I discuss Mary‘s two messages at Medjugorje for June, 2010.
Mary’s message at Medjugorje on June 2, 2010:
Dear Children, Today I call you with prayer and fasting to clear the path in which my Son will enter into your hearts. Accept me as a mother and a messenger of God‘s love and His desire for your salvation. Free yourself of everything from the past which burdens you, that gives you a sense of guilt, that which previously led you astray in error and darkness. Accept the light. Be born anew in the righteousness of my Son. Thank you.
Mary explains Her role as Queen of Heaven when she asks us to accept Her as a “mother and a messenger of God’s love.” We must remember that Mary and all the saints want to guide us into God’s kingdom. The saints are eternally in God’s love and their greatest desire is for all of us to one day feel that indescribable closeness with Him. We can ask Mary and the saints to help us through our struggles in this life and stay in a state of grace.
Why not just pray directly to God? If He hears our prayers then why pray to a saint who was a human just like you or me? Why pray to people who had sins, struggles, and all those human imperfections when you can just pray directly to the one who can grant you eternal grace and happiness? The fact is, we still do pray to God when we pray through the saints. Think of the saints as our interface to God. Because God’s nature is so indescribable, the saints offer us a model of the different aspects of God in a way we can comprehend. They are simpler examples of God’s love, charity, mercy, knowledge, power, strength. They show us the path to Heaven in a way we understand. This is why God was made man through Jesus Christ. And this is why Jesus established the Church which provides us with the collective wisdom of Mary and the saints. All of this was done so that we may come to know God.
Mary’s message on June 25, 2010:
Dear children! With joy, I call you all to live my messages with joy; only in this way, little children, will you be able to be closer to my Son. I desire to lead you all only to Him, and in Him you will find true peace and the joy of your heart. I bless you all and love you with immeasurable love. Thank you for having responded to my call.
Again, Mary asks us to accept Her guidance to Jesus so that we may find true peace and joy. Mary, the saints, your guardian angel, the souls in purgatory, and the Holy Spirit constantly try to guide us into Heaven. Each one of us has an entire divine team that wants to put us on the right track to eternal happiness. But are we listening? Have we silenced our hearts of earthly desires to hear these messages? I’m going to assume that no one who made it into Heaven was ever disappointed in what they found. So why are we so often reluctant to follow the guidance of those who just want us to feel what they feel for all eternity? We should pray that we make room in our hearts and minds for those offering us their help.
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