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.

May 7, 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.

Luke 19:41-44

Lament for Jerusalem

As he drew near and came in sight of the city he shed tears over it and said, 'If you too had only recognised on this day the way to peace! But in fact it is hidden from your eyes! Yes, a time is coming when your enemies will raise fortifications all round you, when they will encircle you and hem you in on every side; they will dash you and the children inside your walls to the ground; they will leave not one stone standing on another within you, because you did not recognise the moment of your visitation.

John 14:6

Jesus said:

I am the Way; I am Truth and Life...

There is one TRUTH, it is GOD’S TRUTH.
He is the Creator.
He has the Plan.
We are His creatures.
Man disobeys.
There will be a great era of peace in which God will reign.
All men will be under His feet.
God will be all in all.
Mary is the Queen of Peace.
Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life.
The Sacred Heart of Jesus will reign.
The Immaculate Heart of Mary will triumph.

We must pray for our priests, our Church and our world.

Jesus speaks: When you are in the depth of the pain in your heart, it is then that your imperfections show.

I will strip you bare, take away that what is most dear, and men will do one of two things. They will turn to God and trust in Him, or they will be bitter and hateful and remain divided from God.

When one is first confronted with sorrow, he may scream awhile, but the holy soul will be strengthened through the suffering. He will realize more his helplessness and turn to Me.

To release yourselves, I will allow you to suffer. You must realize that there is great merit in suffering. I cried out on the cross, I shed Blood in the garden. In a place of privacy you may scream in agonizing pain and cry from the depth of your soul to your Father to hear you. He is hearing you. He is with you. Because you do not feel His presence does not mean He is not there. I knew the oneness of My Father all through the Passion, I cried out to Him in agonizing pain. "Father, Father" (with great emotion), you cry out to Him. Experience the emotion as you would with your closest friend. I bled through the suffering. My Mother stood beneath My cross and cried. You have turned into little stiff men. Experience the pain, suffering is suffering. The world says don’t cry, don’t show emotion, your God says, "Tell Me the pain in your heart." Little by little, every day you experience the joys of My life, the suffering of My Passion. Know that you do not have to suffer in a stiff box - cry, I gave you tears as a release. I cried over the city of Jerusalem. I cried for your world today. You are hemmed in on all sides by the enemy.

All will be coming and doing so in the Name of the Lord. You act in His Name and not your own.

People in authority have led many astray. All in authority need to be operating from the truth. The truth is found in Me. All in authority must be acting in My Name. Authority comes from Me. If persons are not acting in My name and are in authority, they can mislead people from My way. All persons in authority should recognize power comes from God and realize they are acting to serve God.

Many parents have turned to home schooling their children because they feel that the truths are not being taught in the schools.

You cannot isolate your children from the world. Home schooling will help a child when the parent is rooted in the truth, but what happens when the child enters college or is directed by counselors, teachers, psychologists, priests, sisters, aunts, uncles, grandmothers, grandfathers, policemen, anyone who comes in the line of authority?

I will tell you this, unless you obey the Lady of Fatima there will not be peace in the world.

And unless you pray the prayers I have given for the renewal of the Church and the world (Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual), you will not enter into this great reign of My Heart. You must pray as we have instructed you to pray.

The earth must get down on their knees and beg for forgiveness and mercy and grace from the Almighty God. My Father is so offended by the crimes, the sins of His children.

I am the Good Shepherd, I give you the Plan to lead the world into oneness. I ask you to pray My Prayers and use My gifts given in the Movement to lead the faithful into this great reign of My Heart.

I speak of authority. In the Holy Spirit Novena I gave you the following prayer.

"Dear Holy Spirit, help us to keep Your commandments and to respect authority. Help us to love all things as You will us to love them. Help us to want to pray and always serve God with the greatest love. Help us to know the truth. Help us to have the gift of faith, hope and love. Help us to know what is right and what is wrong."

This is an important prayer for you to pray. This is an important prayer to teach your children to pray daily.

The devil works in authority. If all were living according to the Father’s will, all could trust those in authority. In the end, all will have God’s name on their foreheads.

All things will work according to God’s will.

Now since the enemy the devil is in the world, he attacks authority.

The Church is to be a pillar of truth. All priests and bishops must be under the pope acting in God’s name. If a priest tells a married woman she is able to use artificial contraception and the man wants to obey the teachings of the Church about artificial contraception, the confusion can cause the break-up of the marriage.

The priest acts in authority, what happens if he does not obey the Church and acts on his own contrary to the Church’s teachings? Under whom does he receive his authority? Is he acting in his own name to please the people?

It is difficult sometimes to stand up for the truth, but all must adhere to those in authority above them, unless they are told to do something sinful.

In observing the story of Adam & Eve, we see Eve went above God. She acted as she willed and the whole human race suffered from her sin. You have this tainted human nature. A weakness to disobey God’s will.

You must pray for those in authority.

The devil tempts people to act in their own name and not in God’s name.

A person in authority may operate in a way which is against God’s will and lead a person off course for his entire life.

Priests are dressed with a special clothing designating authority in the Church, some sisters wear a habit and tell people things that are not true and lead others astray, policemen wear a uniform which means they are an officer of the law, doctors wear special clothing. Many in authority carry special titles and have name plaques on their door. (Dr. Mary Smith, Doctor of Behavioral Disorders of Troubled Children).

Many children who grew up in alcoholic families or dysfunctional families are overly afraid of those in authority. They were taught many times to jump when the parent told them to jump.

You must pray for those in authority. You must see what those in authority are telling your children. You must pray others do not try to weaken or misuse authority. All must operate according to God’s will. You must pray for the renewal of your Church and your world. You must pray as a united body, and offer sacrifice.

The greatest sacrifice to pay for sin is My death on the cross. You must unite to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, all day in all your actions and offer all you do to Me.

NOTHING IS GOING TO CHANGE YOUR WORLD BUT MY GRACE. You have run amuck, you are dependent on Me. In the reign of the Sacred Heart authority will be according to My Father’s will.

1 Corinthians 15:20-25

In fact, however, Christ has been raised from the dead, as the first-fruits of all who have fallen asleep. As it was by one man that death came, so through one man has come the resurrection of the dead. Just as all die in Adam, so in Christ all will be brought to life; but all of them in their proper order: Christ the first-fruits, and next, at his coming, those who belong to him. After that will come the end, when he will hand over the kingdom to God the Father, having abolished every principality, every ruling force and power. For he is to be king until he has made his enemies his footstool,

Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q:  How do I feel we can grow closer in our relationship by seeing ourselves as children in the Father's family?

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