All Conversations in My Heart
Sunday, December 15, 2013
  Is this a truth about Blessed Mary and her soul?
If Guadeloupe is, as are all standards of Catholic Revelation, governed by the Church's defined limits of where Revelation begins and ends. Where then is this glorious Virgin of Guadeloupe found in those scriptural limits? It is my belief that obviously “the Woman clothed in the Sun” in the Book of Revelations must be the written Icon of Our thrice Blessed Mother. All Icons by Byzantine standards are written. If someone is standing on the Moon we see her, or him for that matter, illuminated by the Sun and thus reflecting the source of the light of the universe. When St John the Apostle wrote of her he caught exactly how Blessed Mary looked when lit up brilliantly by the Sun. Can anyone deny, in the Church that is, Mary reflects the Sun of Justice. A name found in the Litany of the Holy Name of Jesus. The Church Communities, not chapels of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in which I was raised always maintained that Mary was Immaculately formed by the love of God, before the world was created. In fact F.W.Wetherall, an Irish protestant Pastor wrote a memorable hymn dedicated to Her our purest of creatures. It was always sang by children at the Children's Mass on Sundays. In reality the children's mass was no different than the Adult' Liturgy other than music and sermon was more suited to their immature minds and we sat with our school teachers. They knew for sure if we missed mass that day.
Here is the first verse of the Hymn.
Mary Immaculate Star of the morning,
Chosen before creation began.
Chosen to bring for her bridal adorning
Woe to the serpent and rescue to man.
The Icon of the Virgin of Guadeloupe is shown, dressed in the wedding dress of an Aztecan Princess complete with the pregnancy bow at her waistline.
The Book of Revelations show us how Mary was formed by God before He created the world and even an Irish Protestant Pastor believed it too. And it was sang, the hymn, in both Churches, true and heretical.
There is an oral story of how when God in his Beatific Vision decided to prove his glory even more, created a soul so beautiful and by a new work of his mind would stay that way. I mean by its own free will. Was it that God the creator and lover of mankind saw something was missing from His Divine Contemplation, something that out of a zealous desire would love Him for what He was. It was to be a love arising out of His creature's 'unfettered desire' to be with Him forever. When He presented this to the angels, some led by Lucifer rebelled and Holy Michael and the angelic warriors drove the rebellers out of heaven. In God's eternal time prior or at the defence of the heavenly kingdom by the angelic host, Mary flew into hiding with Her son, took Him into the desert. You will find this is so when you go back and read the Book of Revelations. All this took place before the world was created and in the Wisdom literature it says, “Mary played with the souls of men while the world was created”.
Why have I stressed this in previous blogs? Because if one were to read the Laws of Inheritance in Deuteronomy and Leviticus, we would begin to understand both those spiritual and corporal laws. It lays out how family and tribal properties were to be guarded. We can take that these laws also covered ours or the Hebrew spiritual life. These laws governed the communities of God from Adam and Eve onwards. Laws by the way that Christ confirmed to the Hebrews when He made the claim, better still the definitive statement made of His fulfilment and not changing His Father's Laws.
Now we come to a favourite hobby horse of mine. What is a Soul? How is it or did it come into existence? The Church teaches us, first through the Psalms and then with various scriptural Revelations and further still through His Loving Conversations with saints and some sinners. In the life of St Gertrude the Great, Jesus instructs her when ever she prayed for someone and to mention the Cross and to ask that all He had in his paternal mind at the time of their creation would come to pass. When I first started to think about what is me in the eyes of God and what is my true purpose for my life, I needed to be able rise out of myself and examine not just my conscience but also by reason for my life beside my salvation, which is exactly the same thought. I mean for what or for whom do I exist? What barriers are there in my existence in fulfilling my purpose in the eyes of my Creator and Perfect Lover? Then the final question was how or why do I, who has never seen God, want to be with Him so much and why does my memory therefore so strongly drive me? It must be that I existed from the start or at the start of my existence in a place of such beauty I needed badly to return there. That is why beauty is so important to us all it is a genetic memory of the soul hidden by some barrier. How then can I otherwise claim to feel so badly about all critiques, carping and the disgust I fight against in the Catholic Church. Perhaps I might say I hate ugliness and those who foster it wittingly or unwittingly, those in the Church I mean.
Psalm 138 is the start of what I was, did and am looking for. It starts, “Lord, You have proved me and you have known me”. Later a verse or two on the psalmist tells God and you have formed me. How then can a burning bush, can a quiet breeze, can a light make us in His Image and Likeness? All of which have no hands. God as far as we know in the sixth weekday vision or dream of both a man and of a priest made just one man and from him He fashioned a woman. How then did He put Himself in all subsequent men and women? He had a thought, an idea a concept of what He could see from His Divine Contemplation what His people needed Priests, Religious and people to pray and give him homage all in different ways according to the time and status of his community at that time. He had no filing cabinet or storeroom of priestly souls here and religious souls there or a waste basket full of sinful laity. What was needed because of the effects of our free will He gave us according to our need and His Love for His Children, which eventually culminated in the promised Messiah, Jesus Christ. What was needed He sent and the history of the Jews and the Christian church is one long story of the spiritual battles of heroic creatures and sinful brutes without a living, sentient soul.
To prove is to confirm articulate a truth. It is to confirm an idea or to conceptualize a design. We are a concept of God's thought He had when the time for us to be given a soul when our heart started to beat the time was ripe for us to exist, in our mothers womb. The Psalmist sang, “thou hast protected me from my mother's womb”. Another meaning of protect is to watch lover. Has he not done this as long as we wanted and longed for Him? Since God can do nothing evil His thoughts must be only immensely good and therefore we are conceived in the mind of God and that is our soul made in His image and likeness. We are at the start immaculately conceived, Just as Mary first, Adam second and Eve thirdly. We come from Adam and God rewarded his treachery with a mark or seal of concupiscence, a shadow as it is sometimes described. Mary stayed the same as when the Holy Virgin that she was, was created. She inherited nothing that was evil, just as the Word was created in the beginning, again according to John the beloved. When the soul enters the Body at life so we immediately inherit our ancestral sign of our humanity. We loose our child of God existence and can only reclaim it when we are baptised by an Alter Ego of Christ the sacrificial; minister, an Apostolic Priest. Then we become a child of God again, regenerated as such by the Holy Water and The Divine Eternal Spirit of God's sanctifying grace and supernatural love and can at that moment of sanctification, righteousness and indwelling of the Holy Ghost enter heaven. In the great book written of the Catholic Church, “The Soul of the Apostolate” it tells us, at Baptism we enter into the state of grace, perfected at Confirmation, recovered by Confession and thence enriched by the Holy Eucharist. This book was bedtime reading of Pius Xth.
If I were you I would take this to your confessor, parish priest or local ordinary and get his comments before you believe what is written above.


Little Lamb of God, who sacrificed yourself for the forgiveness of sins for people like me, forgive me my sins have mercy on me for I am a sinner. Please fill me with a superabundance of your supernatural love and sanctifying grace. Have pity on me and hear my prayer.


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