Living Stones – A Ray of Hope

Let yourself be built up into a spiritual house…

Dear friends, we are coming to the close of the Easter season in this 5th week of Easter with Pentecost just around the corner.

I have been preparing my heart for a new indwelling of the Holy Spirit for several weeks now. And through this time of preparation I have been getting insight as to how the Lord is working in my own soul.

However, an incredible light came just the other day when I began to reflect on this one scripture passage about the ‘chosen ones’ for these times. I pray that those who reflect on this publication will find great solace in how the Lord is moving in your heart, and see how He is reconstructing you into a solid spiritual house of prayer.

(Note, the scripture is only quoted by that which spoke to my heart. Seek you holy bible for the full text for your own personal reflection.)

1 Peter 2:3-6, 9 – “For you have tasted that the Lord is good. Come to him a living stone, rejected by human beings, but chosen and precious in the sight of God, and like living stones, let yourselves be built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ…Behold I am laying a stone in Zion, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in it shall not be put to shame…But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may announce the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light…now you are God’s people; now you have received mercy…”

As I wrote out this scripture in my prayer journal I saw a multitude of of those the Lord has called forth in His glorious army who lay their lives down for His Kingdom. Each one of us built upon the other as so called spiritual houses; each one of us have been formed as “living stones” as built on solid rock, the one Foundation in Jesus Christ.

(I had a deep understanding these are the Children of Blessed Mother in a special way who have said yes to her, and who are living her message and putting the gospel to life).

In addition there are certain souls who are formed as the ‘cornerstone’. They uphold the whole structure in the one foundation; that is united in Jesus Christ, who is fully alive in them.

These stones called ‘living stones’ one by one are constructing a beautiful city built out of refined gold and precious stones that make up the city of God and His heavenly kingdom.

The foundations of the city wall were decorated with every precious stone…Rev. 21:19

Each ‘living stone’ and precious jewel is placed and positioned accordingly and perfectly to build up the solid structure, that is the House of God, where He abides.

Then Revelation 21:19-27 came to my heart and the Spirit gave me an understanding of its meaning;

…The foundation of the city walls were decorated with every precious stone…”

This city, the New Jerusalem (which means the city of Peace) covers the entire globe, by all those each one being built up as this spiritual house one living stone upon another, beginning from the original apostles, from generation to generation and held together by the blood of the holy martyrs. sealing every stone and every generation of saints enforcing its foundation in Jesus Christ. These stones as they are being laid make the city of God all the more stronger and more radiant as the sun.

The verse continues; “…I saw no temple in the city for its temple is the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb…the glory of God gave it light and its lamp as the Lamb. The nations will walk by its light and to it the kings of the earth will bring its treasures…nothing unclean will enter it, nor anyone who does abominable things or tells lies…

(chpt. 22) Then the river of life giving water flows from God and the Lamb and the tree of life that produces fruit 12 times a year, once each month, the leaves of the tree serve as medicine for the nations. Nothing accursed will be found there anymore, and God and the Lamb will be in it…”

In 1 Corinthians St. Paul repeats often that the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, and that the body is to be kept holy for the Lord. Those who are being built up into spiritual houses, will stand firm in the last day, for the Lord has made his dwelling with them.

Yet together in them Our Lady is forming her interior army and clothing them with her virtues who shall shine as like the sun at the day break.

Our Lady reminded me of her words that she wants her children to hear; “…You are all important in this plan of God…” The Mother speaks in a universal term. No one does she exclude when she speaks. Every human being has a part in this plan.

You are important in this plan of God…

Thinking in this term of building up a city of God, those who are weak in stature; that is weak in faith and lacking in the grace of God-those whom Our Lady addresses as the ‘unbeliever’, find themselves like old cement that crumbles when the storm comes. Thus the structure falters.

Our Lady calls her children to build themselves up spiritually that we will be strengthen for the coming of her Son.

Friends, this coming could be of either the end of your life, or the end of time. The key is to be ready to meet the Lord at every moment, for we do not know the day nor the hours when He will come, yet the plan of heaven is already set in course and is determined to be fulfilled, with or without your cooperation.

I pray that the Holy Spirit renews you according to His will, and that you will permit Him to use you as a spiritual sacrifice pleasing to the Lord, so that you may find favor with God. Let faith conquer the world!

“Dear children, your Mother calls you to completely surrender to God. Dear children, this is a time of grace. Pray as much as you can and renew yourself through prayer. Construct yourself spiritually. This construction lasts until the end of your life. Continue to pray as much as you can and with your prayers you will help me.” (3/27/89 – Easter Monday)

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Medjugorje Witness by Children of Medjugorje – AMAZING!!

I am leading you on the path which leads to heaven...

This article is courtesy of Children of Medjugorje.

What an amazing witness and story to the testimony of Medjugorje and God’s plan for this little village from centuries past. If there is any doubt why Medjugorje is needed for the world. Read this clip and discern for yourself.

Just like the Israelites of ancient past, this people suffered great persecution at the hands of Godless men for over 400 years. To God be the glory!

