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Last updated 6-8-13




Be not Afraid

1 John 4: 11 - 18

11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
12 No man has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.
13 By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his own Spirit.
14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son as the Savior of the world.
15 Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.
16 So we know and believe the love God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.
17 In this is love perfected with us, that we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because as he is so are we in this world.
18 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and he who fears is not perfected in love.

Last Supper St John

So, we can ask ourselves,

"Am I afraid?", 

and "What of?"  

Because St. John would tell us, and is telling us here that with Jesus, we have no cause for fear... no matter how scary things look (and he lived through the Passion, so he means what he says!) ...and in fact, the lack of fear and "punishment threat" is what allowed him to stay with Jesus through that intense hardship, physical, moral and spiritual, although still a "boy", whereas men could not.    

The Apostles did not understand God's Mercy and Forgiveness... due to the corruption of Israel at the time... and they were running, from shame and guilt.  They were dismayed at their own behavior and angry at Jesus for "letting Himself" get captured and be a Victim and ultimately, in their errors, victimize them... and it was much harder of  an experience for them in that state, than if they had remained by Jesus' side... receptive to the graces that God had for them which would have drawn them into a deeper union and a divinized transformation with Jesus and Mary, as it did for John.  Not until Pentecost would they understand... and that after 40 days of purification and suffering.  

The human condition today has been identified with liberalism and letting ourselves go morally with a desensitization of sin as a culture on the whole.  But, due to the corruption of the now Post-Christian Era family (Catholic or not) the underlying foundation is often severity and legalism- criticism and perfectionism and self-condemnation.  The innocent children born of families that did not expiate or repent from their mortal or grave sins end up accepting a condemnation atmosphere before they themselves commit an actual sin at all... and they identify with it in a powerful way.  That is why too there seem to be a lot of "good" yet immoral people.  Darkness within and without our souls has confused us. Struggling to not judge but being in a constant pressure or default to condemn oneself.  God's children are already under condemnation... even those who know Jesus.  It is our default now, supplanting our God given instinct to live and love, bent, by external forces, by "the accuser" inwards, towards self-destruction.  No other time in salvation history has the accuser's voice been so loud and torturous and interwoven in every aspect of the world, inner and outer, we live in as in this time where the earth has seen it's greatest time of sin and rejection of God.  But, we will soon live to see this infernal voice be silenced at the manifestation of God which will bring the culmination of the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart.  Then the earth will be renewed by a consuming fire which will recreate everything into a glorious Era of Peace where God's Reign will be recognized on earth, lived and experienced by all.

And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying: Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: because the accuser of our brethren is cast forth, who accused them before our God day and night. (Rev. 12:10)

Look to the skies for your final salvation. The sign I promised is coming. Is come. Soon. Remember My Words, daughter. Soon.  (October 23, 1996)

Being under sin, as St. Paul tells us, makes us "bound by the Law" and subject to the law... which is death.  And then he goes on to say that Jesus' Blood on the Cross baptizes us in forgiveness and new life... and then we are no longer subject to death (as sin is death) and bound by the law.  So why didn't the Apostles (and we) understand this, whereas St. John did?  We must allow ourselves to be purified, purged of our past errors and all darkness/fruits of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, and allow God to Transform us and consume us with His Love as John certainly did.  We must be receptive to Mercy.  And if needed as is often the case now, be delivered from Ancestral Bondage


John assures us that our God is Love. 1Jn.4:8 And Love is Mercy.  Mercy is not exacting and vindictive but rather indulgent and quick to forgive, overlooking our faults and full of compassion.  Builds us up always and corrects us when we need correction so that we may live in Peace and Joy, alleviate unnecessary suffering and live life to the fullest... and in addition, secure eternal life and even have an increase in glory up there!  Divine Love exceeds all expectations.  We may misunderstand the meaning of our life experiences but we can be certain that God, Who is absolute authority over all, will only allow for us what is to our greater good, when we live in Him and seek to do His Will.


See Me as I AM€ a loving Father.  Not a cruel, unmerciful tyrant who brings 
shame and punishment upon His wayward children.  I AM your Father Who 
loves you despite your weaknesses and flaws.  I love you, each individually,
not only for who you are but who you can be. Oh, Barbara, if you could fully
comprehend   May 19, 1999

If we were raised with the wrong understanding of punishment, i.e. no mercy, severe punishments, being punished for things we did not do or did but rather than be led to an understanding, were left in confusion, then we will have a great deal of fear regarding God, judgment and any suffering or evil in general.  Many souls now identify with the darkness to such an extent... and many constantly obsess and are "reactive" with bodily purifications...i.e. yoga, new age, exaggerated fear of "unclean" foods, hygiene etc.  Any extreme is disorder and therefore at least an imperfection, truth is objective and rational.  But people are extremely defensive and reactive now from too much abuse and or suffering they do not endure well, but experience as abuse. 

It is self-evident how people who believe they are liberal and "tolerant" and profess themselves as such, and may even passionately desire to be so, are not tolerant and liberal at all in the true sense ... and they are very harsh, judgmental and severe (Pharisaical).  That is why Jesus warned the Apostles about the yeast of Pharisees (Mt 16:6) because if we have wounds (even hidden ones) and they, as is often the case, become bitterness that turns into pride, if we do not forgive with our hearts and ask God for help and healing, then we ourselves will be bound by the sin of hatred and unforgiveness and put ourselves unknowingly under the law of sin and death.  The Law and legalism that one is bound by is one's own prison, and we imprison God and others with it. They often either do not know God, or feel unable to trust Him due to disordered passions which come from mutilated affectivity.  But we must not fear our condition but understand it and have mercy on ourselves and in turn we will have mercy on others in the likeness and Image of Our Father... Only Love sets us free and grants authentic liberty.  Freedom from the slavery of sin.

God does address the Passion" of our times sometimes as a "punishment" in the sense of it being a consequence of an overall Godless humanity, but He also promises that those who earnestly seek Him will find Him and be protected, and He means those who want, who try... whether they can effectively or not, it is our will that God responds to, although we may experience "failure".  God sees things quite differently, and so should we.

The Passion is upon you all€, all My Children.  Be purged now, My little ones, of your sins.  Deep within your souls is a light, flickering in the darkness which has been this world and soon the darkness will no longer effuse [allow any]light. No, it will instead be as murky as the waters of the deep, deep sea. And it will swallow those who have allowed their light to cease, who have not tended to the flame of faith, hope, and love. This is the only way€--the light that lives within you. 

Punishment is a strong word for what takes place now in your life times. But it must be for the sake of the whole world. Be purged, My children, of that which makes you sick,sickened to death, mortal and spiritual. For these vices will bewashed away in the maelstrom of the deep, deep darkness which in its chaos will be sucked down to the lowest depths of hell. 

The Path of Peace lies ahead of you, clear and bright and open. The doors to this peace have been flung open wide; you have yet to step upon this path, thestones that line the way. And do not fear, little ones. All is fulfilled in My Timeand My Good.  (March 25, 2003)

You are safe, daughter of My Heart. All those who seek Me with earnest 
hearts will not be lost in these times.  (February 16, 2005)

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