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.

March 27, 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.

We Wander our Whole Life Looking for Something

Jesus speaks: I give you this parable, there was a certain woman shopper in a big store with her child. She had traveled to get there, but did not remember the way home. She was not sure how to go. This bothered her the whole time she was shopping. It took her focus off of being there. All she could feel was fear inside that she would not find the way home. She wanted to call on the phone, but did not know whom to call. She wasn’t sure where she was, how to ask directions. She was before a gigantic elevator in the store. She feared for herself and her child. She felt lost, not knowing where she was or how to get home. At first she thought she would take a bus and then a train, but not knowing clearly where she was overwhelmed her and the fear continued. She tried to use the phone, but the phone did not work. She was becoming very confused and anxious. The home she sought was deeply desired, the restlessness in her heart was immense. She yearned for her home where she would be safe and at rest. She felt enormous conflict in her soul, fear, doubt and lack of clarity of direction. She could faintly see the place called home, but it seemed so far away, and she felt as if she would never get there. The items in the store were bright and colored and were there to lure her attention. The elevator opened to floors filled with wonderful things to wear and things to entice to pleasure: video games, televisions, VCR equipment, music discs and disc players, sports items. But in her heart she could not be lured away from the deep craving in her soul to be home and to be at rest. She longed to feel complete peace and great satisfaction. Her focus was only on the finer things, peace, comfort, joy and rest at home.

I tell you of the little boy, years ago, that went to the corner store that had candy. He had 5 cents from his mother. He went before the candy counter and the lady behind took out a little bag. He pointed to many little candies that were in the bag. It was his second trip to the store, and he was so excited having tasted them once before. It gave him great pleasure. Every day he asked his mother for money and every day he went to the store and bought candy. It never tasted as it did the first and second day. Soon it became a habit, but he felt he had to have it. It didn’t give the pleasure he once received, so he looked for more pleasures elsewhere.

The world is like a big candy store. The devil entices the young with the candies. The candies give them immediate pleasure, but soon that pleasure becomes old and they must look for something more. The little boy ate and ate the candy, his teeth soon began to rot and his stomach sometimes ached, the sugar made him high. He ate it out of habit and immediately he found some pleasure. The sugar gave him an immediate high. He was usually tired every day before he ate his candy. In eating it he was immediately lifted up.

On every corner in your world there is a little candy to be had. It can be a dirty magazine, an enticing drink. A coffee in the morning, liquor in the evening. You work all day and know at the end of the day those hours await when you will settle down with your beer. All day you are looking for that. Or are you always seeking stimulating drinks throughout the day? My children, do you know that these things alter your behavior? Some they do not affect so much, but some children are taught to have a stimulating drink, a little candy, music that blares, video games that excite beyond all imaginings, and they feel they always need more and more.

Mary speaks: Do you pray for peace? My children, you give your children guns to play with. You teach them to act in active combat on your television video games. You give the children a world of pleasure. A candy store on every corner. My children, peace is found in the heart, not in the appetites. You may find pleasure in some things according to God’s will, but to teach your children to look for constant gratification in sensuous pleasure is not good.

The child must be taught of the heart and the interior life. The child is being made less and less sensitive because of your world. A little baby comes into the world sensitive, a newborn baby and you give him poison, garbage.

You will not be completely satisfied here, my child. You were made with a craving for God. Only He will satisfy you. My child, my poor little baby. Many of the things of this earth are not pleasing to my Son. You are at battle between the things of the world and the things of God. Who will win in your life?