Dear Children of Medjugorje, Praised be Jesus and Mary!

1. On April 2nd, 2012, Mirjana received her monthly apparition at the Blue Cross, surrounded by many people. After the apparition, Mirjana gave us the following message:

“Dear children! As the Queen of Peace, I desire to give peace to you, my children, true peace which comes through the heart of my Divine Son. As a mother I pray that wisdom, humility and goodness may come to reign in your hearts – that peace may reign – that my Son may reign. When my Son will be the ruler in your hearts, you will be able to help others to come to know Him. When heavenly peace comes to rule over you, those who are seeking it in the wrong places, thus causing pain to my motherly heart, will recognize it. My children, great will be my joy when I see that you are accepting my words and that you desire to follow me. Do not be afraid, you are not alone! Give me your hands and I will lead you. Do not forget your shepherds. Pray that in their thoughts they may always be with my Son who called them to witness Him. Thank you.”

2. One single mass per year? Many are still unaware of a magnificent and astonishing element in Medjugorje’s history. It is a joy for me to share this with you today, because it is directly linked to Divine Mercy Sunday!

The Turks ruled the country for more than four centuries (1463-1873). Now during this period of time, the Christians were submitted to terrible persecution and forced to convert to Islam. In fact, according to the Papal visitor Peter Masarecchi, by 1624 40-50,000 Croat Catholics were forced to convert to Islam in the central part of Bosnia. (This explains the presence of Muslims in the country, who are in fact “ex-Christians” according to their roots).

The government at that time did not allow Catholics to celebrate the Mass, so a sort of secret Christian life grew that was similar to the secret life of the first Christians who celebrated Mass in the Catacombs of Rome, (also similar to the lives of Christians in modern day China). The Bosnian government did however make one concession: Christians were granted permission to celebrate one Mass per year, only one, in a predetermined place, in the middle of nowhere, far from any city. The date of this Mass was predetermined too – the first Sunday after Easter, the same date that Jesus would later choose as the Feast of the Divine Mercy, according to the revelations of Saint Faustina Kowalska. The Christians, who were so fervent in this era, did not hesitate to go by foot to this chosen place in their thousands, walking for days and through the night in all weather facing dangers along the way, in order to be able to live this Mass and “see Jesus” present in the host at least once in the year. This pilgrimage was, for them, the source of their strength, their hope, their joy, and their light in the night of persecution.

We know that there is method in God’s ideas! We will only see in Heaven, the whole tapestry that he weaves in the world in his Divine Providence, and how strongly we are connected to one another through the communion of Saints! Only then will we discover how certain events, which appear to be new to us, are in fact deeply rooted in the past, in the heart of several generations of believers who have prayed and paid the price, who have even spilled their blood for their faith. It happens that sometimes God reveals a little of his mysterious designs and illuminates a surprising continuity in His choices.

So this place, blessed by the annual mass for these thousands of suffering Christians, was none other than the rocky countryside of Medjugorje, in the exact spot where the cemetery of Kovacica is now, (where Father Slavko is buried)!! It is found just a few meters away from St James, where thousands of pilgrims gather again today!

No wonder then to see rivers of graces flowing on this village! Isn’t our God truly Amazing?

To link to Children of Medjugorje Web site, you may click on the side bar to the left on your screen.

A Miracle in the Heart – Part II

He humbled Himself...taking the form of a slave...

Below is the message given on 10/2/11 for review. I am sharing my personal experience with this message that has been brought to light for me as a Mother….

“Dear children; Also today my motherly heart calls you to prayer, to your personal relationship with God the Father, to the joy of prayer in Him. God the Father is not far away from you and He is not unknown to you. He revealed Himself to you through my Son and gave you Life that is my Son. Therefore, my children, do not give in to temptations that want to separate you from God the Father. Pray! Do not attempt to have families and societies without Him. Pray! Pray that your hearts may be flooded by the goodness which comes only from my Son, Who is sincere goodness. Only hearts filled with goodness can comprehend and accept God the Father. I will continue to lead you. In a special way I implore you not to judge your shepherds. My children, are you forgetting that God the Father called them? Pray! Thank you.”

Our Lady begins her please as a Mother speaking from her heart. Mothers I appeal to you in this right from the get go. Can you identify with the sound of this word? I know I can.

Only recently did I have to address a concern I had with one of my children who was toying with something that I knew was detrimental to compromising her salvation, her purity of heart, and her well being. I was sick to my stomach knowing my child was falling into a trap that many teens fall for, and that which we have worked with so many years to reject.

Now she is on her own away at college, and has to make sounds choices on her own. The peer pressure, the college way of life, all became very overwhelming for her. My friends this is a Catholic College, and one that is supposed to be known as a solid Catholic College.

The teens are having sex, jumping from one partner to the next. Parties non-stop with drinking alcohol and drugs, and the kids saying “our parents can do nothing about it.”

It is a playground for satan to work. Where is the authority and the college officials who were so eager to draw the student to their school for their money, feeding parents what they want to hear, and that they want to keep their Catholic identity, while they turn their backs and ignore the infestation of sin occurring under their own noses.

