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Re: Independent Christian Marian Thread of Spiritual Preparation
« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2018, 03:56:40 PM »
G.U., I'm really enjoying your link in Post #11, though reading slowly through it still.  Some very insightful psychology there, in addition to the theological aspect. 

One of the most profound concepts introduced, in my opinion, was that physical gratification can only reach its highest potential as fulfilling pleasure when we learn to transcend ourselves.  Pop culture doesn't often teach us that, though some of the classic literature does, by such authors as Jane Austen.

Will post favorite quotes so far:

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The more one forgets himself--by giving himself to a cause to serve or another person
to love--the more human he is and the more he actualizes himself.

Also interesting that the motivation for choosing goodness is attraction to its beauty, and the motivation for avoiding evil is revulsion to its inherent frightfulness (not to be confused with outward appearances).

And he is clearly a Tolkien fan, referencing that author frequently.

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Myths are not lies. Far from being lies they are the best way — sometimes the only
way — of conveying truths that would otherwise remain inexpressible. We have
come from God and inevitably the myths woven by us, though they contain error,
reflect a splintered fragment of the true light, the eternal truth that is with God.

Will stop there for now.  :)


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Re: Independent Christian Marian Thread of Spiritual Preparation
« Reply #16 on: February 20, 2018, 04:06:24 PM »
What do the FBI, the DOJ, the Secret Society & Our Lady Have in Common?
by TED FLYNN | FEBRUARY 6, 2018

MORE THAN YOU THINK. MORE THAN YOU KNOW.
After the United States saw the carnage of World War II, where an estimated 60 million people died in all theaters of the war, the United States Congress established the National Security Act of 1947. The goal of the Act was to monitor world events to not be caught off guard with any foreign power having ill intent against the U.S. A secret government had just been established, and undoubtedly, the politicians assumed they had America’s best interests in mind. The head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during the war was a man by the name Wild Bill Donovan, and he was commissioned to set up a new agency to monitor these world events. It was called the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Over time, the now seventeen U.S. intelligence agencies and other bodies of institutional governance in the United States has become a group of subversive secretive government unto themselves, accountable to no one. It is called by many the Deep State, or the Shadow Government, and it is a virulent cancer on the United States and the world. The darkness behind this cabal of secret agencies is now being exposed to the light precisely at this point in time.

Is this a Conspiracy Theory as many could claim? No, it is an informed opinion based upon historical facts that are now being brought to the forefront for exactly what it is: a corrupt cabal collapsing in front of our eyes— in real time.   It has run its course, and heaven is intervening. The fight is ferocious. Powerful people and organizations don’t give up their positions lightly without a battle. A battle it is, between the sons of darkness and the sons of light, because it is the fiercest battle of all time. Evil exists for a period of time, but not forever.

These intelligence agencies appeared to have the best interests of America in mind, when instituted at their genesis, but over time they have morphed into the shadow government we see today. In these last 70 years, the intelligence community combined with big government, big business, and The Secret Society has become a destructive force in the United States undermining the democratic rule of law. How did this happen?

The answer to that spiritually is quite simple. It is rooted in what lies in the human heart. It happens when power and authority remain unchecked by another person, or entity. The original framers of the U.S. Constitution were aware of unchecked authority ultimately resulting in the abuse of power, so a system was set up with checks and balances to counter the abuse they knew would come without a system of oversight. As the common adage says, “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Founding Father James Madison said, “Men are not angels, and that is why we need oversight of government.”

A republic can only endure when voluntary compliance with the law is practiced due to virtue being sought, combined with sincere religious instruction and belief. Today, we have little of either in the public square, and especially in government schools (public schools) that have been on the fast track to expunge God from the life of man in every possible capacity. Hitler was clear that if you brainwash the youth, you’ll own the next generation. Hitler’s feared SS was heavily catholic swabians from the affluent south of Germany, who had been fed a constant stream of evil teaching for several generations by the time Hitler came along.

