June 26, 2023
Radio Wave

It’s Not You, It’s Her…

[Podcast] (53 Minutes) – A Friend of Medjugorje talks about his experience with Our Lady to the Caritas pilgrimage group in Medjugorje, and he offers a great challenge for forgiveness.

Episode Transcript

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[COC]

And you are listening to Radio WAVE with a Friend of Medjugorje broadcasting from Caritas of Birmingham in Alabama.

 

In tonight’s broadcast, we will hear a Friend of Medjugorje share his experience with Our Lady to the BVM Caritas Pilgrimage group which is in Medjugorje right now.

 

Our Lady gave a message yesterday, June 25th, through Marija and through Ivanka, and also this past Friday night, June 23rd. A Friend of Medjugorje will speak about all those messages.

 

This talk is the authentic Medjugorje. What you experience on pilgrimage, what many people who have gone to Medjugorje through the years will bring back many memories for them. You can hear the birds and the crickets in the background. It’s very raw. It’s very organic.

 

And so, here is a Friend of Medjugorje speaking to the BVM Caritas Pilgrimage group, June 26, 2023.

 

[THEME MUSIC]

[CLIP]

[FRIEND OF MEDJUGORJE]

Ivanka has her apparitions once a year now. That was on the 25th, too, so she gets a message. And typically, Our Lady’s message to her has been the same every year. But there were some outstanding messages in the past.

 

I used to go to her house. 1989, I was there with her on June 25th, because she lost her apparitions, except once a year. So, Our Lady comes on the 25th of June. And Our Lady gave an incredible message to her. Nobody recorded it. I did, and I was just amazed coming back to here, because she’s out about ten minutes away from here. And Our Lady says, “satan has special plans to enslave you through materialism.” (June 25, 1989)

 

Can you think of 1989 to where we are now, and we’re slaves to cell phones, computers, electronics. And people don’t know what to do. You can’t even get them to read a map. People don’t know how to do that. What’s going to happen to GPS? How are you going to get home?

 

Who’s in Texas?

 

There’s no way you’re going to drive around on those freeways. There’s too many of them, [LAUGHTER] when you’re going home.

 

Her message was,

 

“Little children, I am in need of your prayers. Pray, pray, pray.”

 

Simple. But why do you think She’s coming to the earth begging for you to pray? It’s not a joke.

 

Ivan…which, I don’t know. Did anybody find out and go up the mountain that night, three nights ago? We found out just like that. At the latest moment, we ran up there. And his message was really, really good.

 

So, this is June 23rd,

 

“Dear children, also today I desire to call you to peace. I have introduced myself here as the Queen of Peace and I also call you to be my carriers of peace in this tired world. Carry peace. Pray for peace. Pray for my plans which I desire to realize. I desire to repeat to you; my Son permits me to remain this long together with you, because I desire to teach you, educate you and lead all of you to Him, that in Him you may find true and real peace. Thank you, dear children, for also today having responded to my call.”

 

Why is She coming here? We’ve got colleges. We’ve got schools. We’ve got kindergarten. We’ve got all the school systems, worldwide. To be a priest, you have to a school, eleven, twelve, fourteen years. And it’s really incredible, what I said to you the other day, that intellect, and what people think they’ve got a degree, they know things. They don’t they’re dumbed down, really.

 

Why would Our Lady come to the earth and say, I desire to teach you”?

 

All this schooling, and She says, I will teach you.”

 

And so you won’t make a mistake in what She’s saying, She says,

 

“…I desire to teach you, educate you…”

 

That’s really profound. All the schooling. So, what does She have to teach us, educate us about? Because we’ve been educated the wrong way. We’ve been taught the wrong ways, especially in the colleges.

 

I told my kids, “You will never go to college.” And they’re all successful in life. So, this is a message to really be thinking about something. And of course, yesterday…Have y’all got the message? Yesterday’s message, and typically, on the June 25th to Marija, on the anniversary, they’re real simple.

 

“Dear children! The Most High permits me to be among you — to pray for you, to be a Mother to you and to be your refuge. Little children, I am calling you: return to God and to prayer and God will bless you abundantly. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

 

I was in Colorado, Marija had an apparition. Marija was told to go up the mountain on the first of January at ten o’clock. And Our Lady said,now when satan is unchained, consecrate yourself to Me and to Jesus.” (January 1, 2001)

 

So I called her, to Medjugorje, from Colorado, and I said, “Marija, what’s going on? This message,” I said, “It’s incredible.”

 

And she said, “That’s what She said.”

 

I said, “Marija, I thought satan was already unchained.”