The Mother is calling us into relationship with not only her Son, but God the Father. She specifically said a personal relationship “in the goodness of her Son Jesus.”

I was taken into this message in a different light now again in my own motherhood and parental role for the sake of my child who is away at college. I have been hearing her say that she and her peers have this opinion that now that they are in college they don’t have to listen to their parents tell them what to do.

This statement was just eating me up inside. I kept asking in prayer “what is this?” I know this is wrong. Then I hear parents casually saying, “Oh, this is just them spreading their wings, or this is the way it is, or this and that is okay, she’ll be okay…bla, bla, bla…” Unacceptable!

Then the Lord lead me to the following scriptures…

Lk. 2:51-52 “He went down with them and came to Nazareth and he was obedient to them; and his mother kept all these things in her heart. Jesus advanced in wisdom and in age before God and men.”

“Honor Father and Mother that it may go well for you…” (4th Commandment and 38 References in the bible about respect for those in authority – and to the parents who gave life)

“… Though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality to God something to be grasped. Rather he emptied himself taking the form of a slave, coming in human likeness, and found in human appearance, He humbled himself, becoming obedient to death even death on a cross. Because of this God greatly exalted him…” (Phil. 2:6-8)

As I reflected further the Holy Spirit brought to light that Jesus by his choice humbled himself to be obedient to Joseph and Mary. But even more, he lived with them for 30 years of his life before He began his public mission. When St. Joseph died, he took on the male role in the home.

He chose this way of life for a purpose, and that is to give example of honor in proper authority, out of reverence to God His Father.

To have this way of thinking; that is “youths do not have to listen to parents any more because they are away from the home is absolute rebellion against the Father’s authority entrusted to them, and it is the sin that was there from the beginning with Adam and Eve who in cooperation with the serpent said ”I will not serve … I will not obey…”

Seeing it all in this light gives a whole new seriousness to the situation. College campuses all over this country perpetuate this environment, and yes this includes the best Catholic Universities. And When teens rebel against their parents, they are also rebelling against God who gave them their parents as gifts.

Arrogance and pride say “you cannot tell me what to do, or I don’t need you, and so on…”

On the contrary Jesus who is God, did not make himself equal to God in human form. He humbled himself, taking the lowest form of the human state in poverty, and allowed himself to be needed for the sake of the other for well over 30+ years of his life.

Teens believe the lie of the enemy who says you can be your own God. He lied to Adam and Eve this way, placing the seed of doubt in their minds to trick them into committing sin.

As parents, God ordained us to follow and live by His Laws, and that we teach them to our children, and children’s children for generation after generation. This is the Divine Order and absolute mandate from God Himself under the Commandments. Not because it is the job of the parent to control the life of the child, but to follow the Divine Order.

Yes, by “CIVIL LAW” as students at the age of 18 and above away from home say you are adults, and you have a certain freedom given to you, which is gift. But Divine Law always supercedes any civil law, and does not give anyone the permission to forget everything they have been taught from the beginning.

There is no one else but the parent or one who is in authority who is following the laws of God going to give sound counsel and be forth right and upfront with their teen, except the ones who know them best, who have lived with them for those 18 + years during their formation years.

It takes great courage and the supernatural gift of humility to humble ones self in this way.

As parents, God holds us accountable to give sound advice, good counsel and right judgment in all things, for what is best for the welfare of the child, and above all for salvation of the soul even at the sake of not being popular with them.

Parents are not trying to oppress their teenagers as some of them think. We are trying to be open to them for better or worst as in the vows of our marriage, but can never condone misconduct or sinful behavior. Its not about making mistakes or bad choices. On the contrary, this is about not putting their soul in jeopardy for their salvation.

Parents will never be perfect, but God is perfect and we are called to uphold perfection with the knowledge and understanding that has been given to us.

Love never condones sin. Love desires heaven for the other at whatever cost for their salvation.

There are two vocations to choose from, married life or celibacy. In which ever is chosen a teen at this age must have the mindset first to prepare for their vocation, then their career.

In vocations, either married life or celibacy, that is in the divine order, there will always be someone in authority over the other, either spouse or superior.

It is the same in the work place, there will be always someone as manager, or owner of companies that will make you accountable. It is for the good of the person and common good of those around you. It is the same with civil authority, and Church authority. When someone rejects authority, then nothing but disorder and unrest will come with it.

So back to the statement about “being in college now, there are no parents to tell me what to do” concept…

God never said, “Ok teenage you are 18 now, go off and be accountable to no one but yourself.” That is the lie and great deception!

Everything has to have an order in the Divine Law first.

With the freedom that is given, God is entrusting them with GREAT RESPONSIBILITY to be a good stewards over what He is entrusting them to. And where He has placed you, He will hold you accountable for how you gave witness to him or not.

Therefore, referring back to the message of 10/2/11 in this light the Mother of God is the one who is calling her children into personal relationship with the Father through Jesus her Son, who was humble and obedient to the Father, and did not make himself equal to the Father in human form, but humbled himself to be led.

