Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Mathematics and Mysticism

St. Francis Adoring the Crucifix

The Catholic Church calls those that have extra-ordinary revelation, "mystics." 

I do not like this term, The mystical is shunned and looked down on in our society because some people look on the mystic as someone unbalanced, or if their revelations are believed, then they are looked upon as a person who has attained a friendship with God to which no one else can attain.  There is nothing farther from the truth.  God gives 'information' to some souls that love Him greatly to call all those that perceive the revelation to a state of grace and holiness to which the mystic should  already be living.  

Mystical revelation is looked on skeptically by the Church, as it well should.  The Catholic Church is the safeguard of the truth of our Lord Jesus Christ, and should maintain that trust by giving a questioning countenance to any who would seek to add (or take away!) of the already perfect knowledge given by our Lord Jesus Christ.   Great discernment is required of the Church so as the faithful will not be turned away from the truth that the Church safeguards.  

Mystical information is just that, 'information', and is very much like Mathematical information.

Euler's Identity...Isn't it Beautiful!

If I know Euler's Identity, it does not make me great to have this knowledge, because the Identity existed before I did.  To attain knowledge of the Identity, I was given a basic knowledge of it and that it was possible to know this beautiful equation.  In faith, I pursued this knowledge, and with effort I attained it.  As I am not the creator of the Identity, my stature is no way enhanced by the knowledge perceived in the Identity.  Yet as a flesh and blood woman who will one day die, if I truly love Mathematics, the beauty of the Identity and my fellow human being who may not be aware of such beauty, then I have an obligation to pass on the truth of the Identity to anyone who would listen in the hope to stir a love in another's heart that already beats in my own.  

Mystical information is just that...information.  If the receiver is prideful and wishes to be carried in a gold chair, they need to get over themselves.  The true mystic who has truly encountered the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is laid out on the floor shaking to their bones in fear at the encounter.  They speak afterwards of fearing God, and you see a noticeable change in their lives which may be hard to perceive.  With the true mystic, a normal life goes out the window.  The true mystic never embraces the pleasures of the world, but they will seek to do many prayers and penances, not for themselves, but for others.   A true mystic has been given the scariest 'information' ever received from God.  This information is found in this scripture:  "Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction, and those who enter through it are many. How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life. And those who find it are few." (Matthew 7:13-14). 

Having touched the edge of Eternity, the mystic now is on a mission to become the greatest friend of God, not for themselves but to plead for the other.  They are willing to lose, home, reputation, advancement, family and friends to attain even that one soul on the path of destruction (and there are many), may not face the 2nd death.  They are hidden in everyday life, seeing the old woman at the grocery store and right their in line at Krogers, pleading to God to be merciful to her at her judgement.  

Much knowledge is hidden from them because they only seek the information needed to seek God's mercy for another...not for themselves.  To this end they never know the results of their prayers.  So why would a person continue?  Because in their acting on their faith God has given them even greater faith to carry them onward.  The life of the mystic is the greatest witness that in sometime in their past they have encountered the reality of God to such a degree that they will never be the same again.

I encourage all who read this to dive into this deep friendship with God.  Here are some pointers.

  1. God knows your heart, purify yourself with the tools of our faith.  Confession, Holy Mass, Rosary, Stations....etc.    Do much penance for yourself and when you are clean, you can do penance for your brother. 
  2. Be hidden in everything you do, tell no one of any accomplishments or anything you do for another, let it just be between you and God.  
  3. Ask something great of God that does not contradict scripture in any way, and then offer something to God for Him to complete it. (Penance, Rosary, Stations, Novena's...)   You can't ask God to eliminate murder, as God will work all things for good, but you can ask for the conversion of an atheistic abortion doctor in your area.  Don't expect to know what God does with your prayer.  Trust Him.
  4. Don't do blanket prayer, asking for the conversion of many, remember Jesus healed one at a time.
  5. Go to War.  Set your mind that this soul you are asking for is hanging from a cliff with only two fingers keeping him or her from eternal suffering in hell.  This is not the time for a half hearted Hail Mary.  Use everything you've got and petition God with many tears for the soul that He loves, no matter what state of sin that soul may be in.   This is a great time for time in front of the Blessed Sacrament, and if you can't go in person, set it in your mind what this looks like, and at every spare moment be mentally in front of the Blessed Sacrament pleading for this soul.    
  6. Know when to stop, and then don't ask again.  You will feel a 'completeness' in your prayer, now let it go, and go on to the next thing.  Don't be like Lot's wife and look back, God will work in His time, not yours.  Again, trust Him.
  7. Ask God to keep you motivated, and then watch what happens.

