Upping the Ante

Upping the Ante

May 13, 2020 A.D.

Why did Our Lady have to come to Medjugorje in 1981? While many have covered the Medjugorje apparitions, the miracles, the visionaries, and in some respects the messages, no one has ventured into why Our Lady had to come? Further, in coming to the earth, what was Our Lady up against? What did God have to do to make Her Medjugorje apparitions able to reach the world? A Friend of Medjugorje shared these answers on the 100th anniversary of Fatima, October 13, 2017. On this day, May 13, we share a short excerpt of this for your spiritual nourishment. Listen and follow along below.

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[- Friend of Medjugorje]
from Something is Happening, the Radio WAVE Oct. 17, 2017 Broadcast

Our Lady’s here for a specific reason, that without Her being here, we have no reason to break away from what She’s showing us to break away from. So,

“…you live in a time in which God gives great graces…” March 25, 1991

I would say we’re living in a time in which we have greater graces now than we’ve ever had before. You say, “Well, what about Jesus’ day?” It’s greater now. We’ve got Redemption. We’ve got the history. We’ve got all the battles in the past. We’ve got everything that tells us what’s happened with Christianizing the world, and what now, after 300 years since the French Revolution and that period, the downfall of Christianity. We’ve been going downhill for three centuries now. And Our Lady’s coming here for what? A turning point. You’ve heard Her say that. She literally said, “You are at a turning point.” And you can pivot and change the direction of your life, or you can stay where you’re going, swept along with the tsunami of all the modernism, all the electronics, everything that dictates your day. And you know it, and you don’t like it, but you go along with it because it’s too powerful.

“…you live in a time in which God gives great graces but you do not know how to make good use of them…” March 25, 1991

Why? Because God can’t compete with the prodigies of satan. How is He going to achieve that competition from hell and when? He sends His Mother. He creates, not electronics, not televangelists. He creates a direct communication line from the Virgin Mary, the major cell phone we need to be listening to, a voice once a month, twice a month on the second, and a daily blessing. And also, She says messages like, for instance,

“… [when you need me] … call me. I will come immediately…” March 4, 1982

You can’t even do it on cell phones now that way because people don’t call you right back, and there’s less talking to each other. In fact, we had more conversations, talking when you need to talk to somebody on landlines than we do cell phones, because now everybody doesn’t want … they’re so impersonal, “I’ll just text it and I’ll walk off from there and leave it.”

So, God had to up the ante of all this communication that is in our heart and our minds by a direct line from Heaven to earth. It’s amazing. Nobody could have thought of that. Nobody could imagine the world would have a grace, “Okay. You mean God,” in 1900, “God’s going to send the Virgin Mary to the earth to speak to us every day, bless us every day? She’s going to be physically there just like in the Transfiguration, no different, when Jesus was transfigured, no different than when Moses and Elijah were there standing there with Him.” There were physical bodies there. Had Our Lady not come in 1981, do you think She could have broke through this cloud now? No.

Break out of “the cloud”. Ponder and reflect on what a Friend of Medjugorje said above. We are at a turning point of moving from dark to light. Choose to move with the light, or be exposed as darkness.

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  1. Crissy Corpus

    Camilla, my thoughts and concerns are the same as yours. Our churches are not open yet, but when they open, will they look like yours? Or worse? My God! Help us! Our clergy are being lead by lieing voices…meant to decieve us into isolation! Why?? Because satan is reigning! All my prayers are offered and submitted to Her Plan and God’s Will at this time! We need to pray for our shepards!!!! That they may see that GOD IS GREATER THAN THE CORONA VIRUS and all the limitations, they seek to impose on us, are brought to light of Truth! My mother told me tonight, that she has a brain tumor. Symptoms starting between 2-3 yrs ago. My prayer is that she lives to go to Mass again, receive Our Lord, and die a holy death, in peace, at God’s appointed time. This won’t happen if THE CHURCH does not take lead in this time! PRAY FOR OUR SHEPHERDS!! And please pray for my mom…

  2. Camilla Landers

    The window is shutting. I see so many things I should have already done. But Our Lady tells us “As of Today”. Today on the Feast of Our Lady of Fátima I weep for my church. My parish will open Saturday. But the limitations are so great it is not really open. Only 60 people may enter, limited seating. Everyone must wear a mask and use hand sanitizer upon entering and before communion. Communion will be given by hand ONLY, and administered only by the masked Priest. There is more, but these are the main restrictions at my parish Our Lady of Fátima … our Bishop has these rules throughout each parish. When you are turned away, or if you feel you should receive communion on the tongue, you are told to continue a spiritual communion. I am so sad about this. The guidelines are suggestions from our Governor… What are your thoughts? God Bless!

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