This is all about family relationship! Not about friendly relationship, or party time, but family relationship with God! First and foremost as being members of God’s family, then in the natural human family.

If teens could see their friends as brothers and sisters in Christ, then they would all see each other differently, and act towards another differently with great respect and dignity for the person out of reverence for Christ and the dignity of the human person.

Many are seeking miracles and special favors from God. But what about the miracle of the heart? To have the courage to fight for truth and be witness to that God exists. This is one one witness of living this message.

“Children obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother. This is a first commandment with a promise, “that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life on earth…” (Eph. 6:1-3)

Everything Falling Apart? Part II – Medjugorje Msg. Reflection

Adore Him alone, He is the only true God...

As we continue with the second part of the message given by the Mother of God on 9/2/11 to the world, we will pick up at the center of the message.

Our Lady said, “Therefore, my children, do not wander, do not close your heart before that truth, hope and love. Everything around you is passing, and everything is falling apart, only the glory of God remains. Therefore, renounce everything that distances you from the Lord…”

Reflect on this word from 1st Timothy chapter 6 and relate it to the message given by Blessed Mother …”For we brought nothing into the world, just as we shall not be able to take anything out of it. If we have food and clothing, we shall be content with that…

Do not be fooled or ignorant my friends. Do not be blind to truth and your ultimate demise. You will die one day as you were born on a given day. You were born in poverty and naked. You will die in the same way and the only thing you will take into the next life is the sin that remains on your soul.

There is nothing of this earth that will leave this earth and go with you. When you are buried in the ground the material you think you want to keep is buried with you in the ground and there it remains to decay with your body.

Now look at the world, and what men are clinging to; power, control, money, wealth, oil, prestige, notoriety and ultimately immortality and becoming his own God thinking he is in control of his final destiny, which means absolutely nothing in heaven, and will carry no weight on your judgement day. All will be in vain!

All the battles of Wall Street, all the corporate gains/losses, all the vacations, self pampering, the large homes, the nice sports car, the child prodigy sports teams, are all passing and in vain. And how much time to we give credence to all of these things? And weigh this with how much time is given to God of whom we are called to love above and beyond all things.

Is everything falling apart in your world? Is everything in chaos around you? Look at the governments that are an absolute mess. Look at the economy that is slipping from under our noses that not one person can wrap their arms around it and gain any control. Look at families being torn apart, the failing of secular institutions, religious institutions and so on.

Our Lady declared on 8/25/2011 that we are to be strong in this time and resolute. Resign my friends, God’s will be done. It is necessary that we be stripped of wealth, greed and material things. It is getting in the way of the relationship with God and separates us from Him.

Many are wandering in darkness and have no direction. Many are out right obstinate against God and His Church and are hard of heart filled with hatred and contempt.

But Our Lady declares in this word from Heaven, ONLY THE GLORY OF GOD REMAINS. God is the same God, never changing from the beginning and will never change into the end. We are deceived to believe otherwise.

The Mother said, “Adore Him alone, because He is the only true God. I am with you and I will remain with you!”

Thank you Jesus, she is with us, and will remain with us. Praise God we need her!

Adore Him and give your Savior the homage He is due to Him for His boundless mercy and patience for putting up with us. Throw yourself at his altar and thank Him for all He’s done for you, even stripping you of what is jeopardizing your salvation.

My friends, the sin of the world is the sin of the Greatest Commandment of God. “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your strength, and with all your soul, and love your neighbor as yourself…”

You must know your scriptures to know the chastisement of the good Father when the people have gone off to worship false gods. Nature revolts! Droughts, famines, floods, fires, earthquakes, war are all the fruits of a godless society. With this comes, corrupt government, poverty, oppression, depressions and so on.

If man has rejected the Commandments of God where there is freedom, then man will be enslaved to political governments and secular institutions and their corrupted policies.

Our Lady concludes by saying, … I am especially praying for the shepherds that they may be worthy representatives of my Son, and may lead you with love on the way of truth...

Our Lady is turning and appealing to the authority on earth given by her Son and praying for them. These are the soldiers of Jesus Christ; that is the bishops and priests.

These are the men God chose to lead His people back to Himself. Yet sadly, many of them do not know their identity in Christ, and do not live the mandate imposed on them by Jesus Himself; that is preach the gospel, (not a watered down version of the gospel but the meat of the gospel); convert sinners, cure the sick, raise the dead, cast out demons, cleanse lepers of this society gone astray.

Many poor souls are left to wander in grief and hope that the Lord will redeem first His priests for the sake of the Kingdom of God. Without them, the source and summit of the Church is lost. The attacks on the servants of Christ are fierce, as it was in the day they put Him on the Cross.

Dear servants of the Lord Jesus Christ, take to heart the words of your Mother, and unite with her to know who you are, and the power of God within you in His name. For you dear priests and bishops, we pray that the Lord will empower you with His strength and wisdom to know the things of God and live by the mandate He has called you to live for the salvation of souls. The people of this earth must come to know the Jesus in you and to know He LIVES. The people of this earth hunger and thirst for truth and long to know their Lord.