President John F. Kennedy: Understanding the Threat

On April 27, 1961 President John F. Kennedy addressed the Newspaper Publisher’s of America at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. He spoke about how Secret Societies undermine a democracy. Listening to that speech today on You Tube will send shivers up your spine on the validity of his informed statements concerning a subversive body of people having profound influence over the Congress. He said they exert control through financial largesse and their loyal secretive interconnected networks. All the while operating with impunity in plain site enjoying the sumptuous feast of “easy careers.” Even in 1961, not even fifteen years after the establishment of the CIA and the birth of the modern leviathan intelligence community, they had become entrenched as bloated arrogant entities with off the books black op budgets, a body of people emerged to stage a coup d’etat from within government to assassinate Kennedy.

Patrimony and privilege from The Secret Society were placing people in power to ultimately control the government through stealth networks—namely the club of Freemasonry, which answers to a an organization outside government and operates with their own set of rules. At the Waldorf with speechwriters from the Best and the Brightest the world had to offer President Kennedy said, “the very word secrecy is repugnant in a free and open society and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths and to secret proceedings. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweigh the dangers which are cited to justify it. Even today, there is little value in opposing the threat of a closed society by initiating its arbitrary restrictions. Even today, there is little value in insuring the survival of our nation if our traditions do not survive with it. And there is very grave danger that an announced need for increased security will be seized upon by those anxious to expand its meaning to the very limits of official censorship and concealment…” Kennedy was directly addressing the issue of a body of people who had an agenda of their own outside the constitutional process. One doesn’t have to be an historian to see that a constitutional crisis is now brewing.

What Exactly is THE Secret Society?  The Black Beast?

Before Donald Trump was the GOP nominee for president, former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich said to Bill O’Reilly on The O’Reilly Factor, “Bill, you have to remember, Trump has not been initiated, he is not a member of The Secret Society.” He used the definite article THE. So what exactly is THE Secret Society where if you address it you may be labeled the village idiot spewing conspiracy theories? It is Freemasonry. Freemasonry is the most virulent, diabolical, and destructive source of power working against the Catholic Church from within and without having an active agenda to dismantle it. The name of the lodge in Rome where an estimated one-third of the leading Curia is masonic is called the P2 Lodge. Italian for Propaganda Due.

In message 405 to the Marian Movement of Priests, Our Lady instructs, “Above all, my Immaculate Heart becomes today the sign of my sure victory, in the great struggle which is being fought between the followers of the huge Red Dragon and the followers of the Woman Clothed with the Sun. In this terrible struggle, there comes up from the sea, to aid of the Dragon, a beasty like a leopard.

If the Red Dragon is Marxist atheism, the Black Beast is Freemasonry. The Dragon manifests himself in the force of his power; the Black Beast, on the other hand acts in the shadow, keeps out of sight and hides himself in such a way as to enter in everywhere. He has the claws of a bear and the mouth of a lion, because he works everywhere with cunning and with the means of social communication, that is to say, through propaganda. The seven heads indicate the various masonic lodges, which act everywhere in a subtle and dangerous way. “ 

The FBI and the Intelligence Community Today

It had been found out primarily through the emails of FBI staffers Peter Strzok & Lisa Paige that there was an attempt to impede Trump from being elected at the highest levels in the intelligence community. Once Trump was elected there was an agenda to remove him through impeachment under the ruse of Russian collusion. Since they were unable to block his win, they went the next step with plans to impeach him. Peter Strzok in that widely known email wrote that a meeting was to take place the day after the election off site to begin a campaign to strategize how to remove Trump. Strzok said, THE Secret Society was to meet off site. Coincidence? I think not. We didn’t end up where we are today by accident, it was planned by a network of evil men who have been planning this for a long time.

There has been an internal war of opposing ideologies in the intelligence community for a long time. As we now know, there are many good rank and file people in the intelligence community who believe in its originally designed mission. However, we are also learning there are many well placed people who adhere to the mission of The Secret Society and their ideology. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) memo is the tip of the iceberg concerning how deep this issue really runs throughout business and government. It has been reduced in life to no longer being a democrat or republican, but believers versus unbelievers — light vs. darkness.

During Watergate, Deep Throat approached Bob Woodward in a parking garage and told him, ”It is deeper than you can imagine. The FBI, Justice, and the entire intelligence community are involved, your life is in danger.” And this was in 1973 & 1974 that this entrenched group of people were then running a secretive collaborative government with significant authority in agencies throughout government.

