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Becoming One with the Father as Victim Souls

Lourdes Pinto – March 2017

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Reflection VII: Becoming One with the Father as Victims of Love

 

Summary of Encounter: abandonment to Spirit; hardness of heart; faith that flows from our union as sons and daughters in Christ with the Father; becoming victims of love

 

From Son to Father:

Every son eventually must become a father, every daughter a mother. As a parent, I have witnessed this long process of three of my sons becoming fathers. At a certain age, we begin to live a new relationship with our fathers/mothers, a relationship of close friends. These three sons have assimilated so many characteristics of their father.

 

We, too, are not called to remain in a relationship of a child with our father, but to also become one with our Abba, in which we are transformed into the image and likeness of our Father. We become the divine image of Abba as fathers/mothers in the world.

 

Whether we grew up with amazing role models of fathers and mothers, or with very dysfunctional parents, we each need to come to personally know Abba in Christ, SO THAT, the Spirit can transform us into His image, which is unconditional love.

 

As I have journeyed through this narrow path of the Cross with many tears, sweat, and blood, my understanding of a victim soul has also developed, matured, and grown. If we truly abandon ourselves to the Holy Spirit and allow Him to take us through this beautiful and painful path of transformation, we will all become victims of love because our God is a Victim of Love and He created us to be like Him, one with Him in Christ.

 

Characteristics of the Father which each of us must also assimilate:

  • GRIEF

    • If we ponder the Father in Rembrandt’s painting we touch the Father’s grief. His grief is so deep, so great, so completely consuming because His love is so boundless. Jesus as Son and one with the Father, lives on earth the grief of Abba. They live this grief of love as ONE. Their grief is expressed in their TEARS

    • # 132, P.352 n.e.

      • Accept My chalice of love and suffering and suffer with Me, as ONE with Me, the sorrows of My Sacred Heart. As an all-loving Father, I suffer the sickness of My sons' and daughters' hearts; but My greatest suffering is that they don't allow Me, the Healer of all hearts, to touch them. They seek healing in all forms except in the only One that can bring them to life.

    • # 134, p.354 n.E.​

      • This morning in Mass I saw Jesus interiorly in my heart in radiant Light holding His Heart in his left hand. His entire being was Light, not just His Heart. A Light moving out, expanding, penetrating… A Light that also drew you into Himself.

      • Then tonight I began to see Jesus again in the same way; but there was no light coming forth from Him, and the heart I was now seeing in His hand was small, shriveled and black. It seemed like a dead heart to me. I could not understand what the Lord was revealing to me. After the Mass, before the Blessed Sacrament, our Lord explained: The Light of God will not shine forth for a time. It is you (meaning plural) that must keep My Light shining in the world. This heart dead in sin, which I reveal to you tonight, (this one dead heart represented many), will come back to life through the . Receive tonight on the Feast of My Sacred Heart these hearts.

      • How, My Lord, do I receive them? Water these hearts with your pray for them through the with your and It is the life of My victim souls that has My daughter, raise up many victims of love, for many will be lost during the time of great darkness. (6/15/12)

    • So much of the work of the Simple Path is to bring us to touch, to know personally, the grief of our Lord through our own sorrows. The Lord’s clamor: “Suffer ALL with Me!”

    • 10/31/14, message from Jesus

      • The Lord asked me to write what He desires for us to pray for tomorrow at the

      • Your power of intercession lies in your Your prayers receive the full power of the Holy Spirit in . As you . These are My little victim souls of love that God is raising up to defeat the forces of darkness. Pray with Mary for many more souls to respond to the trumpet call from heaven. Pray for for all My victim souls as they are being sent into the battle field to wage this great battle for souls. Pray for so that Satan cannot deceive you. Know that you are My Mother’s white army of victim souls for these decisive times. Pray with My Mother through the power of the oblation of your lives united in My perfect sacrifice of love. Believe in all that I have spoken to you, for the great battle has begun.

    • This practice of suffering with Jesus brings us to solidarity with all of humanity. The Lord in the Path begins to ask us to RECEIVE the sufferings of others and to suffer with Jesus for them. This practice brings us into the compassion of God’s Heart!

      • #41, p.143n.e.