Dear servants of the Lord Jesus Christ, make yourselves visible witnesses to the flock entrusted to you. For the Son of man did not come to be served, but to serve. Through you dear servants of the Lord Jesus Christ we receive Him in full. Be worthy of the Holy Name and work all the more tirelessly for HIS Kingdom. Be priests for Christ after His heart who met with thousands upon thousands for the salvation of souls.

May you be found worthy of the call you have received in His name. The Mother will help you. Ave Maria!

“Those who want to be rich are falling into temptation and into a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge them into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is the root of all evils, and some people in their desire for it have strayed from the faith and have pierced themselves with many pains…” (1 Timothy 6)

The Path to a Pure Heart in God’s Family part 3 of 4

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you...

We continue the reflection of the recent message of Our Lady given on 7/2/2011, I want to remind the reader this one thing that the Queen of Peace said at the beginning of the year 2011.

“Dear Children, you are God’s Family…”

Reflect on these words as a reminder of who we are. We are God’s people. We are God’s children. Children learn from their parents. Children are to model their parents and parental role as they become adult children.

We are God’s people, and belonged to God first.

In the previous reflection part 2, I said I once asked God Who am I? Over the course of 20 years in my conversion experience and growing in relationship in the family of God, I have come to know who I am and why I was sent to this earth, and what my purpose is. I now have an absolute identity in the eyes of God.

Having an identity and knowing why the Lord formed you in the womb and put His Spirit in you, makes the purpose of life all the more worth living. I have no other desire but to get to heaven to be once more with my heavenly family. That is where I want to be. But I know the road is narrow, and I have to pass through this deserted exiled world and persevere to the end until I get there.

But I have a road map. This road map consists of the Sacred Scriptures, and the messages of the Mother of God. It is the quickest way out of the desert.

I have passed through the fiery furnace of purification countless times. I know I am not done yet. But I do know I am being led on the right path with my dear Mother holding my hand walking with me, teaching me, guiding me and protecting me along the way.

When I need to rest and the journey gets to hard, I rest with her, and just let she and Jesus hold me until I am able to go on.

So now, the path to a pure heart. It is simply put, and it is the most repeated word in the Holy Bible, “live the commandments, do not forsake the Commandments, live the Beatitudes, and grow in virtue.”

Simple right? Not so!

We are a weak and fallen in nature people. Our natural inclination in the flesh is to sin. Sin is the enemy of the flesh. The flesh and the spirit are opposed to each other says St. Paul, Romans chapter 8

God knows the weakness of man. Which is why God has given us a road map in the way to follow Him on our way back to our true home. If you want to know how to get to heaven, it is all mapped out for us. If we are uncertain of the direction to walk, the universal Church is steering the ship and the course for us. The answer is with the authority Jesus left for us on this earth. The Holy Catholic Apostolic Church.

God calls His people to live His commandments. This was the call of Moses who was to lead a nation out of sin and bondage and was handed the Commandments from God; or more simply put, the household rules to live in God’s family, as God’s children. These Commandments and precepts are the absolute authority over the human being. Remember, Jesus said He did not come to abolish the Law of God, but to fulfill it. Therefore we as God’s people, God’s family are not here to abolish the Law of God as our government wants to do, but to live it, and fulfill it as our savior did.

For this purpose, and for the purpose of Our Lady’s message of 7/2/2011, the Mother is calling us to set out with her, that is to walk with her and her way to the heart of her Son. But we need to begin by confessing the offenses that separated us from Him. We have to admit that we have broken the house rules. She wants us to see it first and admit it, confess it, and make it right as a good Mother would want in her home to keep peace.

Really, does this sound reasonable to ask of her children? She knows what’s going to upset the Father. She knows the Father’s justice, and wants to spare her children from the justice of God which my friends WE REALLY DESERVE.

In the Ten Commandments the Lord demands parents to raise their children in the Lord, and DRILL HIS COMMANDMENTS INTO THEIR MIIND from generation to generation. Parents are to live by good example since the family and the parents of the family are the first teachers to their children.

The family is the original cell of society. If there is a breakdown in society, it is because there is a breakdown in the family. The family is the first school of love in the proper order of God’s family handed down from us from the beginning of time.

This my friends however as the Lord says to His people is a ‘wicked and perverse generation.’ And that we are and we will go down in history as just this! We are the wayward children of Israel in the bible. And just as historically taught of this people, we the people of God have been handed over to the enemy to have his way over us.

Remember, the Lord has allowed satan to try the Church for a period of time. Our Lady said this, and it is documented by former popes. That time is now. The Lord has permitted this to test the fidelity of His people. We have become as a people of God, as one human race, an adulterous bride who is aborting the seed of the Word gifted to us from the bridegroom Jesus Christ.

I am convinced that until we are able to give birth to the Word of God in the world, will not abortion stop, because we are spiritually aborting the seed of Jesus planted in our hearts, which has manifested into these physical abortions.

