Monday, April 5, 2010

Children of the King - Part 2

Last week I spoke about the insight and love God poured upon me when He shared with me the dignity of a human being in a state of grace. This left after-effects. When Randy and Michaela woke up I could see this beauty in them, too. I kept hugging them and thanking God for them. Randy knew something had happened, I had been up for most of the night and I'm sure he expected me to be kind of grumpy. He was shocked by how joyful I was until I explained what happened and that I was still seeing this beauty in him and Michaela, too. Randy understood somewhat, Michaela must have just thought I was in a super-duper great mood. I saw this beauty in the children at the bus stop, too. I don't think that I'll ever be able to look at a human being in the same way again. It was a life changing experience.

If what I saw was true [I really have no reason to doubt it as I was wide awake], we shouldn't be afraid of Satan if we are in a state of grace. He should be afraid of us. The Lord cloaks us with his own power! And it's incredible! I'm not saying that we should be unaware of the enemy, I'm just saying that his power is limited and the Lord's power is infinite.

Since this night, my entire outlook on life is changed. I'm trying to be much more gentle with myself and others. I'll probably flunk here and there but overall I think that my life seems smoother so far - as if some major stumbling blocks were removed from my path. I believe I received quite a spiritual healing that night and I thank God for it. The Holy Spirit is at work constantly in our lives. This was one of those AHA! moments. Moments when the light pours in rather than dribbles :)

After I saw Michaela off to school, I went home and took a nap. I fell asleep instantly and slept soundly for an hour and a half. When I woke up, the pain had returned to my body and I felt like plain ole Mary again, at least my body did :)

The warnings haven't stopped though, I'm still getting these regularly despite the difference in the way I am viewing things. I thought maybe they would stop because I am feeling so joyful and hopeful...but the warnings are as strong as ever so I have increased my prayers for our country and the world and I think it would be good for all of us to pray for many, many, conversions. And the word is, "Prayer is needed now more than ever."
                     Utterly Thine, O Lord!

19 comments:

  1. A while back, my guardian angel gave me four rules. You hit on Rule 4 and the reason I can't do Rule 4. :-) (Because I still can't see it -- I know they can, and now you can, but I can't.) I kind of have to act on the faith that what you saw is there.

    They're here: http://philangelus.wordpress.com/2009/05/13/my-guardian-angels-rules/

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  2. Mary, I can't help but think of Thomas Merton and his epiphany moment. It sounds as if that is what you had since your whole viewpoint has changed and you feel such joy about it. I am sure that is exactly how God wants you to feel, joyful because he loves you, and all of us, so much!

    God bless you sweet friend!

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  3. Praise the Lord.

    May God bless you always.

    I am praying for you and yours.

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  4. Well, Victor, you must be a powerful prayer warrior because the Lord is doing wonderful things in my life :) I am praying for you, too.

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  5. God bless you, too, Anne! I think we all have these moments in our lives. I wonder how many I missed when I was younger;)

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  6. Phil (that's what I call you in my head;)), I read the four rules and they were great! Imagine the peace we would have in our hearts and world if everyone followed them!

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  7. Mary, I don't know how I missed part 1 but I did so I had to go back and read it. You have had an amazing experience, I have heard from others who have experienced these types of things unfortunately I have never been one of them. What a wonderful blessing Mary, to know, feel and touch what we all have to experience by Faith......May God Bless you and may you always continue to experience your relationship with God in such a personal way.
    Love you.........:-) Hugs

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  8. You can call me Jane if you like. ;-) But yeah, it made so much sense, and yet so hard to live out.

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  9. Bernie,
    Perhaps it's because you don't need them ;) Your heart is so filled with love already. God bless you, Bernie!

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  10. Jane,
    It sure is making me think before I do things! Rule #4 that is.

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  11. Hi Mary,

    I've replied to the comments you made on my Blog post: Distant God. Thanx.

    God bless.

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  12. ditto my comments on Part 1. I think a lot of people are getting the sense of urgency about praying for conversions w/ all the natural disasters happening and the world being kind of wacko at this moment in time. I also believe God is calling us to really love one another now -as your revelation points to. God Bless and hugs,
    Is

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  13. Lynn,
    I feel this way, too. Peaceful but with a sense of urgency that we must pray hard. Love and blessings, Is :)

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  14. I'm hoppin' on over now Victor :)

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  15. Hi Mary,

    I saw your comment on Lynn's blog. Thank you so much for praying for my daughter. The surgery will be on Thursday.

    God bless you x

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  16. Thanks, Colleen :) God bless you, too!

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  17. mother of this lot,
    I will continue to keep her in my prayers :)

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