Not Despair But Hope

Not Despair But Hope

Prayer opens us to have hope, but how?

April 11, 2016 A.D.

Our Lady of Medjugorje said on April 2, 2016:

“…do not have hearts that are hard, closed and filled with fear. Permit my motherly love to illuminate them and fill them with love and hope…”

Prayer opens us to have hope, but how?


Praying on Apparition Mountain in Medjugorje

A girl praying on Apparition Mountain in Medjugorje. Prayer every day leads to recognition of where we are not walking with God. That can lead to despair once we realize our sinfulness, but Our Lady shows us how to start anew.

If we pray every day, our hearts become open and then we can realize our faults. Once we recognize our faults, we can ask for forgiveness and begin new. Back in 1995, a Friend of Medjugorje wrote:

“…It is for this reason Our Lady repeatedly, in the last several years, starts Her messages with the word, ‘Today;’ ‘Start to live from ‘Today’ my messages.’ We cannot rectify the past, but from this moment forward, today, if we start, Our Lady will slowly, over time, heal our mistakes as much as possible without violating our free will. Our future is one of hope, even in the midst of many wrongs, but only if we start living Her messages ‘Today.’1

A new life begins with prayer, then to an open heart and living the messages every “today.” Your future can be filled with life, light and joy.

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Hope – Make it So
, by a Friend of Medjugorje is continuing to change hearts that are teetering on the brink of despair. Do not think that you are too far gone, too far away to be saved, and to have a new life, a new future. Re-read this special writing, an Epistle of Hope, and spread it to everyone you know, especially those in need of conversion. Our Lady’s messages have power and strength. Give the message to others. Read the special writing, Hope – Make it So here.


1. How to Change Your Husband, by a Friend of Medjugorje, page 224

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