                            We are living in God's world  —
                            We must love God and one another and
                                help each other get to heaven  —

                            Why sit around in our wounds  —
                                like a wounded dog in the
                                    street  —

                            We are to be what God wants us to
                                    be  —
                                    like a bird is to fly  —
                                    We are made for God  —
                                    To be with Him forever in heaven  —
                                    But we have a free will  —


                                    We are pilgrims  —
                             We are in process  —

                             Souls are going to hell  — Mary showed
                                    the children a vision of hell  —

                            Mary's message with the vision in Florida  —

 

 

Mary's Message from the Rosary of August 27, 1996

Mary: I stood beneath the cross of my Son, and my Heart was in such pain for I saw Him before my eyes. I saw Him covered with blood. I saw Him die. My Heart, my children, my Heart to watch my Son, but my Heart, my Heart, how I suffered for my little children of the world that give in to this world and give up the love of my Son. O my little children of light, I give you this message. Carry this light into the darkness for your Mother Mary, for I stood beneath the cross and I cried. I cried for the little ones. I cried for the young ones, the ones that do not care and will lose their souls. How do I make you see for you will not listen to me? What can I do? I come. I appear. I beg. I plead. I give you these gifts from my Son, and you reject me. I do not deliver messages very often anymore for I have been ignored. The message is the same. You do not read the messages I have given to you. Please help me. Help the little children. I appear. I appear. I appear, and I am ignored. I stood beneath the cross, and I cried. I cried, and my Heart was in such anguish for my little children, for I am searching for them this day as I searched for the Child Jesus. Please, please help me. I cannot hold back the hand of my Son any longer. I am Mary, your Mother. I ask you to help my children. You are my children of light.

             end of Mary's Message, August 27, 1996

 

                            We are here to do God's will  —
                            Families are to be united and raise children
                                to build God's Kingdom.
                            Seminaries to bring holy priests in
                                the world  —

 

 

 

                           

                            But we can see the
                                corruption at the time of Noah
                                in the world  —
                                God flooded the whole earth,
                                    but Noah's Ark  —

                            God gives us good things  —
                            Man can twist things by his
                                motive and make a good thing
                                a way he sins  —

                            When we do wrong we justify  —
                            "Why do it God's way"  — we can say
                            "Nobody should tell me what to do"  —
                            "It's okay to disobey"  —
                                    "to do it my way  — "
                                    the ego-power  —
                                    "I don't want anyone
                                    telling me what to do."

                                    "I want to do what I want to do."

 

                                   Gospel

                                Woe to you, You are blind leaders  —

Matthew 23: 13-22

    Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut up the kingdom of Heaven in people’s faces, neither going in yourselves nor allowing others to go who want to.

    Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You travel over sea and land to make a single proselyte, and anyone who becomes one you make twice as fit for hell as you are.

    Alas for you, blind guides! You say, “If anyone swears by the Temple, it has no force; but anyone who swears by the gold of the Temple is bound. Fools and blind! For which is of greater value, the gold or the Temple that makes the gold sacred? Again, “If anyone swears by the altar it has no force; but anyone who swears by the offering on the altar, is bound. You blind men! For which is of greater worth, the offering or the altar that makes the offering sacred? Therefore, someone who swears by the altar is swearing by that and by everything on it. And someone who swears by the Temple is swearing by that and by the One who dwells in it. And someone who swears by heaven is swearing by the throne of God and by the One who is seated there.   

 

    "You shut the doors of the kingdom in men's faces neither entering
        yourself nor admitting those who are trying to enter"

                                    Jesus calls them frauds  — blind guides  — How hypocritical are you?

                            Doing things to save face  — to show to men how good we are and lying about
                                the truth in our heart  —
                            We should pray to be worthy of God's call  —
                            Saying thanks to God unceasingly, always

 

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus exclaimed, 'I bless you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding these things from the learned and the clever and revealing them to little children.
 

