The work of rebuilding must begin now…

Nehemiah 2:17 Come, let us rebuild the wall of Jerusalem, so that we may no longer suffer disgrace.

“My children, now is the time for the rebuilding to begin. Yes there is much more to come, and much more must be torn down, but the work of rebuilding must begin now. Just as an architect must work hard before the first stone is laid, so too must you lay the groundwork of prayer so that what is built is firm, the materials strong. What you see now crumbling is what was hastily put up. Everything rooted in me endures, even if for a time it is not visible or evident. My children, you have a crucial role in the building up of the Church. Take time to pray, to adore, to fast, so that what will be built will give the most glory to God. My little ones, I am counting on you. Nothing is too small to be offered. Give me everything, wrapped in the Flame of Love and you will see miracles!”

Heavenly Father in the Divine Will I go back and re-do all I have ever done so that you may be glorified in all the acts of my life. I wrap this offering in the Flame of Love so that your kingdom may come and your Church may be rebuilt as an impregnable fortress, mighty, pure, and holy. Jesus in Mary I trust in you. Use me as you wish to accomplish your designs upon the world. Amen.

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22 thoughts on “The work of rebuilding must begin now…

  1. Wow, funny I asked the Lord this week for a sign that I should go more deeply into the Flame of Love way of life as I have an idea and some interest in our parish in starting a prayer group. Just like the Devil to tempt me to think all the little things I am doing have no importance- just to relax and enjoy life while I can. I am a convert and former Methodist but was more evangelical in my outlook- I could totally go for a “prosperity Gospel” kind of faith! But I do believe that the Lord is taking all that we are doing to lay the ground work for the second Pentecost- and we are here like Esther for such a time as this. So Lord- yes I have a business to run and am already involved in a lot of Church work and I have a family but you called me to be a lifeboat for my family and the time is now! Please pray that our parish will allow a group and that we can find a good time to do this to get our prayer group started. I didn’t take the name Monica when I was confirmed for nothing!

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  2. J.M.J.

    Thank you, Pelianito, and thank You, Lord Jesus. We love You, we bless You and we adore You. United with Your Most Holy Will we offer all praise and thanksgiving for the Glory of God the Father, and for the salvation of all souls, from the first person to the last. Come Divine Will to reign upon the earth. Invest all generations, win and conquer all!

    FIAT!!!

    Happy Feast Day Our Lady of Lourdes!

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  3. Peli, I love your prayer-response to this message! Can you elaborate a little on the first part: ” …in the Divine Will I will go back and re-do all that I have ever done so that You may be glorified in all the acts of my life.”? Wow!

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    1. Sue, of course in the Divine Will all things are possible. Why limit God who is the same yesterday, today, and forever? I have done a bit of reading on the writings of Luisa Piccarreta and this way of praying is one of the simple things I gleaned. I am by no means an expert and in fact the Bishop of Trani who has been appointed to oversee this devotion said this in 2012:

      Concerning the status of Luisa’s writings, the Archbishop of Trani has recently stated that the Moratorium on Luisa’s writings remains in force! Pre-empting the moratorium will only ensure the spread of theological errors and improper catechesis, as well as prejudice the Cause of Luisa Piccarreta. The archbishop encourages prayer groups on her spirituality, but asks the faithful to await the final verdict on, and proper interpretation of, the doctrines contained in the writings.

      So there has been some controversy surrounding the writings, mostly because of the sheer volume of them–38 volumes I think–and also because Luisa wrote in a dialect that is not common, so there have been problems with translation. That said, it is ok to pray in the Divine Will, and always excellent to pray for the coming of the Kingdom of the Divine Will. If we pray with sincerity and good intent, God will do the rest. I usually pray after communion: “I re-do all communions ever received in the Divine Will to make them perfect and complete before God.” What God does with my prayer is his business. For my part, I only want to give him what is his due and only in the Divine Will is this possible. I hope that helps.

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  4. Sue and Peli, I recently gave a talk on Spiritual Motherhood which included as section called THE DIVINE MODE OF PRAYER. You can find the whole talk here, if you like: https://soulfoodministries.wordpress.com/soul-food-talk-20-spiritual-motherhood
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    The section in particular which has to do with praying in the Divine Will is here:
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    THE ETERNAL MODE OF PRAYER
    34. In NEW AND DIVINE: THE HOLINESS OF THE THIRD CHRISIAN MILLENNIUM, by Hugh Owen, we learn from Venerable Luis Martinez, Blessed Dina Belanger, St. Theresa, Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, Blessed Conchita, St. Maximillian Kolbe and others of a new and divine level of holiness available to us, a way to live and pray “in the eternal mode.”
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    35. Owen: “Jesus told Blessed Dina Belanger that by abandoning herself to the Father’s Will through the Holy Spirit, she would allow Him to operate freely in her and with her, in eternity. In the “eternal mode,” she [and others] would be able to do those acts perfectly that Jesus had prepared for her with the Father and the Spirit before the creation of the world. Thus, they would be present to all souls, past, present, and future in all of their acts. Their smallest actions, performed together for the glory of the Father and for the good of all creatures, would influence all souls for good.” [p.36-37]
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    37. “Jesus told Blessed Dina: ‘I am letting you see the whole multitude of consecrated souls to the end of time, so that you will understand how even one soul completely given over to me can radiate on all the other souls. You can see that, through it, my rays reach out into the distance, far into the distance, to the furthest end, meaning that I am doing good until the end of time….If all consecrated souls refused me nothing, if they allowed me to act freely in them all the time, all other souls would be saved. Yes, all other souls would be saved.’ [p. 37]
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    38. “Blessed Dina explained that when He spoke of all souls Jesus usually showed her ‘all created souls, without distinction between the past, the present and the future, just as the Heart of Jesus saw them, since everything is present to Him.’ Through Blessed Dina’s writings, Jesus invites all souls to allow Him to act in and through them, universally.” [p.38]