 

She says, “No. he had big chain. Now, he’s unchained.”

 

The only thing you can protect yourself with is consecration of yourself to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Our Lady. I do that every night. We’ve got the cards. Have we got some in the Mission House? That’s your protection. And you are going to have to go back home and do that.

 

Now, I have written, a whole schedule, when a pray every night. I’ve been doing it for years. I’ve got 26 saints for my intentions I go through every one of them. I know all of them every night. And I’m not going to tell you which ones they are, because they’re busy with me. I don’t want you to call them and say…I want them to focus on me. [LAUGHTER]

 

I’ll tell you one of them, though. It’s Joan of Arc. You’ve got to read the book by Mark Twain. He said, of all the books he wrote, he would not take money for that book and the writing. Her story and what she did is incredible. She’s one of my favorite saints, and that’s one, some of the things I’ve done about the United States and consecrations, for what she was. She started getting voices when she was like twelve years old or so, and she was trained. The British and the French were at war for one hundred years. There were three generals. They were fighting with each other, and this thing was going on for a whole century.

 

So, anyway, she’s raised up, and she was able to put these generals together. But they thought they were going to just use her. So, she wanted the position, and they wanted positions, so she was going to meet with the king. So, they went to where the king was, at his castle. Some people thought she was a witch. So she was going to go in before the king. So, these people are astounded by her by what she’s doing, about fighting for France.

 

And so, she goes in, and the king decided he was going to trick her. So, he put somebody out there in the hallway on the end of it, and he sat on the side with everybody else. So, she walks through there, and she sees a light on this one man here, because she had never seen him, and she goes and bows down to him. He’s the king. So, she got positions right there.

 

She is something that’s incredible. She was a general, the youngest ever of the whole armies of a country, and yet, a woman at the same time.

 

This is a song. It’s kind of a weird song. I hadn’t heard this for a while. I was listening to it, so I wanted to tell her story, and that she’s somebody to pray to, especially for our nation.

 

[SONG]

Now the flames they followed Joan of Arc, as she came riding through the dark. No moon to keep her armor bright. No man to get her through this dark and smoky night.

 

She said “I’m tired of the war. I want the kind of work I had before. A wedding dress or something white to wear upon my swollen appetite.”

 

La, la, la..

 

“Well I’m glad to hear you talk this way. I’ve watched you riding every day. And there’s something in me yearns to win such a cold, such a lonesome heroine.”

 

“And who are you?” she sternly spoke, to the one beneath the smoke.

 

“Why, I’m fire,” he replied. “And I love your solitude. I love your pride”

 

La, la, la…

 

“Well then fire, make your body cold. I’m going to give you mine to hold.” And saying this, she climbed inside to be his one, to be his only bride.

 

Then deep into his fiery heart (oh) he took the dust of Joan of Arc. And high above all these wedding guests, he hung the ashes of her lovely wedding dress.

 

La, la, la…

 

It was deep into his fiery heart he took the dust of Joan of Arc. And then she clearly understood, if he was fire, oh she must be wood.

 

I saw her wince. I saw her cry. I saw the glory in her eye. Myself, I’ve longed for love at last. But must it come so cruel, must it be so brave.

 

La, la, la…

 

[FRIEND OF MEDJUGORJE]

I’ve spoken all over the world, and many times in France. And I always was passing over with St. Joan.

 

My wife was going to go to Rouen where she was burned at the stake. And we got there, 9:30, 10:00 at night. And we went to a hotel, another hotel, another one, they’re all booked. We couldn’t find any place. We kept going. It was just like, almost, Mary and Joseph going looking for an inn, couldn’t find no place, no place.

 

And they said, “Well, you can go down over there to the older section of the town there.”

 

And so, we were there, and we opened the windows—they were doors, like shutters—and I realized, from the book, that’s where they brought from to go be burned at the stake, because it described in the book, and I could see there over that. It was awesome.

 

So, the next morning, I woke up real early and went to where, because they’ve got this big, like a big pole, like a telephone pole, really high. And I read the whole, about a lot of them, the situation from there. It’s just awesome.

 

Anyway, I got some flowers from right there where she was burned. I’ve still got it in my cabinet. And it’s something to read. This is something that will give you strength. It’s a book I recommend.

 

Our Lady said on August 25, 1997,

 

“…now you do not comprehend this grace, but soon…will come [a time] when you will lament for these messages…”

 

Our Lady’s not going to be with us forever. She’s here. She’s told us in Her messages, “I’ll hold your hands. I’m here for this.” (May 2, 2008) And we’re on the winding down. The message where Our Lady said to Ivan, “My Lord, My God has let Me stay longer.” How much longer?