Nixon had fallen out of favor with the global elite and he had to be removed because he wasn’t going along with their plans. Nixon had a delusional moment and thought he was in charge. As long as leaders go along, they will get along. Think Bill Clinton with two terms, George W. Bush with two terms, and Obama with two terms to carry the water of The Secret Society and global elite. Cross them, and it is tough sledding going forward. Trump is fighting over more than one hundred years of institutional rot, and it won’t be turned around except for the prayers of the people and divine intervention at this point.   Our Lady is involved in exposing the evil plans of the masons in a significant way on behalf of her people.

Heaven is Intervening at This Point in Time —Her Target

Much of the entire intelligence community and senior levels of government and business are thoroughly embedded with each other. The revolving door of government and big business promote each other from within to ensure loyalty to their oaths to achieve plans in anonymity. Heaven at this point in time is dismantling it. We have some strong indications that the Divine Plan for humanity is coming into play as incremental steps pointing to a turn around in the direction of the country can be discerned.

The Lord is hearing the cries of His people who have been in prayer and fasting. His remnant, God’s people faithful to the gospel have been mobilized and are in spiritual battle. The veil of lies and deceit are presently being lifted, and a joyful and glorious day it is. The Lord and His Blessed Mother are now shining a spotlight exposing the enemies of truth,

We have a track record from a very reliable source —The Blessed Mother — as the prophetess of our age who has been appointed by the Trinity for this role at this moment in time to take on Freemasonry, the same way she won other battles for her children in the past.

So what exactly does the Blessed Mother say about her next target of evil? To the Marian Movement of Priests, she identifies her next target of conquest. In message number 456, In The Name of Mary, delivered just before the fall of the former USSR in 1991 from Slovakia, Our Lady says:

“In the name of your heavenly Mother, yes, in the name of Mary, the Turks were defeated, when they laid siege to the city of Vienna, and threatened to invade and destroy the whole Christian world. They were far superior in strength, in numbers and in weapons, and they felt that their victory was assured. But I was publicly invoked and called upon: my name was inscribed upon their banners and shouted out by the soldiers, and thus through my intercession, there took place the miracle of this victory which saved the Christian world from its destruction. It is for this reason that the Pope, instituted on this day, the feast of the name of Mary. 

In the name of Mary, Marxist communism, which for decades had been exercising its rule and holding so many of my poor children in oppressive and bloody slavery, has been defeated in these countries. Not because of political movements or persons, but through my personal intervention, has your liberation finally come about.

It will again be in the name of Mary that I will bring to completion my work with the defeat of Masonry, of every diabolical force, of materialism, and of practical atheism, so that all humanity will be able to attain its encounter with the Lord and be thus purified and completely renewed, with the triumph of my Immaculate Heart in the world.

It is for this reason that I desire that the feast in honor of the name of Mary be restored, now that you are entering into the fiercest moments of the struggle and the most painful stage of the great tribulation.” 

Several very important things are being said.

This message is not about Russia as Fatima was, it is not about the region of the Persian Gulf, North Korea, the Korean Peninsula, China, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, or counties in the forefront of geo politics that dominate the news. She did not say, LGBTQ, Islam, migration, immigration, sex trafficking, or apostasy of faith. It is specifically about Freemasonry. How interesting a subject under the radar to the average person knowing nearly nothing about it’s hidden agenda. Its tentacles run far, wide, and deeper than most can imagine — always operating in secret. Man hacks at the branches of evil, heaven goes to the root of evil.
The Christian world defeated the Islamic powers at Battle of Lepanto (1571), and the Siege of Vienna (Turks, 1683) against great odds after invoking her name. Similarly, under enormous odds, the Soviet Empire stretching from Vladivostok in the East, to St. Petersburg in the west were defeated without bloodshed. The system just collapsed, and no one saw it coming other than the Marian devotee following her messages. The CIA (an oxymoron) said they never saw it coming.
When we march under her banner and shout out her name there is protection and victory. Victory is swift and decisive if we follow her directives under her mantle. It is her personal intervention that assures this victory, not the words of political rulers and pundits, but because of her love for all people.
It is Our Lady who will bring about to completion her work with the defeat of Masonry and all that comes with it; every diabolical force, practical atheism, and materialism. These events will take place.
We are in the fiercest moments of the struggle. Much like birth pangs that increase in intensity before the birth of a child, the battle at the moment will increase and will be painful (and is) for many. Good Friday precedes Easter Sunday.
We are witnessing evil v. good, virtue v. vice, God’s cohort v. Satan’s cohort, children of light v. children of darkness, and the fight is spiritual at the highest levels in heaven. The reign of Satan is about to be broken by the heel of a woman who steps on the head of the serpent. Much like Queen Esther interceded to the King on behalf of her people with evil men around her seeking her destruction, the Blessed Mother is interceding on our behalf of the King of Kings, Our Lord Jesus Christ.