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    1. Thank you Kathy!!! What riches we have that we don’t even know about! We just have to dip into the treasure and it is ours. May our gracious God be praised always!

      Kathy has a couple of wonderful blogs, friends. One is http://livingchrist.webs.com/ and the other is https://soulfoodministries.wordpress.com/. Both are edifying, beautiful and inspiring. Kathy also has a book coming out. Here is an excerpt from her About page:

      This year my autobiography, WARRIOR FOR JUSTICE: The George Eames Story, is being published by Pelican Publishing Company here in Louisiana. Our story is one of struggle, forgiveness, and love–for more info see the facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/eamesstory

      So–check it all out friends!

      May God continue to bless you dear sister in all you are doing in his holy name.

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  5. Thank you, Peli and Kathy. What a beautiful way to pray! And what hope it gives —- that I might offer to God, in the Divine Will, my “holy desire” to re- do all my past mistakes to make them perfect and pleasing to God, as a way to glorify Him and console Him, and for the good of my soul and others’. Peli I love you prayer after Communion and will also pray it. Kathy, I will definitely check out your blog sites. What a wealth of spiritual tools for the journey, and blessings, I receive from Peli and all those who write here, as well as from those who don’t write but pray for all of us! I too pray for all “Peli’s family” as my territory of souls.
    Regina, keeping you especially in my prayers with a daily Divine Mercy chaplet. God bless everyone here!

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  6. Fr. Steffano Gobbi – Marian Movement of Priests (MMP)

    In Message 449, Mary says:
    When the Pope [John Paul II] will have completed the tasks which Jesus has entrusted to him and I will come down from heaven to receive his sacrifice [John Paul II’s death in 2005,], all of you will be cloaked in a dense darkness of apostasy [loss of faith] which will then be general.
    This great occurrence is explained by Our Lady in message 384:
    What has been foretold in Holy Scripture, in 2 Thessalonians, is now on the point of coming to pass… The times of the general confusion and of the greatest agitation of spirits has come…This great apostasy is spreading more and more, even through the interior of the Catholic Church … There is a subtle and diabolic tactic, woven in secrecy by Masonry which is used today against the Holy Father in order to bring ridicule upon his person and his work and to neutralize his magisterium.
    In Message 405, Mother Mary reveals the meaning of the black beast found in the book of Revelations 13:1-10:
    The black beast is Freemansory…The seven heads indicate the various Masonic lodges which act everywhere in a subtle and dangerous way. This black beast has ten horns and on the horns, ten crowns which are signs of dominion and royalty. Masonry rules and governs throughout the whole world by means of ten horns…If the Lord has communicated his law with ten Commandments, Freemasonry spreads everywhere, through the power of its ten Horns, a law which is completely opposed to that of God.
    Mother Mary ends this particular message:
    Thus, I am making use of you my little children who have consecrated yourselves to me, to unmask all these subtle snares which the black beast sets for you and to make futile in the end the great attack which Masonry has launched today against Christ and His Church.
    As a matter of fact, readers of the messages to Fr. Gobbi are taught by Our Lady how to read the signs of the times. The warning against freemasonry is very strong. Found also throughout the book are exhortations to prayer, suffering and Our Lady’s call to form more cenacles of prayer.
    The last paragraph of message 413 highlights Rev 21:
    Thus you are already contributing to the forming of the New Jerusalem, the Holy City, which must come down from heaven, as a bride, adorned for her husband. And you are forming the dwelling place of God among men, that all may become His people, where every tear will be wiped from their eyes and there will no longer be any death, or strife or mourning, or anguish because the former things have passed away.

    How To Save Your Children

    During one of the cenacles which Fr. Gobbi held in the United States, he was urged by many concerned people to ask Our Lady specifically what could be done to save the youth from the seductions of the world which were leading many of them astray and causing them to leave the Church. Our Lady gave Fr. Gobbi this definite and final solution to console the parents who are so concerned about the salvation of their children:

    Pray the Rosary !

    Every time you pray the Rosary say: “With this Rosary I bind all my children to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.”.