 

                                    The Mass is a prayer  — we say thanks to God  — the Eucharist means "thanksgiving"
                             In Mass we adore God, we petition God  — we help make reparation to God  —
                                   we praise God with this love  —

                            We give God our lives  — we are servants  — we give our lives in service to others  —
                                    we spread the Good News 

                           

 

1 Thessalonians 2: 1-8

    You know yourselves, my brothers, that our visit to you has not been pointless. Although, as you know, we had received rough treatment and insults at Philippi, God gave us the courage to speak his gospel to you fearlessly, in spite of great opposition. Our encouragement to you does not come from any delusion or impure motives or trickery. No, God has approved us to be entrusted with the gospel, and this is how we preach, seeking to please not human beings but God who tests our hearts. Indeed, we have never acted with the thought of flattering anyone, as you know, nor as an excuse for greed, God is our witness; nor have we ever looked for honour from human beings, either from you or anybody else, when we could have imposed ourselves on you with full weight, as apostles of Christ.

    Instead, we lived unassumingly among you. Like a mother feeding and looking after her children, we felt so devoted to you, that we would have been happy to share with you not only the gospel of God, but also our own lives, so dear had you become.

 

                                    God searches and probes our heart it says in the Psalm, Psalm 139
                             He knows our heart, he knows the word on the tongue before we speak it  —
                             Why do we think we should act in evil intent.
                             Humility is knowing the truth  — the good and evil in us  — we are to deal with
                                the evil  — begging for God's grace and celebrate for God has given us
                                His grace in us by living in the baptized graced soul  —
                                Recognize the good in us and strive to act more perfectly as, Our
                                    Heavenly Father is perfect  —

                            When one sins  — let him recognize his fault and say he is sorry
                                with a firm purpose of amendment  — not sin more because
                                of the men's pride to hide his sin and heap more and more
                                sins on top  — or to punish the person above correcting them  —
                                by rebelling and malice of intent  —

                            If a man tells you the hole you are digging for a wanted tree  —
                                that is to be planted in the wrong hole  —
                                why would you continue digging in malice in the man's yard  —

                   Jesus:  Be vigilant so you are listening to the instruction and correcting
                                    your error with a humble, happy heart  —

                               Not distance yourself further from Me because you committed
                                    an error  —

                                When you sin  — recognize it and deal with it  —
                                Sin is offense against a loving God  —
                                Why would you offend one who loves you further  —
                                then dig a bigger hole in malice  —

                                Let your hearts be pure  — let your love be great and let
                                    your vision be more and more attuned to the vision of
                                    the Heavenly Father's Plan  —

                                Lest you dig a hole that grows bigger and blacker
                                    and you can be caught way down in your
                                    sins  —
                                   
                                    So will the door open for you  — when you meet your God  —

                                    Or will the door be bolted as your heart  — full of evil  —
                                        full of impurities  — you give into when I called
                                        you to obey Me and to love Me and your brothers  —

                                    Love is giving from the heart  —
                                    Love is truth  —
                                    Your security is not found in fear and operating to control
                                        so you have security  —

                                    Security is found in surrendering to God  — in order
                                        according to God's will  — not disorder by controlling
                                        men  —

                                    I ordered the universe
                                    I created the seas  —
                                    I made the baby in the womb to function with
                                        such precision  —

                                    Fear and earthly control against God's will is a hole  —
                                        a pit  —

                                    I open to you  — who serve Me  — the gates of heaven  —
                                        Serve, but have faith  —
                                        For the men bolted to the earth looks for details
                                            and can be controlled by his static vision  —

                                    Order is order
                                    Disorder is a curse of satan  —

 

  1. Romans 8: 5-9
  2.  
    Those who are living by their natural inclinations have their minds on the things human nature desires; those who live in the Spirit have their minds on spiritual things. And human nature has nothing to look forward to but death, while the Spirit looks forward to life and peace, because the outlook of disordered human nature is opposed to God, since it does not submit to God's Law, and indeed it cannot, and those who live by their natural inclinations can never be pleasing to God. You, however, live not by your natural inclinations, but by the Spirit, since the Spirit of God has made a home in you. Indeed, anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.

 

2 Thessalonians 3: 6-10, 16-18

    In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we urge you, brothers, to keep away from any of the brothers who lives an undisciplined life, not in accordance with the tradition you received from us.