 

You should make every day of what you’re living and the times we’re in and where we’re going to.

 

And Our Lady, with this modern time, everybody needs healing. We have so many scars, so many things happening, so many things happen to our family, to our friends, everybody.

 

So, this speaks to you about that we’re in a time of pain of the heart for so many people. The messages, and we’re in a mess. And only Our Lady can get this out.

 

[SONG]

I’m so tired of being here, suppressed by all my childish fears. And if you have to leave, I wish that you would just leave, ’cause your presence still lingers here, and it won’t leave me alone. These wounds won’t seem to heal. This pain is just too real. There’s just too much that time cannot erase.

 

When you cried I’d wipe away all of your tears. When you’d scream I’d fight away all of your fears. And I held your hand through all of these years. But you still have all of me.

 

You used to captivate me by your resonating light. Now I’m bound by the life you left behind. Your face—it haunts my once pleasant dreams. Your voice—it chased away all the sanity in me. These wounds won’t seem to heal. This pain is just too real. There’s just too much that time cannot erase.

 

When you cried I’d wipe away all of your tears. When you’d scream I’d fight away all of your fears. And I held your hand through all of these years. But you still have all of me.

 

I’ve tried so hard to tell myself that you’re gone. But though you’re still with me, I’ve been alone all along.

 

When you cried I’d wipe away all of your tears. When you’d scream I’d fight away all of your fears. And I held your hand through all of these years. But you still have all of me.

 

[FRIEND OF MEDJUGORJE]

Our Lady is our last hope. There’s no answer we have that man can do to correct himself. We’ve fallen too far, and everybody’s dressed up in suits and nice. They look good and nice. And even people can be good to you, though we’re not, because God’s not God for us. It’s money. It’s materialism. And we’re trapped. We can’t get away from it.

 

And so, just like Joan of Arc was raised up, there was no way to stop the hundred-year war. The three generals, they just wanted to use her because she had the following that united the people. And they kept thinking, “We’ll tell her what to do. We just need her for the momentum to fight the war,” and she checked them, because they wanted to do something. They changed that. They talked to themselves, and they weren’t going to do what her directions were. And in it, she was correcting them.

 

So, we come up with our situations and think we can fix it. We can’t. The only way it’s going to be fixed is a crash of everything.

 

I’m telling you, I’ve been telling people a long time, get your retirement, change it out of the bank, or in the stock markets, because that’s where it is. Buy your own land. Oh, you’re going to starve. There’s no way. We’re going back to an agrarian life, whether you believe it. You better get your little patch of land, two-three acres, five acres, ten acres.

 

I’m strong on people, sell your house if you’re in a subdivision. Get your retirement, pay it, be out of debt. Actually, give everybody the book, Judgement, (Judge with Right Judgement) because that’s my story, because of the way I walked. Give that to everybody. You can read that today. Because I’m free. I’ve been out of debt my whole life. I never went into debt. And I was poor, and little by little, we gained what God blessed us with.

 

But you’ve got to make some decisions. How you think and what you’re doing right now, “I don’t want to take my retirement, because that’s a $25,000 penalty and $10,000 more in taxes.”

 

Take it! That leaves out…You lose $35,000. You’re going to lose it. You trust…Where is that money? Who’s got it? These financial people, they have to make money on your money.

 

Now, what are we talking about that for, because Our Lady’s showing us She’s here to wake you up of what you’re supposed to be doing. We don’t know what to do. I always wake up in the morning, and I say, “Mary, what do You want me to do today? Will You put that in my path?”

 

It’s not you; it’s Her. We’ve got Her, and how much longer can we have Her? These messages, they guide us after that. But it’s amazing to me for people, going different directions, they just say…I’ve had people say, “When things happen, I’ll deal with it then.” No, you’re not going to deal with it. How are you going to deal with it, in the deadwood, when right now in the greenwood still, you can make decisions. It’s not fun. It’s not pleasant.

 

We really are too far gone. Our Lady is the answer. But we’re looking for answers in the world. The situation today has gone too far, that God has to send the only thing, the only reality, and it’s Our Lady.

 

[SONG]

I should’ve seen the warning, this heavy weight inside my chest.

 

I should’ve told you sooner, thought that I could wait instead.

 

Can we stay here together, waiting for answers, and figure out which way we should go?

 

Is it out of our hands or do we still have a chance if we hold onto the last of our hope?