    In doing so, Our Lady promised “to see to their souls.”.

    Fr. Steffano Gobbi

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  7. Peli, Thank you for the thumbs up. I received an answer to an email which I sent recently to Charlie Johnston. Imagine my joy and surprise to learn that he was in Baton Rouge on his pilgrimage and knows St. Paul the Apostle Church as well as my blog. What a labor of love from him, you, and Mark Mallett, and yes, even me. The Holy Spirit always selects the little ones so that His Glory may be the
    greater. It has always been so!

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    1. So very true Kathy! God does not choose people for mission because they are stronger or holier than others, but because they are weak but willing to be made willing. May His holy name be praised in all souls! Fiat!

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  8. Fr. Steffano Gobbi – Marian Movement of Priests (MMP)

    In Message 449, Mary says:
    When the Pope [John Paul II] will have completed the tasks which Jesus has entrusted to him and I will come down from heaven to receive his sacrifice [John Paul II’s death in 2005,], all of you will be cloaked in a dense darkness of apostasy [loss of faith] which will then be general.
    This great occurrence is explained by Our Lady in message 384:
    What has been foretold in Holy Scripture, in 2 Thessalonians, is now on the point of coming to pass… The times of the general confusion and of the greatest agitation of spirits has come…This great apostasy is spreading more and more, even through the interior of the Catholic Church … There is a subtle and diabolic tactic, woven in secrecy by Masonry which is used today against the Holy Father in order to bring ridicule upon his person and his work and to neutralize his magisterium.
    In Message 405, Mother Mary reveals the meaning of the black beast found in the book of Revelations 13:1-10:
    The black beast is Freemansory…The seven heads indicate the various Masonic lodges which act everywhere in a subtle and dangerous way. This black beast has ten horns and on the horns, ten crowns which are signs of dominion and royalty. Masonry rules and governs throughout the whole world by means of ten horns…If the Lord has communicated his law with ten Commandments, Freemasonry spreads everywhere, through the power of its ten Horns, a law which is completely opposed to that of God.
    Mother Mary ends this particular message:
    Thus, I am making use of you my little children who have consecrated yourselves to me, to unmask all these subtle snares which the black beast sets for you and to make futile in the end the great attack which Masonry has launched today against Christ and His Church.
    As a matter of fact, readers of the messages to Fr. Gobbi are taught by Our Lady how to read the signs of the times. The warning against freemasonry is very strong. Found also throughout the book are exhortations to prayer, suffering and Our Lady’s call to form more cenacles of prayer.
    The last paragraph of message 413 highlights Rev 21:
    Thus you are already contributing to the forming of the New Jerusalem, the Holy City, which must come down from heaven, as a bride, adorned for her husband. And you are forming the dwelling place of God among men, that all may become His people, where every tear will be wiped from their eyes and there will no longer be any death, or strife or mourning, or anguish because the former things have passed away.

    How To Save Your Children

    During one of the cenacles which Fr. Gobbi held in the United States, he was urged by many concerned people to ask Our Lady specifically what could be done to save the youth from the seductions of the world which were leading many of them astray and causing them to leave the Church. Our Lady gave Fr. Gobbi this definite and final solution to console the parents who are so concerned about the salvation of their children:

    Pray the Rosary !

    Every time you pray the Rosary say: “With this Rosary I bind all my children to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.”.

    In doing so, Our Lady promised “to see to their souls.”.

    Fr. Steffano Gobbi

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  9. Hi All,

    Please know I continue to read and pray right along with all of you-your contributions are so wonderful! Kathy – great stuff on your websites! I plan to visit often. Truly in this amazing community of faith we have a treasure-trove of tools to not only fight but rebuild with!

    I love this message Peli-makes me take the focus off of the rising darkness and remember who wins! Looking at it as a “tearing down” and” re-building” really puts it into perspective and the re-building starts now-not just after all the dust settles! What great and sorely needed inspiration-thank you Lord!

    I too loved your prayer in response. To go back to all we have done in the past-and re-do it in the Divine Will-wow! Kind of like using stored up graces but now fueled by a more perfect- glorified offering.

    I especially love this part : “I wrap this offering in the Flame of Love so that your kingdom may come and your Church may be rebuilt as an impregnable fortress, mighty, pure, and holy. Jesus in Mary I trust in you” Hope you don’t mind if I use it daily in my own prayers from now on!

    We are building an IMPREGNABLE fortress y’all! Sorry-Alabama on my Fathers side:-)

    Also-wanted to wish everyone a Happy St. Valentines Day! He was a martyr in times of Christian persecution and attack on marriage among other things we are subject to in our time. He was a model of what it means to pray, love and “take the next right step” to help those around him. I think St. Valentine understands all to well our needs and can help us persevere in doing just that.

    St. Valentine-pray for us! Love, love, love.

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  10. Wow thanks for sharing the link to “share Jesus” Anne it is such a great message and perfect for Lent and the new evangelization – the rebuilding of the Kingdom!

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