Mother Mary said at Fatima: "My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the sure way which will lead you to God." St. Thomas Aquinas said: "The things we love tell us who we are!" With that in mind, I will try to post each day something about Our Blessed Lady, items about the Holy Roman Catholic Church, and public domain Catholic books too! I pray you enjoy my ministry!
Below are two albums of pictures that I created:
1. Our grand daughter Adrianna.
2. Tears of Mary!
MARY, OUR MOTHER
Thursday, July 12, 2007
THE MOTHER SPEAKS TO BISHOPS, PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS
By "Anne," a Lay Apostle
Message # 22. August 13, 2003
The Blessed Mother
My dear children, you are accepting grace in your lives and that pleases me. My Son, also, draws great consolation from those souls who are responding to my promptings. Children, I know it is difficult for you at times. Remember that I lived the earthly life and drew much comfort from faith. I was often unsure of what the future held for my Son but I knew it was suffering. I lived with that reality, despite which I remained cheerful, dutiful, and joyful. You may ask how I did that. I tell you that I did it through prayer. I constantly asked our Heavenly Father to sustain me. When I felt the grief of my Son's future, I stopped whatever I was doing, and made an act of obedience to our Father. This became my life habit and it served me well, even during the most difficult hours. You will find this too. Whenever you feel unsure of yourself or afraid, make an act of obedience. Say the following: "God in heaven, I pledge my allegiance to you. I give you my life, my work, and my heart. In turn, give me the grace of obeying your every direction to the fullest possible extent." That is all children. That simple prayer will draw consolation down to you, consolation which will steady you and prepare you to proceed in His will. We do not judge you for your mistakes. We do not criticize. We want to guide you and if you turn the wrong way, we will simply correct you. Do not be afraid of failure, because, with God, failure is not possible. It is not even a possibility.
Step forward now with joy, enriched by my words. Jesus, your Savior, also has much to say to you, and will continue this heavenly direction. My children, humility is your watchword and love is your compass. You are being placed under my mantle of protection. Be assured of my constant, diligent, protection. None dare touch a child of this heavenly mother. Believe in this plan, children entrusted to me, and know that nothing will stop it. Indeed, it is progressing as we speak. God looks down upon you and sees a willing servant. You will spend eternity thanking Him for this opportunity to serve.
These messages were excerpted from Volume Three of the Direction for Our Times series given to "Anne," a Lay Apostle. For further information regarding the Lay Apostolate of Jesus Christ the Returning King, or to purchase Direction for Our Times volumes, please contact Direction for Our Times on the Web at www.directionforourtimes.com, or mail inquiries to the following address: 9000 West 81st St., Justice, IL 60458, U.S.A.