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.

August 25, 1999

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.

Given August 23, 1999 - 11:40 p.m.- 6 Months Since the Novena Started February 23, 1999

Messenger: 6 months we have prayed for healing and grace, some of us morning and night at 6:20. I thank God for the rosary, I thank Mary for the rosary. I can pray all day in the rosary and be united to Father, Son and Holy Spirit. It is my prayer, I can wait and wait and be at peace as I am silently connected in deep prayer. I love the Hail Mary and the Our Father and the Glory Be and I love the Apostles Creed. I love to pray because I love God so much. No matter what befalls us, I can spend hours and days in silent prayer, praying the rosary and other prayers. Mary and Jesus want us practicing prayers for days of darkness. We could spend hours and never be afraid because of our deep connection to Mary and to our beloved God Whom we love. We could lose our best friend, our mother or child in a catastrophe, and find solace from the woe in praying our rosary. The rosary is the child of God's prayer, a child humbly praying to Father and Mother. If God gives messages, there is a reason why they must be followed. It becomes a problem when some are false. It causes confusion. God gives messages, so too the evil one gives messages through chosen souls. Many times when messages were given, another received a message at the same time that was in direct conflict to my message, even on the same date. Satan wants to combat the work of furthering the Kingdom.

Revelation 21:26-27

and the nations will come, bringing their treasure and their wealth. Nothing unclean may come into it: no one who does what is loathsome or false, but only those who are listed in the Lamb's book of life.

Messenger: There are two things that can happen. One can be told something by the evil one, and they believe it is true. This is why the Church is so skeptical of messages. But if God is really giving a message because of necessity, because something is wrong, and so few will listen to private revelation, then how does God give the message? And how can you tell when two messages are in direct conflict?

Messenger: There are some who believe they personally receive messages and do not have any counsel from the Church. They act on the messages and cause tremendous confusion to others and themselves. Messages that they deliver to others or obey themselves have authority because they say, "This is from God and I must do it." The bottom line is one must have the counsel of a proper theologian and priest if they are giving messages.

Prayer, solid prayer and a study must be engaged in to see if the message leads the person to greater holiness, to truth rooted in Him and is bearing great fruit.

If all were living in the Father's will, everyone could be trusted. We know we can trust the Heart of Jesus. But to live here we must trust one another. We trust our doctors, but Jesus has advised me to pray for mine. We would not like to find out we went in for a test, but because of lack of time they didn't check the test results and told us it was okay and in the same breath kept telling us how we need to come back to be sure everything is all right and get more tests. In a particular place, they may check them properly, or not check the tests properly because that element of truth is not there. It could be only one nurse who lied to the doctor, and we would not go back because of this.

Because of imperfect persons, we cannot judge the whole place by one person who lies. We have to trust, but there are so many lies in today's world. We must pray for those in authority. If all were living to serve God they would try with all their might to always do the right thing, never lie, try to be honest always. Sometimes people were taught by others to cheat and they have gotten into a habit of cheating and think it is okay. The question is would Jesus do it, would He want us to act that way, does it violate His Commandments? Some people do not admit the truth to themselves, they sin and tell themselves it is okay. Where is the measuring line if we allow "little white lies" in our lives? This is not to say that we have to tell everybody everything, but we are not to lie. Some people believe because they have told themselves something is true it is true. Also Satan can tell them things.

I pray all day that I will serve God as His messenger. My desire is not for self-promotion, but to help save souls and do His will. My burning desire within my heart is to spread the devotion to the Sacred Heart and Mary's Heart to the ends of the earth. I am under spiritual counsel daily. I ask you to pray with me to do this for the Reign of the Sacred Heart. He will be the King of all hearts. When a person lies, some evil has gotten in. The more men consecrate their hearts, the more we will live according to God's will, the more we will walk in truth. There is one truth. It is in Jesus. He is the Way, the Truth and the Life.

In the Reign of the Sacred Heart all men will be under His feet. All will be handmaids and servants of the Lord. In one second He can take everything away (consider the earthquake victims in Turkey), and we will see how powerless we are. A person dying of cancer knows how foolish it is to hold on to anything. In one instant our boat can sink and we find we must rely on Him. God has all the power.

I long for the era of peace when we can more easily trust. We will live in harmonious love.

Mary said at Fatima until a sufficient number of people consecrate their hearts to Jesus and Mary we won't have peace. Help us spread the consecration, please. Mary said at Fatima we must pray the rosary. We must teach our children the rosary and pray it ourselves. It is a weapon against Satan.

"Lovely Lady dressed in Blue,
teach me how to pray.
God was your little boy
and you know the way."

Jesus speaks: I speak to you now of My Church. I am the Head of My Church. You are under My authority. Every priest is under the Magisterium of the Church. He is not free to teach as he wishes. Great purity must return to My priests. They have authority, it must be under My dictates.

The world has been mightily influenced by the devil. He tells people that freedom is found in being on top. Freedom is found in being under God. A man on top for himself is seeking false power. Power comes from God. All will be under My feet.

I must restrict the activities of My organization, Shepherds of Christ and demand absolute purity of all material. The Church demands that you follow the teachings of the Church, but so many in the Church have disobeyed and made themselves ruler.

To let in all that is out there is to have exactly what is out there including impurities. The Church is made up of people, all have imperfections. People must recognize their imperfections, their dependency on God in order to heal from them. They must recognize their need to live a deeper life of holiness, of consecration to God. The more one consecrates his life to God, the more he is made holy. The more one dies to the false self, the more he will be as the Father wills. Holiness will be found in living this life of consecration to God. At Baptism one is consecrated, which means made holy. It is your choice to live a deeper life of consecration. In the end you will seek the deepest union with God your Creator.

The devil has attacked families so there is less parental control. This is wrong. I am Head of the family. All power comes from Me. You are under God. You must obey Him. You have caused your own problems.

You disobey the Lady of Fatima.

You disobey Me.

This is My Movement, I tell you to pray the prayers (Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual) and your hearts and your lives will change.

I am the Good Shepherd. You will be one when all have given their hearts to Jesus and Mary in love.

Say often: "I give my heart to Jesus and Mary with you in love."

I am Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the Flock. There will be purity in My Movement. Pray for purity and oneness. Pray all men will give their hearts to Me and to My Mother, then you will have peace.

My Mother is the Queen of Peace.

You are her children, you must obey her.

She is the Mother of your spiritual life. You cannot take all your things with you. Flesh will perish. The spirit will survive.

Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How do I feel when you do not understand me and you offer a good solution but it doesn’t feel good to me? I wish you would just try to understand.

How do I feel when I cannot work anything out with you when I am emotionally suffering and you are giving logical answers and facts? How do I feel when you make my feelings “wrong” and I am just expressing how I feel?

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