The Queen of Peace concludes this message given on 7/2/2011 with these words…

“…You my children are gathering around me full of enthusiasm, desire and expectations, and I implore the Good Father to, through the Holy Spirit, put my Son, faith into your purified hearts. My children, obey me, and set out with me…”

This is what the Mother is asking the Father to do? She is asking the Father by the power of the Holy Spirit, put Jesus and faith into hearts that are open to receive Him after they have been purified in confession. Where there is the Mother, and the Holy Spirit, Jesus is going to be born.

But look at what Blessed Mother said to her children, “you my children are gathering around me full of enthusiasm, desire and expectation…”

What frame of mind are we going to meet her? Enthusiasm is good, desire is good, but what happens when we expect something and it is not met? We get disappointed, and let down and then grow angry.

What expectations do we have when we go to meet her? What grand imaginations we have in our expectations. Should we go with expectation to meet the Mother of God? Absolutely not prideful man! We should expect nothing! She is a gift!

Why did she say this to her own children?

Go back to her opening words…”I call you to a difficult and painful step for your unity with my Son…”

Are we expecting the cross when we come to her or go to Medjugorje? No! I am sure most are not.

Most are expecting to see the wonders and awes of Medjugorje. But this is not what Medjugorje is about. Medjugorje is about the call to conversion, living the way of the Cross as following Jesus and fulfilling the Fatima apparitions to holiness in the vocation of marriage, holy orders and religious life. She is calling us to an extraordinary way of life unknown to this world today of entertainment and comfort. We are called to perfect love, to sacrifice our lives for the salvation of souls, to lay our lives down for ones friend…

If you are living the call and the message of Medjugorje, you know to the depth of your being how difficult it is to put this to life in this world, how painful it is to see the Mother of God rejected by her own Church, her own children in the Church, her own priest sons, by her own family.

You know how painful it is to see Jesus rejected by the world, to see God rejected and removed from the mouths and the gov’t places. You are being persecuted as He was, you are suffering and carrying heavy and laden burdens…as intercessors for a broken and unfaithful world.

The world needs its Mother to love it, to heal it and to comfort it. The world needs its Father, its Creator to usher us back into a community of peace once more. The world needs its savior to come and claim the Victory once and for all. The world needs the Holy Spirit to come in Truth and convict it in truth and remind us of all that Jesus taught us. The world cannot live without God.

Below is a prayer of reparation to God for the United States. Please keep this prayer at the forefront for the sake of the Family of God

Prayer for the United States

O Merciful GOd, we cry to Thee for pardon and for mercy. We are “an unbelieving and perverse generation”. We are disobedient, disloyal and ungrateful to Thee. We have excluded Thee from our homes, our schools, our business places. We are no longer worthy to be called Thy children. But Merciful God, spare my country!

Forgive us! Save us from the scourge which we have deserved, especially the killing of the innocent unborn babies. Teach us Thy law and move our wills to serve Thee, henceforth. Merciful God, please spare America!

God Almighty, Lord of all nations, bless us all with lasting peace; give us strength in tribulations; may Thy blessings never cease. We shall always sing Thy praise: Holy, Holy, Holy God our Lord. Amen.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, they shall be called children of God…” (Matt. 5)

What is an Impure Heart Blessed Mother? Part 2 of 4

Blessed are the pure of heart, they shall see God...

We continue from Part 1 of 4 the Difficult and painful way to Jesus we go on to reflect on the Mother’s message from 7/2/11.

The next part of the message from Our Lady is this… she describes very clearly what damage is done by an impure heart:

“AN IMPURE HEART CANNOT BE IN MY SON AND WITH MY SON.
AN IMPURE HEART CANNOT GIVE THE FRUIT OF LOVE AND UNITY.
AN IMPURE HEART CANNOT DO CORRECT AND JUST THINGS.
AN IMPURE HEART IS NOT AN EXAMPLE OF THE BEAUTY OF GOD’S LOVE TO THOSE WHO SURROUND IT AND TO THOSE WHO HAVE NOT COME TO KNOW THAT LOVE….”

These are very strong points made of the infectious disease of the impure heart.

IMPURE HEART… is the word the Blessed Mother uses…there is no accident in these words…heaven does not make mistakes…

(Dear friends, please realize I am not preaching, but speaking from experience. What I speak is what God has shown us in my own life through my own sinful ways as one who was literally destined for hell at one point in her life. Our Lady, my dear Mother, pulled me out of the pit, and walked with me into a new life with her. Please take to heart these words…they are very serious my friends, very serious…and those who know me know that I tell it like it is very boldly.)

What is an impure heart?

This is a heart that entertains sin. It is filled with lust, greed, idolatry, drunkenness, pornography, fornication (which is sex outside of marriage); adultery (sex with someone other than your spouse); homosexuality, addictions, vices and you name it I can go on…An impure heart is selfish, prideful, envious, deceitful, angry or hateful. It is gluttonous, slothful and covets or desires wants and never happy with what it has as gift…an impure heart desires the world and its things and puts God behind the worldly things…

There are so many lessons of impurity in the bible.