Many souls are on the path to destruction, they need your prayers...happy hunting. 

St. Dominic Adoring the Crucifix

Sunday, December 27, 2015

The Third Secret of Fatima

About two months ago at Holy Mass at St. Bartholomew, during the offertory, God allowed me to see part of the Third Secret of Fatima.  Lucia told it right.  I saw part of what she wrote about.  It was like being present as it was happening.  Going to Holy Mass I was not thinking of the Third Secret in any way so this vision came suddenly, unexpected, quite shockingly actually.

I will state that yes, I have read the Third Secret, but to read something, and then see it live as if you are present is two different things entirely.    

Francisco, Lucia, Jacinta.  The Fatima Visionaries

What I saw only lasted about three seconds, but what I saw was a Priest in a cossack, with blood on his face as he was being attacked from soldiers from behind.  The background was dark as if light had been extinguished, like their was not a hope of a sunrise. There was smoke from fires off in the distance as if other fighting was going on.  I couldn't see all of it, but I could sense and see that we were near the bottom of the Crucifix.    I was in front of the Priest and, he was falling forward toward me with a sad look on his face and I knew that when he fell, the soldiers would be on him and he would die.  I could not help him.  I looked up and I saw many other religious, a Bishop in white . (I see why she believed this to be the Pope, and I believed it to be the Pope also in comparison to the other Religious present as he was the only Bishop in White).  The other religious with the Bishop in white where being attacked also by soldiers, the other religious where trying to protect the Bishop.  There were many other religious also of varying rank,    I did not see the Holy Father fall, but I knew he was in danger.  They were surrounded, there was no way to avoid what was going to happen.  
I do not care what anyone thinks of me, my job is just to tell what I saw, and what I know in my heart that it means.  

The true meaning of the Third Secret of Fatima is that there are things that are going to happen in the future that are unavoidable.  I plead and beg to God for the salvation of souls, but you have to understand, God will have His way.  There are some things that are going to happen no matter how much we pray.  There are some things that MUST BE.  We must prepare for the future and not push it away as if to say, "Oh God wouldn't do that..." or "Oh no, that won't happen."  Yes it will, and I am here to tell you that it will.  

The Catholic Church has always been under attack, but the devil will make one last attempt to totally destroy her before our Lord comes.  He will attack the religious and the Churches because the devil has no defense against the Holy Mass and the Eucharist.  When the Priest holds the Eucharist and says, "Behold, the Lamb of God." The devil must bow to Jesus in the Eucharist held in the hands of the Priest, a man, whom the devil said he would not serve.

What happened at Fatima is very true, study it, and do what Our Lady of Fatima asked of us. Pray the Rosary

Do not despair.  Catholics have always been the conduit for the rest of the world.  For what is to come, whenever God decides it to be, we must prepare ourselves now by being pure and holy.  Then we must plead to God for our brother's and sisters of other faiths, or no faith at all.  We have always been the front line in the battle for souls, it will be no different when the Third Secret comes to pass.

PENANCE! PENANCE! PENANCE!  First for yourself, and then for your brother who will never seek God or His mercy so that he may have a chance of mercy through your petition at his or her judgement. 

Her Immaculate Heart WILL TRIUMPH!  Not because of her own will, but because Jesus wills that His Mother's immaculate heart have VICTORY.