Also, in the same way the Third Secret of Fatima was not released with the support of the bishops of the world as Our Lady asked, so too the battle for Our Lady of America is being blocked by strong Masonic forces because heaven’s promise is so great. Her promise is one of purity being restored to America if Bishops do as Our Lady asks when she is enthroned at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. With a promise so magnificent for all America and the world, clergy in positions of great power are blocking her request.

In message 457 to the Marian Movement of Priests, Our Lady says, “Thus, by means of you, I am able to continue my motherly work of mercy, which I have begun in these countries, but which I must still bring to completion in every part of the world, for the triumph of my Immaculate Heart.” 

“Thus, by means of you.” Our Lady as said she needs us to participate in her redemptive plan for mankind. Your prayers, your fasting, your sacrifices…    Heaven needs you to speak up and stop the deceit. It is your time.

Jesus, I Trust In You

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Re: Independent Christian Marian Thread of Spiritual Preparation
« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2018, 09:38:05 AM »
Mary the Co-Sufferer
Published on March 21, 2009 by Dr. Courtenay Bartholomew in Marian Private Revelation



Close to his death, he made his last will and testament and bequeathed his mother to be our mother also, our spiritual mother. “Woman, behold your son … Behold your mother,” he said first to his mother and then to John (John 19:26-27). “Woman, behold your son,” he said to her. He was obviously referring to her as the “woman” first spoken of in Genesis 3:15: “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; she will crush your head ” Indeed, it was on this hill called Calvary that this verse in Genesis was fulfilled. The word Calvary is from the Latin word Calvaria, meaning skull. The hill was also called Golgatha, the Hebrew word from the Greek Kranion, a skull. The Cross of the Redeemer was firmly crushed into the ground. And so, the “skull” was “crushed” by the man on the Cross, the Redeemer (“her seed”), and beneath that rugged Cross was the Co-redemptrix (not co-equal); one suffering woman, suffering with God who in turn was suffering for mankind and from them. Redemption begun at the Annunciation was completed on Calvary. It was 3:00 p.m. on a Friday.

But do we really understand and appreciate what it means to be “at the foot of the Cross” for three hours? Hers was the most spiritual, the most intense and incomparable suffering ever known; one solitary creature suffering with God, who in turn was suffering for all mankind and from them. She was a martyr whom God preserved from dying! That was the meaning of being the second Eve. That was the price of being Co-redemptrix, for from the very beginning of Creation she was thus chosen. But it was as though God had predetermined that one had to be a “Mary” to have the privilege of standing beneath the Cross. John speaks of that congregation: “Standing by the cross were his mother (Mary), and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene” (Jn 19:25).


Redemption had to come from suffering, and so, he needed a body to suffer. His mother gave him that body. No human father was involved in that conception. “You who wanted no sacrifice or oblation, prepared a body for me” (Heb 10:5). On that joyous day when he was born she wrapped his tiny body in swaddling clothes and placed him in his crib (Lk 2:12). But on that Friday at the foot of the Cross, 33 years later, she received a body, tattered and torn and swaddled with blood as he took upon himself the sins of the world. It was not a pretty sight but neither is sin in the eyes of God! It was the blood of the new and everlasting covenant which was shed for all so that sins may be forgiven.