Ezekiel 37:21-28

...say, "The Lord Yahweh says this: I shall take the Israelites from the nations where they have gone. I shall gather them together from everywhere and bring them home to their own soil. I shall make them into one nation in the country, on the mountains of Israel, and one king is to be king of them all; they will no longer form two nations, nor be two separate kingdoms. They will no longer defile themselves with their foul idols, their horrors and any of their crimes. I shall save them from the acts of infidelity which they have committed and shall cleanse them; they will be my people and I shall be their God. My servant David will reign over them, one shepherd for all; they will follow my judgements, respect my laws and practise them. They will live in the country which I gave to my servant Jacob, the country in which your ancestors lived. They will live in it, they, their children, their children’s children, for ever. David my servant is to be their prince for ever. I shall make a covenant of peace with them, an eternal covenant with them. I shall resettle them and make them grow; I shall set my sanctuary among them for ever. I shall make my home above them; I shall be their God, and they will be my people. And the nations will know that I am Yahweh the sanctifier of Israel, when my sanctuary is with them for ever." '

Jesus speaks: You wander, you roam, you search and what you desire is your God.

I am truly present in the Eucharist. I feed you with My Body and Blood and I am ignored by so many.

Will it be God’s Kingdom you seek, or the kingdom the evil one wants to give you.

Mary speaks: First you wanted toys and candy and the other pleasures of the earth, a baseball game, a soccer game, a school play. More and more the family life deteriorated. The family meal became almost extinct as the schedule became more crowded with exterior events. The rosary would be absolutely out of the question. Conversation about feelings and things of the heart was replaced with a variety of activities. You watched mom and dad. Many showed you social drinking, some smoked cigarettes, some ate pies, some both drank and smoked, some had dirty magazines, some watched movies in the living room with sexual intercourse and nudity - all this before children’s eyes.

Some went from a new car, bigger than the neighbor’s, to a new house, to a new country club, to a boat or what have you.

Have you found it all yet? Are you satisfied having a new wife, a new girlfriend, a new car, a new house, a luxurious vacation, a new country club, a vacation home better than your neighbors? Where does it stop? There are video games that keep your child glued to a set and out of his head for four or five hours. How can one parent cope when the other buys it, when one parent is morally offended by the promiscuity of the TV shows and the other sits by and encourages a youth to watch it and the parent and child joke together about it? My little one, all this teaches a little mind that dad or mom thinks it is permissible. Young children are not 30 or 40 or 50. They have little young minds being formed with poison. They have not formed opinions yet, they are modeling after you, you are their idols.

Oh I cry, I cry, I cry my earth, I cry. BOMBS AWAY! Will anything make a difference? Before the flood, while Noah built the ark, people laughed at him. The three little pigs, remember the story? You can search all over the earth, but you will not find rest in more and more candy. Many of my children are lost and do not know how to go home. You see all the candy in the store, but you do not know where you are and how to get home. Many of you are stranded in the store and you don’t know if you can find home, if you should take a bus or a train. You are stranded in the candy store or the department store. The elevator is right before you, but, if you follow the world, you will never get out of that store. You ought to be afraid and anxious. If you don’t learn soon, the road may lead you to a bad end.

You are on a journey. All your life must be focused on Him. In the end, I hope you will find your true home in heaven. Your heart will not rest until it rests in Him.

Look at your life like a movie you watch. Look at yourself on the screen of life. See yourself running from one pleasure to the next. Your God is watching you. How will your movie play at the end of your life?

Jesus speaks: I ask that religious receive the priestly newsletter.

I ask that they help circulate the priestly newsletter to priests. Ask priests if they receive it, and give them yours if they do not.

The priestly newsletter can be printed from the Internet and circulated.

Tell all religious about the Apostles of the Eucharistic Heart Program, ask them to pray 2 hours a week before the tabernacle and recite the prayers (Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual) and rosary for the following intentions:

  1. For the spread of the devotion to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary culminating in the Reign of the Sacred Heart and the triumph of the Immaculate Heart.
  2. For the Pope.
  3. For all bishops of the world.
  4. For all priests.
  5. For all sisters and brothers in the religious life.
  6. For all members of the Shepherds of Christ Movement, and for the spread of this Movement to the world.
  7. For all members of the Catholic Church.
  8. For all members of the human family.
  9. For all souls in purgatory.

I love you, Jesus.

Questions for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How can we spend intimate time together every day, writing for 10 minutes, reading two times and discussing our letter for 10 minutes. (Jesus wants people to share feelings.)

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