    You know how you should take us as your model: we were not undisciplined when we were with you, nor did we ever accept food from anyone without paying for it; no, we worked with unsparing energy, night and day, so as not to be a burden on any of you. This was not because we had no right to be, but in order to make ourselves a model for you to imitate.

We urged you when we were with you not to let anyone eat who refused to work.

    May the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with you all.

    This greeting is in my own hand—PAUL. It is the mark of genuineness in every letter; this is my own writing. May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all

 

 

Matthew 23: 27-32

    Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look handsome on the outside, but inside are full of the bones of the dead and every kind of corruption. In just the same way, from the outside you look upright, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

    Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You build the sepulchres of the prophets and decorate the tombs of the upright, saying, “We would never have joined in shedding the blood of the prophets, had we lived in our ancestors’ day. So! Your own evidence tells against you! You are the children of those who murdered the prophets! Very well then, finish off the work that your ancestors began

                  

                                   We have been blessed in every way by Christ

 

1 Corinthians 1: 1-9

    Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and Sosthenes, our brother, to the church of God in Corinth, to those who have been consecrated in Christ Jesus and called to be God’s holy people, with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord as well as ours. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

    I am continually thanking God about you, for the grace of God which you have been given in Christ Jesus; in him you have been richly endowed in every kind of utterance and knowledge; so firmly has witness to Christ taken root in you. And so you are not lacking in any gift as you wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed; he will continue to give you strength till the very end, so that you will be irreproachable on the Day of our Lord Jesus Christ. You can rely on God, who has called you to be partners with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

                              

 

                       Jesus:  Praise God, My People  —
                              Praise  your Heavenly Father  —
                              Praise My Name

 

Matthew 24: 42-51

    ‘So stay awake, because you do not know the day when your master is coming. You may be quite sure of this, that if the householder had known at what time of the night the burglar would come, he would have stayed awake and would not have allowed anyone to break through the wall of his house. Therefore, you too must stand ready because the Son of man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Parable of the conscientious steward

    ‘Who, then, is the wise and trustworthy servant whom the master placed over his household to give them their food at the proper time? Blessed that servant if his master’s arrival finds him doing exactly that. In truth I tell you, he will put him in charge of everything he owns. But if the servant is dishonest and says to himself, “My master is taking his time, and sets about beating his fellow–servants and eating and drinking with drunkards, his master will come on a day he does not expect and at an hour he does not know. The master will cut him off and send him to the same fate as the hypocrites, where there will be weeping and grinding of teeth.’

 

1 Thessalonians 4: 1-8

    Finally, brothers, we urge you and appeal to you in the Lord Jesus; we instructed you how to live in the way that pleases God, and you are so living; but make more progress still. You are well aware of the instructions we gave you on the authority of the Lord Jesus.

    God wills you all to be holy. He wants you to keep away from sexual immorality, and each one of you to know how to control his body in a way that is holy and honourable, not giving way to selfish lust like the nations who do not acknowledge God. He wants nobody at all ever to sin by taking advantage of a brother in these matters; the Lord always pays back sins of that sort, as we told you before emphatically. God called us to be holy, not to be immoral in other words, anyone who rejects this is rejecting not human authority, but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit.

                           

                            It is God's will we are holy

                            Sing:  Holy is His Name

                            Jesus is King!

1 Corinthians 1: 17-25

After all, Christ sent me not to baptise, but to preach the gospel; and not by means of wisdom of language, wise words which would make the cross of Christ pointless. The message of the cross is folly for those who are on the way to ruin, but for those of us who are on the road to salvation it is the power of God. As scripture says: I am going to destroy the wisdom of the wise and bring to nothing the understanding of any who understand. Where are the philosophers? Where are the experts?  And where are the debaters of this age? Do you not see how God has shown up human wisdom as folly? Since in the wisdom of God the world was unable to recognise God through wisdom, it was God's own pleasure to save believers through the folly of the gospel. While the Jews demand miracles and the Greeks look for wisdom, we are preaching a crucified Christ: to the Jews an obstacle they cannot get over, to the gentiles foolishness, but to those who have been called, whether they are Jews or Greeks, a Christ who is both the power of God and the wisdom of God. God's folly is wiser than human wisdom, and God's weakness is stronger than human strength.