      • The crown of glory is the crown of martyrs. It is reserved for those who enter the King's court. It is for those who enter the interior chamber to dwell with God. Persevere in wearing the crown of many thorns. I am permitting for you to receive the oppression in the hearts of others as one with Me…Suffer those attacks, My little one, with perfect trust and love, obtaining graces for the many who are oppressed. This hidden life of suffering the oppression of other souls with Me will obtain for you the crown of glory. (12/26/13)

 

 

FORGIVENESS

  • Resentment and forgiveness cannot coexist

  • The work of the Path is to uproot all our resentments, anger, grudges, jealousies, pride….. to deny ourselves living and reacting from our wounds and lies, so that we can forgive others as the Father forgives us.

  • Only having personally known the Father’s forgiveness toward me, can I then move to forgive those most difficult for me to forgive; those that have wounded me deeply.

  • “Then Peter approaching asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.” Mathew 18:21,22

  • “for this is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed on behalf of many for the forgiveness of sins. “ Mathew 26:28

  • “So will my heavenly Father do to you, unless each of you forgives his brother from his heart.” Mathew 18:35

 

 

GENEROSITY

  • The Father’s words to the older son, “All I have is yours.” He lavishes the younger son with gifts: ring, cloak, sandals, banquet. He pours Himself out. The Son lives the generosity of His Father as he lays down His life and pours Himself completely upon the Cross – pours out ALL His Blood and water, keeping absolutely nothing for Himself.

  • “Receive the fullness of Abba’s blessing.”

  • The vocation of Abba’s victim souls is specially to live the GENEROSITY of the Father and Son. A victim of love DESIRES, burns more-and-more, to pour herself out completely for souls. This desire flows, like living water, a rushing stream, from the Heart of God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. “No one can have greater love than to lay down his life for a friend.”

  • “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” John10:11

  • The way we came to know love was that he laid down his life for us; so we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers. 1 John 3:16

  • What are martyrs? People who witness with their whole lives to the unlimited love of God. Abandonment to the Holy Spirit is to ALLOW the Spirit to prepare us to become people of the light, to become true martyrs.

  • This heart dead in sin, which I reveal to you tonight, (this one dead heart represented many), will come back to life through the blood of My martyrs of love. #134

  • Be pure and holy as I am Holy. Live who you are as MY martyrs of Divine Love… #147

  • My hidden martyrs of love are the power of God to wage this war against the principalities of death. #150

  • I desire for this time to be the time of My greatest martyrs. It is the blood of My martyrs united to the blood of Jesus Christ that will usher in the new Pentecost with the reign of the Queen of Heaven and Earth. I desire countless hidden martyrs like My Spouse , the Queen of Martyrs. Here lies the POWER OF GOD and the full power of the Holy Spirit, which will be poured out through the POWER OF THE CROSS. (9/15/10) #4

JOY

  • “If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and remain in his love. I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and your joy may be complete.  This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. “ John 15:10-12

  • A true sign of a victim soul is joy.

  • “Until now you have not asked anything in my name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete.” John 16:24

  • “Both sons in me can gradually be transformed into the compassionate father. This transformation leads me to the fulfillment of the deepest desire of my restless heart. Because what greater joy can there be for me than to stretch out my tired arms and let my hands rest in a blessing on the shoulders of my home-coming children?” TRPS p.133

  • #31, p.96n.e.

Why do I desire and need for you to suffer with Me? It is through My suffering that you come to know Love. Love is purified in suffering, but My suffering is pure love; therefore, when you suffer with Me, your love is purified in Me.

By all suffering to draw you into My sufferings and sorrows, you will come to know Love. My Sacred Heart is pure love. You were created for Love; but . (8/27/11)

  • Simple Path, p. 117n.e: “A healed person also lives in INTERIOR PEACE, which is JOY, amidst the pain and sufferings of life, because he has come to know personally the love of God and believes God is present with him in all circumstances of life.”

  • #35, Suffer All With Me, p. 123

To suffer with Me is to be made pure like Me…

To suffer with Me is to begin to love with Me…

To suffer with Me is to become Love…

To suffer with Me is to enter the and happiness on earth. (11/2/11)