 

Can we come back from this? Can we come back from this? Put the pieces back where they belong. Can we come back from this? Can we come back from this? Or are we, are we too far gone? Too far gone. Too far gone. Too far gone. Too far gone.

 

Can we come back from this? Can we come back from this? Put the pieces back where they belong. Can we come back from this? Can we come back from this? Or are we, are we too far gone? Too far gone. Too far gone.

 

Is it out of our hands? Do we still have a chance? Too far gone. Too far gone. Too far gone. Too far gone. Too far gone.

 

[COC]

And you have been listening to a Friend of Medjugorje speak to the BVM Caritas Pilgrimage group earlier today about Our Lady’s messages and the response and how that manifests in our lives.

 

We encourage everyone to make a spur of the moment decision and be here July 1-5 to be in the presence of Our Lady to be blessed by Her. As you’ve heard a Friend of Medjugorje speak through the course of this broadcast as he’s sharing with the group his experience with Our Lady, we know that these days are not going to last forever. We know that Our Lady will not always be with us and that this time will one day go away.

 

And so, we encourage you to heed what a Friend of Medjugorje is saying in the broadcast today to respond to Our Lady in a very strong way. Make a spur of the moment decision. Be here at Caritas July 1-5. Be blessed by Our Lady. Share this with everyone you know.

 

And so, to conclude, here again, is a Friend of Medjugorje, June 26, 2023.

 

[THEME MUSIC]

[FRIEND OF MEDJUGORJE]

So, while you’re here walking these grounds, while Our Lady’s here, She said many times, just like the song, Our Lady has said several times, “You are my hands.” “I want to hold your hands.” And literally, She’s got that power. She can do things now that She’s never had before at Fatima, Guadalupe, and all of past history. This is it. So, She’s got full reign for the eight billion people. And we’re a speck compared to the population who knows what’s going here. There’s three secrets to wake everybody up, but it’s going to be too late. But we can always change what’s too late, and that’s why She’s going to be with us.

 

If we ever needed Our Lady more so than in Fatima…Yesterday, I ended up getting in Mass in the yellow building. It was just unbelievable, the young girls, how they dress. I don’t get it. It’s the mothers. And there’s a lot of fathers, they want to change it, but they’re contradicted by their mother.

 

Where are we going to when people don’t even know they’re naked? They think it’s okay. Just think about it.

 

So, it’s probably a lot of immodesty back in the Roman days, they’re probably more modest that what we are now today. But everybody’s just following the fashion. You’re not supposed to be following the ways. Our Lady said, “Follow me.” And we need the lead of God so much that we don’t even know what God is anymore and the Father and Who He is.

 

[SONG]

Well, everybody’s got a story to tell. And everybody’s got a wound to be healed. I want to believe there’s beauty here. ‘Cause oh, I get so tired of holding on. I can’t let go; I can’t move on. I want to believe there’s meaning here.

 

How many times have You heard me cry out “God please take this”? How many times have You given me strength to just keep breathing? Oh, I need You. God, I need You now.

 

Standing on a road I didn’t plan, wondering how I got to where I am. I’m trying to hear that still small voice. I’m trying to hear above the noise.

 

How many times have You heard me cry out “God please take this”? How many times have You given me strength to just keep breathing? Oh, I need You. God, I need You now.

 

Though I walk, though I walk through the shadows. And I, I am so afraid. Please stay, please stay right beside me with every single step I take.

 

How many times have You heard me cry out?

 

And how many times have You given me strength?

 

How many times have You heard me cry out “God please take this”? How many times have You given me strength to just keep breathing? Oh, I need You. God, I need You now.

 

I need You now. Oh, I need You. God, I need You now. I need You now. I need You now.

 

[FRIEND OF MEDJUGORJE]

The relationship with each other, especially in family, or different people, you have people using God’s Name in vain, and it’s people who have so much…You have to be right, as far as what you’re saying things, or you offend somebody. We go from way out here from this person, this [INAUDIBLE] this whatever, you know, and you call it a name, make such a big deal out of that.

 

I’m Italian. If you call me wop, I don’t care. Call me wop. And it’s not a sin if you’re joking. If you’ve got hate [INAUDIBLE], then it’s your problem. It doesn’t matter to me.

 

We’ve got all this stuff that’s insensitive. We make it such a big sin today. There’s something wrong.

 

Jesus, if you want to say He’s a racist, the Canaanite woman came to Him wanting a favor, and Jesus says to her, “We don’t give food to the dogs,” talking about the Canaanites. And what was her response? It’s what I just said about if you call me a wop, you know, I still love God.