 

 

Matthew 25:1-13
 

‘Then the kingdom of Heaven will be like this: Ten wedding attendants took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were sensible: the foolish ones, though they took their lamps, took no oil with them, whereas the sensible ones took flasks of oil as well as their lamps. The bridegroom was late, and they all grew drowsy and fell asleep. But at midnight there as a cry, "Look! The bridegroom! Go out and meet him." Then all those wedding attendants woke up and trimmed their lamps, and the foolish ones said to the sensible ones, "Give us some of your oil: our lamps are going out." But they replied, "There may not be enough for us and for you; you had better go to those who sell it and buy some for yourselves." They had gone off to buy it when the bridegroom arrived. Those who were ready went in with him to the wedding hall and the door was closed. The other attendants arrived later. "Lord, Lord," they said, "open the door for us." But he replied, "In truth I tell you, I do not know you." So stay awake, because you do not know either the day or the hour.

 

1 Corinthians 1: 26-31

Consider, brothers, how you were called; not many of you are wise by human standards, not many influential, not many from noble families. No, God chose those who by human standards are fools to shame the wise; he chose those who by human standards are weak to shame the strong, those who by human standards are common and contemptible—indeed those who count for nothing—to reduce to nothing all those that do count for something, so that no human being might feel boastful before God. It is by him that you exist in Christ Jesus, who for us was made wisdom from God, and saving justice and holiness and redemption. As scripture says: If anyone wants to boast, let him boast of the Lord.

 

                  Jesus:     A man squandered a little money  —
                                How will he be in big things  —
                                How is the man's heart.

 

       

Matthew 25: 14-30

‘It is like a man about to go abroad who summoned his servants and entrusted his property to them. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to a third one, each in proportion to his ability. Then he set out on his journey. The man who had received the five talents promptly went and traded with them and made five more. The man who had received two made two more in the same way. But the man who had received one went off and dug a hole in the ground and hid his master’s money. Now a long time afterwards, the master of those servants came back and went through his accounts with them. The man who had received the five talents came forward bringing five more. "Sir," he said, "you entrusted me with five talents; here are five more that I have made." His master said to him, "Well done, good and trustworthy servant; you have shown you are trustworthy in small things; I will trust you with greater; come and join in your master’s happiness." Next the man with the two talents came forward. "Sir," he said, "you entrusted me with two talents; here are two more that I have made." His master said to him, "Well done, good and trustworthy servant; you have shown you are trustworthy in small things; I will trust you with greater; come and join in your master’s happiness." Last came forward the man who had the single talent. "Sir," said he, "I had heard you were a hard man, reaping where you had not sown and gathering where you had not scattered; so I was afraid, and I went off and hid your talent in the ground. Here it is; it was yours, you have it back." But his master answered him, "You wicked and lazy servant! So you knew that I reap where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered? Well then, you should have deposited my money with the bankers, and on my return I would have got my money back with interest. So now, take the talent from him and give it to the man who has the ten talents. For to everyone who has will be given more, and he will have more than enough; but anyone who has not, will be deprived even of what he has. As for this good–for–nothing servant, throw him into the darkness outside, where there will be weeping and grinding of teeth."

 

                                 Man gives into temptation because of an act of his will.
                            now if he continues to give into the temptation again and again
                            without recognizing his sin  — it becomes
                            a habit  — a vice and he justifies why, what
                            he did was okay and he is going deeper and
                            deeper into sin and darkness  —

                                Where he was tempted initially from
                            something on the outside and he gave
                            in to sin  — now it becomes a
                            habit and it is coming from within
                            himself  — this is a vice  —

                                A person can then go deeper into this
                            darkness where he does what he does as a form
                            of enslavement  — beyond the habit
                            but they can say  — "I do what I can to not sin, but
                            I really don't want to sin and do it anyway"
                                This shows the confusion of his thinking  —

                                Jesus gives us the Blue Books  — He wants
                            a personal relationship with  Him  —

                                A person who continues being disobedient
                            to one over them  — wants to be disobedient  —
                            they have a free will  — Fr, Mike says "they
                            do it because they want to."