Her suffering too was minimized. Words cannot fully describe and adequately measure Mary’s anguish on that day. Perhaps it can be appreciated somewhat better if every mother were to contemplate her own son on the cross in place of the son of Mary. Yet, if there were a thousand such mothers standing at the feet of a thousand crosses bearing their thousand crucified sons, the sum total of their anguish could not in any way equate the pain and suffering of that Mother of Sorrows on that hill on that Friday that some men call “Good.” She too was being crucified!

So said, in 1373, Lady Julian of Norwich, in her book Revelations of Divine Love, which records her privileged visions from God, says of Mary: “I saw part of the love and suffering of Our Lady Saint Mary, for she and Christ were so joined in love that the greatness of their love caused the greatness of her grief … for the higher, the greater, and the sweeter the love is, so the greater the grief it is for those who love, to see their loved one suffer.”

What is also not appreciated by many is that spiritual and mental suffering can also be as agonizing as physical pain, and at times even more so. For example, the emotional pain of a patient suffering from depression and the spiritual dryness of the “desert”, the so-called “dark night of the soul,” which a few prayerful people experience, can parallel or exceed physical pain, albeit measured on different scales and parameters of human suffering. There are also many cases, for example, of elderly spouses of happy and longstanding marriages, dying within hours or days of each other from the sheer anguish of the death of their loved one and from the unbearable and emotional pain of the separation. So it would have been with the Mother of Love on that Friday had she not been preserved from death by God. Indeed, the Church recognizes her as a martyr, the Queen of the martyrs, but one who was not allowed to die!

Neither did Matthew, Mark, Luke or John record the great anguish of the mother during the Friday evening, Saturday and early Sunday morning following the Crucifixion. In her book the Poem of the Man-God Maria Valtorta, the great mystic, relates what she was shown when Jesus was taken down from the Cross:

When on the ground, they would like to lay him on a sheet that they had spread for him, but Mary wants him. She opened her mantle, letting it hang on one side, and she sits with her knees rather apart to form a cradle for her Jesus. He is now in his mother’s lap. With a trembling hand she parts his ruffled hair. She tidies it and weeps. Speaking in a low voice, her tears drop on the cold body covered with blood. She begins to clean and dry his body on which endless tears are dropping. And while doing so her hand touches the huge gash in his chest and enters almost completely into the large hole of the wound. She utters a loud cry. A sword seems to pierce and split her heart. She shouts and throws herself on her son and she seems also dead.

Valtorta then describes the vision she saw of what happened on early Sunday morning. Joseph had already died and now that Jesus, her son, was murdered, she was the only one left of the Holy Family. For her it must have been the desolation of desolations. Valtorta described Mary’s longing for the company of St. Joseph to console her during those long three days when all around her, even the disciples, did not believe that he would resurrect. “Let me lean on a Joseph! … O, happy Joseph, who has not seen this day,” she moaned. Valtorta then recorded her visions of the first meeting of Jesus and his mother after the Resurrection:

Mary is prostrated with her face on the floor. She looks like a poor wretch. Suddenly the closed window is opened with a violent banging of the heavy shutters and with the first ray of the sun, Jesus enters. Mary, who has been shaken by the noise and has raised her head to see which wind has opened the shutters, sees her radiant son, handsome, infinitely more handsome than he was before suffering, smiling, dressed in a white garment … He calls her, stretching out his hands: “Mother!” And he bends over his mother and places his hands under her bent elbows and lifts her up. He presses her to his heart and kisses her … With a cry, she flings her arms around his neck and she embraces and kisses him, laughing in her weeping. She kisses his forehead, where there are no longer any wounds; his head no longer unkempt and bloody; his shining eyes, his healed cheeks, his mouth no longer swollen. She then takes his hands and kisses their backs and palms, their radiant wounds, and she suddenly bends down to his feet and uncovers them from under his bright garment and kisses them. She kisses and kisses him and Jesus caresses her.