 

The society has accepted [INAUDIBLE]

 

You know what the most dangerous thing to pray for? There’s one prayer that’s very, very dangerous. It’s very safe and very dangerous.

 

“Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.”

 

That’s dangerous. When you go before God, you have set the boundaries how He is going to judge you. I’m not judging you. How did you judge everybody else, how you loved, how you hated. It’s right there. And everybody, every Christian that’s praying the Our Father, and it’s going to be very dangerous for a lot of people. Jesus said if you go to bring a gift to the altar, and you’re not reconciled with your brother, leave the gift and go reconcile with him.

 

There’s a lot of people that have to reconcile with their friends, their family. And it’s turbulent that we have it now. You better ask forgiveness. You better go to them. I’ve had so many people persecute, do so many bad things to me. There’s stories, even some of the priests here, years ago, because, like Ivan’s messages, they didn’t put it out. I put it out. They want me to stop it. Tough luck. [INAUDIBLE]

 

There was a priest here. He comes out, and there’s like fifteen other people around him when I came out of the church. And I had been promoting his homilies here, because they were good. And I dropped it because he started not believing in Medjugorje. He actually said he believed the visionaries no longer had their apparitions.

 

So, I come out of the church, and all the peers that’s Medjugorje centers like mine is, and he’s standing there, and he starts screaming at me outside the church, “You murderer! You murderer!” And he started damaging me, condemning me, all the other Medjugorje centers, they didn’t want to be next to me. They didn’t want to see that.

 

You know what I said? Nothing. I wasn’t [INAUDIBLE] about it. I just forgave him and let it go.

 

There’s a lot of things you have to let go, and don’t keep that garbage in you. Why do you want to have that stuck in your heart?

 

My wife and I went to Israel, and we went into where Jesus was crucified, if you’ve ever been there, on Calvary. And I walked down there at the bottom of that, where you go down the steps, where Jesus resurrected from the tomb. I asked this priest about some things about that and all about it. He was curt to me, you know, not friendly. [INAUDIBLE] So I’m just being talking because I want to find the information. And we talked about fifteen minutes. And he said, “I’m doing Mass in the tomb.” It’s incredible. The stone’s right there, and only three or four people can be in there.

 

So, we go to Mass, and then we talk, and it was the priest that said I was a murderer. He couldn’t believe how nice I was to him, and I was [INAUDIBLE]

 

So, if you have somebody at home, you don’t forgive them, you’re not going to be forgiven. It’s very dangerous.

 

I want to end with a last song of Our Lady.

 

[SONG]

Mary, You’re covered in roses. You’re covered in ashes. You’re covered in rain. You’re covered in babies, covered in slashes. You’re covered in wilderness, covered in stain.

 

You cast aside the sheets. You cast aside the shroud of another Man Who served the world proud. You greet another son. You lose another one, on some sunny day. And always you’ll stay, Mary.

 

And Jesus said, “Mother, I couldn’t stay another day longer.” He flies right by and leaves a kiss upon Her face. While the angels were singing His praises in a blaze of glory, Mary stays behind and starts cleaning up the place.

 

Oh, Mary, She moves behind me. She leaves Her fingerprints everywhere. Every time the snow drifts, every way the sand shifts, even when the night lifts, She’s always there.

 

And Jesus said, “Mother, I couldn’t stay another day longer.” He flies right by and leaves a kiss upon Her face. While the angels were singing His praises in a blaze of glory, Mary stays behind and starts cleaning up the place.

 

Oh, Mary. You’re covered in roses. You’re covered in ruins. You’re covered in secrets. You’re covered in treetops, covered in birds who can sing a million songs without any words.

 

You cast aside the sheets. You cast aside the shroud of another Man Who served the world proud. You greet another son. You lose another one on some sunny day. And always you’ll stay, Mary.

 

[FRIEND OF MEDJUGORJE]

My life is one big injury, and the only way to survive something like that is to forgive and to forget. The closer you get to Our Lady, the more those things happen. Purification is continual. It’s not welcomed, but Our Lady had the same thing in Her life, all the sorrows, and yet the joys. And Our Lady will wash you. And always remember what you’re saying, that they are a brother. And let your enemies be released from you and love them. It’s not easy, but you have to do that because you’re going to be judged by what you say and what you think.

 

[END CLIP]

[THEME MUSIC]

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  1. Prissy Moreno

    City: Kemah
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    Prayer for my children and grandchildren for health and God to cover them so they serve the lord and spread the gospel In Jesus name

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    City: Kemah
    State: Texas
    Country: United States
    Prayer for my children and grandchildren for health and God to cover them so they serve the lord and spread the gospel In Jesus name

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