                                The more one drinks and gives in  —
                            it is very difficult to stop the habit  —

                                The 12 steps are used and the first step is
                            Recognition  — they recognize their life is
                            unmanageable and only a "higher power"
                            can restore them to sanity  —

                                They then are ready to change their
                            lives  — They know only a "higher power"
                            can help them  —

                                An alcoholic can continue drinking
                            and drinking  —

                                One addicted to sex keeps on and on
                                One addicted to control keeps on and on
                                One addicted to work keeps on and on
                                One addicted to misery keeps on and on
                                    but they have a free will despite
                                        the addiction  — they
                                        need the "higher power"  — God to help them and they work the program  —

                                A sexaholic is loving the sex  —

                                The Blue Books are the Mighty Medicine  —
                                    we are to love God with our whole
                                    heart, our whole soul, our
                                    whole being and love our neighbor
                                    as ourselves  — We love God above
                                    everything else  —

                                We must fill ourselves according to the
                                    Plan of the Father  — first love of God!!

                                    God is love  —

                                    We were created in His image and likeness  —

                                Satan  — the fallen angel  — said "I will not
                                    serve God"

                                Satan wants God to worship him  —

 

 

Luke 4: 5-8

Then leading him to a height, the devil showed him in a moment of time all the kingdoms of the world and said to him, ‘I will give you all this power and their splendour, for it has been handed over to me, for me to give it to anyone I choose. Do homage, then, to me, and it shall all be yours.’ But Jesus answered him, ‘Scripture says:

     You must do homage to the Lord your God,
        him alone you must serve.’

 

                                The devil wants to be over God  —
                                The devil wants to be over 'just authority'  —
                                The devil wants a soul to be enslaved to
                                    him  — where the devil tells the person
                                    what to do and they give in  — to sin  —
                                    because of pride and the person's ego  — he says
                                        "nobody will be over me."

                                    and so satan tempts them to disobey  —

                                        Habitually  — Directly  —

                               Jesus told me a person can be in a
                                    "state of disobedience" after they
                                    just keep on disobeying authority  —

                                As Fr. Carter, S.J., a holy Jesuit priest,
                                    never disobeyed his superiors  —

                                We have to be under God

                                Obey His rules  —

                                Satan wants people to act in habits
                                    and force  — to change the rules  —
                                    so the devil can put in his rules
                                    through that person  — satan wants them
                                    to do his building of satan's kingdom  —
                                    Ultimately satan
                                    wants souls to go to hell  —

                                He reads every aspect of a person he can to try
                                    to get the person to act in power
                                    over authority  — in greed  — in control  —
                                    against God's will and to give into the
                                    7 deadly sins that
                                    drives men from life  —

                                Satan is real  —

                                There is a real spiritual war going on —

                                Sex is good in marriage  — it is the way
                                    people come into the world  —
                                    Sex was created by God  —
                                    Lust is in the evilness of the human
                                        person  — when he uses sex
                                        against the will of God  —

                                Some in religious circles are full of
                                    spiritual pride and evil  — depending
                                    on their motive for control  —
                                    dominance  — etc.  —
                                    the motive of the tainted person to
                                        see himself as ruler against
                                        God's will and not for the honor and
                                        glory of God  —

                                One given power like the pope is
                                    the one in charge  — another
                                    can be evil in trying to act against
                                    the power the pope has been given  —
                                    When the pope is just and operating according
                                    to God's will  —

                                        The devil wants to wipe out structure  —
                                        The devil wants to rule through willing
                                            candidates who promote the
                                            work of the devil  —

                                And by force they try to change the
                                    rules to be those rules of
                                    evil  — satan wants to establish  —

                                Even unwritten rules that hurt the family, church
                                    and institution forced by dysfunctional leaders  —

                                They fight order and structure necessary
                                    for a church, a family an
                                    institution to operate to do the
                                    will of God and promote His
                                    Kingdom for why they exist  —

                                The devil tempts a man trying to get him
                                    to do evil saying to him
                                    "Nobody will tell me what to do"

                                The devil may try to get the person to implement
                                      a new way  — so the tainted
                                      person can rule further and
                                      throw out what was working which
                                      creates confusion.