Jesus said, “even when a man looks at a woman with lust he has already committed adultery with her in the heart….” THAT’S AN IMPURE HEART

A person whose heart is filled with such darkness has breached His covenant with God and leaves no room for God in it. He has broken faith with God and rejects God. It is repeated throughout the scriptures what happens to the one who commits such sin and does not repent from it. The Lord said very clearly that those who do such things and live in such a manner cannot enter the Kingdom of Heaven.

And much worst if this person of impurity is receiving Holy Communion with such sin and knowledge of it; it is a grave and mortal sin, male or female alike.

Now look around you. Look within your own heart. You only need to go as far as your local high school, or college campus to see what we as parents have condoned and taught in the home to our children, because these youth are living out impurity in epidemic proportion. Look at what we entertain in our homes. Look at what we entertain in the media, televisions, movies, video games and more…

Guess who is going to answer for this on judgement day?

It will not be just the children who will be judged by behavior. And honestly any parent who loves their child would not desire hell for their child. But the parent themselves will be in a worst place than the child…because the Lord said…“it would be better for that one to tie a millstone around his neck and be throne into the sea for leading these little ones to sin…”

Yes parents! You will stand before God on your judgement day and will have to atone for how you led your children on the path of hell, because they were not taught about God in the home, or His commandments.

Two of the visionaries, Vicka and Jacov were taken to heaven, hell and purgatory in the early days of the apparitions. Vicka describes what she saw on each account. About hell she said she saw a young woman who was very beautiful on earth entering the flames of hell, cursing God and her parents for not teaching her about God. And when she came out of the flames of hell, she was a gross beast.

This witness when I heard it made me really think about my role as Mother. And boy was I a vigilant mother. The thought of seeing my beautiful daughters in hell horrified me. And I knew I had to do whatever it take to make sure they only sought heaven.

My daughters know that I love them, and I begged them as a mother with countless tears to please keep their eyes on Jesus and Mary. I confessed to them that I am not a perfect mother and I will for sure let them down in my imperfections. But I am a mother that loves them and wants the best for them. The best is heaven. Not things of the world. But only heaven.

I teach my children to go to the Mother of God when they need me. Because the Mother of God teaches me how to be like her, and to be the mother my children need me to be.

So what I am saying again I repeat; comes from experience. We had to learn this my friends in our own home and decide for change.

When our sin was brought to light to us, we just about died, knowing the future salvation of our children was hell. Not only for ourselves, but we were leading them there.

My husband and I had committed every sin against the sacrament of marriage and were living licentious lives before marriage, and committed almost every abomination in the eyes of God, from the beginning of our relationship with co-habitation, fornication, birth control, partying non-stop, and more…

We also lived the fruits of our sin, which was a horrible situation in our marriage, division, abuse, adultery, pornography and so on. It got completely out of control. Until the day I turned to the Lord and cried out and said, “I believe in my marriage sacrament, I believe you do not want us to divorce, so you need to fix this.”

The Lord then began to show me, that if this is what I wanted, then I needed to change first. I thought I was fine, that it was all him, (my husband that is). Then I learned the change first comes from the individual then flows into the family.

It was not easy at first to admit we had done such a thing when the light was shown. But worst for us, we had to change it completely as a whole new way of life. It has taken us 20 years of a life of conversion, absolute stripping and spiritual battles one right after the other to be freed from our sins that we have founded and built in this marriage. We built our house on sand, not on Rock or the foundation of Jesus Christ.

The former way had to go and we had to start from the beginning. And that meant to go to the roots of our existence. I was asking questions like this, “God, why did you create me? Who am I?”

In the end and throughout my journey the Lord began to show me just this. Who I am. I am the beloved daughter of the Father, I am the spouse of Jesus Christ, and I am the living vessel of the Holy Spirit, and the little, little girl of the Mother of God…This is who I am from my conception I have lived the experience of seeing myself born out of the Heart of the Father and placed into the womb of my Mother.

Looking back on it all now, there are no words that express the gratitude we have for the generous mercy of God, and why He has permitted us this great grace to come in communion with Him once more.

We deserve hell my friends, I deserve hell. But the Lord wills the salvation of souls. He died for this reason. He wants our souls, and He thirsts for our souls, and agonizes for our souls. He only needs a willing heart to say yes to Him, a willing heart that desires purity and holiness and union with Him.

If you do not believe me that your sins affect your children, you can seek the gospels for your proof, beginning with Adam and Eve, the first parents of the human race.

I know this is hard to swallow, but it is the truth.

God said to Adam ‘the man’ after taking the bite of the forbidden fruit … “where are you?” How could you have let this happen? I gave you a gift, you were supposed to care for it and cultivate what is most precious to me…”

The result of parental sin is passed on to the children, and its been this way from the beginning of man’s existence. Children learn sin first in the home. Children also first learn love and virtue in the home. We have a choice to make and which path to follow. We can follow and choose God, or satan there is no in between.