Valtorta continued:

Jesus speaks now: “It is all over, mother. You no longer have to weep over your son. The trial is over. Redemption has taken place. Mother, thanks for conceiving me. Thanks for looking after me, for helping me in life and in death … I heard your prayers come to me. They have been my strength in my grief. They came to me on the Cross … They have been seen and heard by the Father and by the Spirit who smiled at them as if they were the most beautiful flowers and the sweetest song born in Paradise … These past days you have been alone, but that sorrow of yours was required for the Redemption … I will come to fetch you to make Paradise more beautiful … Mother, your kisses are a blessing, and my peace to you as a companion. Goodbye.” And Jesus disappeared in the sunshine that streams down from the early morning clear sky.

Now, in an apparition to the saintly Berthe Petit, a visionary who was highly respected in ecclesiastic and lay societies in Belgium in the 1920s, Jesus is said to have exalted the merits of the sorrow of his mother, saying:

The title “Immaculate” belongs to the whole being of my mother and not specifically to her heart. This title flows from my gratuitous gift to the Virgin who has given me birth. However, my mother has acquired for her heart the title “Sorrowful” by sharing generously in all the sufferings of my heart and my body from the crib to the Cross. There is not one of these sorrows which did not pierce the heart of my mother. Living image of my crucified body, her virginal flesh bore the invisible marks of my wounds as her heart felt the sorrows of my own. Nothing could ever tarnish the incorruptibility of her Immaculate Heart. The title of “Sorrowful” belongs, therefore, to the heart of my mother, and, more than any other, this title is dear to her because it springs from the union of her heart with mine in the redemption of humanity. This title has been acquired by her through her full participation in my Calvary, and it should precede the gratuitous title “Immaculate” which my love bestowed upon her by a singular privilege.

It was a man and a woman, who sinned in the Garden of Eden and so, it had to be a man and a woman to atone and make amendment for that transgression. God made that quite clear in Genesis 3:15 when he said to Satan: “I will put enmity between you and the woman; between your seed and her seed. She will crush your head …” And so, it was to be the woman and her seed, and anyone who leaves the woman out of that equation is only preaching half the Scriptures, half of Genesis 3:15, half the truth and a half-truth is no truth at all!

This ends a much-abbreviated tale of the greatest love story ever told. Today it is said that the mother of Jesus is appearing all over the world beseeching us to return to God and not to let him die in vain. She comes, not to promote herself, but to lead us to him, especially in these perilous times in which so many of us seem to have lost our way. But as Jesus himself said: “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but by me” (Jn 14:6). He also said: “I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and whoever lives and believes in me shall not die forever” (Jn 11:25-26).

Dr. Courtenay Bartholomew, M.D., is a scientist from Trinidad who is considered a leading international AIDS researcher. He has authored a series of mariological studies from a scientific perspective entitled: A Scientist Researches Mary. The above article is an excerpt from his book The Passion of the Christ and His Mother, Queenship, 2004.

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Re: Independent Christian Marian Thread of Spiritual Preparation
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2018, 04:46:46 PM »
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Neither did Matthew, Mark, Luke or John record the great anguish of the mother during the Friday evening, Saturday and early Sunday morning following the Crucifixion.

Hi G.U., I married into a Catholic family, and walked the Stations of the Cross with one elderly family member recently, who pointed out from the paintings that it was the women who remained steadfastly with Christ until the end.  The men had made themselves scarce!

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« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2018, 08:11:04 PM »
Thank you for making me smile 😊 again! I’ll not disagree with you as I personally have more respect for women, women who are proud to be women, wives, mothers, than I do for the average man, like myself, who can only do what he can making a living while watching the cooking, cleaning, changing diapers, washing, bathing, playing, teaching... You get what I mean.

But going on.... I really try to go beyond the “Catholic” to the Christian, and others, but the observation that you made also pertains to the people that Jesus chose to be his closest, the 12. Yes they ran, they made mistakes, they messed up, they said some stupid stuff, did stupid things. But that’s who he chose and he said he would be with them and help them. So why would anyone expect anything else from their successors? Why for centuries, for millennia, have people thrown stones at the them as though they were/are the scum of the earth? One of the originals even betrayed him. Yet he gave them the power and authority to chose the replacement and their successors.

There’s food for thought there, I think. Especially these days. Once again, thank you for reading, thinking 🤔 and replying R.R.B! I for one much appreciate it and hope if others are reading these topics, that they are appreciating it too!

GU

 

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