                                Bad rules can be followed because they were forced
                                      in an institution, a family, a parish etc.
                                     

                                      Dysfunctional families learn
                                      survival rules  — some growing up
                                      i.e. perfectionism  — control  — not working
                                      out problems as they should be
                                      blind rules  — passed down  — dysfunctional
                                      rule and others may usurp power and control
                                      to force their dysfunctional rule if
                                      they can get away with it  —

                                 Jesus gives us the Blue Books and this
                                      prayer

 

    

                         

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 in 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.

end of January 17, 1994

 

                            Despair  —

                                Need for the Mighty Medicine

                                Love God more than anything else  —

                                A person going in darkness  —
                                    keeps going in that direction  —
                                    unless they turn to
                                    something they love more

 

To The Reader

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.

He taught me of His fervent love and how truly present He was. He taught me how precious I was to Him. Over and over again He would call me His precious child and tell me how He loved me, how He clothed me with dignity and honor. He told me over and over how He was right by my side always. He is teaching me to give up all fear and to trust in Him. He is teaching me to let go of myself and let Him run my life. I am trying every day to do His will.

He is also telling you in your heart all you need to know. He has all the answers for you there in your heart. You must be silent and go to Him so you can hear His words for you.

Sit in front of the tabernacle and be with Him. Sit and be open and just be with Him. Read these letters there. These are Jesus' love letters to you. Sit in front of the tabernacle and let Him talk to you. Sit silent awhile. Read these letters part of the time. Open any page and He will talk to you. Do not read this like a book, cover to cover. Just open to a page and read that page. That is the way He speaks to you.

end of excerpt

     

 

I Love You

(Letter for Front of B.B. II)
April 13, 1994

How, child, do I, Jesus, tell you I love you? You hold on to silly things, when God is in your midst and is ardently loving you. I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God. I am writing to each precious child this day. I am on fire for love of you. I remain in the Eucharist to be with you with My ardent love. I did not want to leave My beloved ones at the Last Supper. I love you so, My dear and ardently loved children. I remain with you this day in the Blessed Sacrament, the same Jesus Who died a brutal death on the cross.

Do you know I am truly present there? Do you know that God waits every day for you in the tabernacle? Do you comprehend even a minute amount of My love? You will never on earth know how I love you.

I, Jesus, truly the Son of God, came to earth a man and suffered a brutal death for love of you. I love you so much! I remain with you this day. I long for your love. I want you to come and be with Me in front of the tabernacle. I wait, I yearn for you to come and whisper your love to Me. I am a Person and I love you this day with such an ardent, on-fire love. No human could ever compare a speck to My love for you.

I wait, little ones, in the tabernacle. I wait for you to come and receive Me in Communion. I want you to want Me so much that you cannot wait to come and receive Me. I want to be the love, the Center of your life!

I am Jesus. I am the Son of God. I am writing to you this day. I want to possess your very soul and live in you. I have all you need, sweet ones. Oh, you are so blind! I long for your union with Me. I wrote the book on love. I instituted it, yet you go to the world for your love and do not even come to Me! Oh, I love you, little ones. Little ones, beloved of the Father, loved by the Holy Spirit, mothered by My very own mother, what more can I say? The rest is up to you!

I give you your will with such love and I want your love, freely given. I am God. What do you think you could ever need that I do not give you? I am the Savior of this world. I am Jesus, the Son of God. I am waiting for you. I am longing for you. I am yearning for you. I am God. I have all you ever will need!

Surrender this life to Me. Pray My prayer for union with Me. I want to possess your soul and operate from your very being. I am Jesus. I am the Son of God. I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I am Who am. I died and rose on the third day.

Harken to My call, harken to My pleading. Spend your days in love with Me. Nothing matters unless it is rooted in Me and rooted in My love. I am the Son of God. I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I love you with the tenderest love. I am waiting this day for you, My beloved one. Come to Me for I am the tenderest of all hearts. I am the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

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