A very well known priest used to say, “in the end you and I are going to be in heaven or in hell, winners or losers; it is that simple.

I hope eyes and hearts are opening now to the seriousness of this call of the Mother of God who lovingly is correcting her wayward children. And this is only the beginning of the message which will continue in parts.

We are today living the bible and so many choose not to see it.

“Blessed are the pure in heart, they shall see God…” (Mt. 5)

Why Medjugorje is needed for the World – Part 2

According to God's plan I am with you to help you to have my Son...

Let us go back to visit the message the Queen of Peace gave to the world through Mirjana that I wrote about in Why Medjugorje for the World – Part 1.

The message was given in 1982 in the early days of the apparitions. Here is what Our Lady said for review:

“Excuse me for this, but you must realize that satan exists. One day he appeared before the throne of God and asked permission to submit the Church to a period of trail. God gave him permission to try the Church for one century. This century is under the power of the devil, but when the secrets confided to you come to pass, his power will be destroyed. Even now he is beginning to lose his power and has become aggressive. He is destroying marriages, creating divisions among priests and is responsible for obsessions and murder. You must protect yourselves against these things through fasting and prayer, especially community prayer. Carry blessed objects with you. Put them in your home, and restore the use of holy water.”

The Holy Spirit has led me to this message on several occasions, and I’ve taught it on several occasions as well. I already explained the prophetic meaning behind the history of the Church in Part I, and the plan of satan to dismantle the Universal Church.

However, for a deeper understanding of this message I was led by the Spirit to read the book of Job in the bible in relation to the suffering servant.

In this case as I pondered the scriptures of Job, I understood that the Church was Job the suffering servant including her members of the body. The Church having great wealth of spirit and material and its wealth of significance in the world was going to be tested by God and refined like gold to prove her fidelity to her spouse, Jesus Christ, and be found in the end spotless without blemish.

Job (the Church in this case); begins as the suffering servant was made known as one who feared God, was found blameless and upright. From the beginning of the book chapter 1 and 2, satan appeared before God’s throne to test God’s faithful servant.

Job spoke many significant words in this book trying to understand what was happening to him. But from the beginning what stood out were these two verses to me:

Job 1:21 “Naked I came forth from my Mother’s womb and naked shall I go back again. The Lord gave me and the Lord has taken away – blessed be the name of the Lord.”

and

Job 2:10 “We accept good things from God; should we not accept evil? Job said nothing sinful…”

When evil comes upon us, or we suffer because of evil influences, should we not accept it as coming from God?

God continued to allow satan to have his way with Job, testing him in great trials.

In the first chapter it explains how Job was most wealthy and had great things and many people subject to Him, and then in almost an instant it was taken away from him. But Job was still found faithful, and blessed the Lord realizing everything good comes from God. He was not attached to His material wealth, and found blameless in God’s eyes.

Then in chapter 2 and so on, Job was struck with plagues, diseases, but accepted all as coming from God. And again he blessed the Lord.

The friends of Job show up who then attempt to give him their worldly counsel-their own worldly wisdom, yet Job still withstands under great suffering the temptations to accuse God for his misfortune. And in the end when God saw it fit that Job was a faithful servant, God reveals Himself to His faithful servant and restores Him with more blessing than He had before.

Our Lady once said, “receive everything as if it comes from God…when trials come do not say O God, O Mother where are you. I only wait for you to give me your yes, so that I can give it to Jesus and He can bless you with what you need…”

Jesus will give what we need, not what we want from Him, but what we need for our salvation. It could be a deeper faith, greater strength, healing of physical or spiritual, strength in virtue and so on.

We can clearly see that the words of the Queen of Peace are fully manifested in the world today. Families are divided and divorces are occurring at a rapid rate. There is an outright assaults on the youth. There are divisions, murders, obsessions at epidemic proportions. Degenerations of the human family; disasters, wars occurring everywhere.

Realize however, when the secrets of Medjugorje come to pass, satans power will be destroyed, says the Queen of Peace. And the human person will have only himself, his sins, and God face to face. I shutter to think of the reality of this day when it comes.

Who will be able to stand before God in truth on this day?

SOMETHING TO PONDER FOR YOUR OWN PRAYER LIFE:

What is God doing in you in this time of Pentecost?

How are you being tested and tried in this time by God in your suffering? What is the fruit that is coming from your suffering?

Are you embracing your daily cross as if it comes from God as a gift to you?

Will you be found blameless when the Lord makes Himself known to you as His servant Job?

Be honest with yourself. Do not make joke of your salvation. In the end, there will be no one laughing when the truth is revealed.

Close the doors where satan wants to enter and destroy as the Queen of Peace describes above. Make use of the sacramentals as she suggested, and begin to work on your conversion, and protect yourselves. Your Mother is here to help you. Ave Maria

JOIN US FOR THE 22ND ANNUAL MEDJUGORJE YOUTH PRAYER FESTIVAL PILGRIMAGE ON 8/14/2011 THROUGH 8/16/2011 FOR PRAYER, PRAISE AND WORSHIP AND RETREAT.