The words of the Queen of Heaven to her beloved daughter about the wonderful love the Son had for His Virgin Mother, about how the Mother of Christ was conceived within the most chaste marriage and sanctified in the womb, and the birth of Our Lord.
so chaste that there
could not be found
a more chaste marriage
at that time.
They never wanted to come together
except in accordance
with the Law, and
only then with the intention to bring forth off-spring.
|St. Anne, St. Joachim and Child Maryy|
I assure you that when they did come together, it was because of divine love and because of the angel’s message, not out of carnal desire, but against their will and out of a holy love for God.
In this way, my flesh was put together by their seed and through divine love. Then, when my body had been made and formed, God infused the created soul into it from his divinity, and the soul was immediately sanctified along with the body, and the angels guarded and served it day and night.
|St. Anne with child -- Mary conceived with out sin|
|The Assumption of the Virgin c. 1656|
hear this name,
they rejoice in their mind
and thank God
for the great mercy
that he worked through me
and with me
and because they see
my Son’s Humanity
glorified in his Divinity.
the fire of purgatory rejoice exceedingly, just like a sick
and bedridden man does if he receives
a word of comfort
that pleases his soul:
he is suddenly
All humans have been given both good angels for their protection, and bad angels to test them. The good angels are not separated from God; they serve the soul without leaving God. They are constantly in his sight. Yet they work to inflame and incite the soul to do good.
All the demons, however,
shudder with fear at the name of
Nothing was pleasing to me but God! I always wished in my heart to live until the time of his birth, and perhaps, deserve to become the unworthy handmaid of the Mother of God. I also promised in my heart to keep my virginity, if this was acceptable to him, and to have no possessions in the world. However, if God wanted otherwise, my will was that his will, not mine, be done; for I believed that he could do all things and wanted nothing but what was beneficial and best for me.
|Presentation of the Virgin Mary to the Temple|
I wanted his will
to be done.
After I had heard all the commandments in the temple,
I returned home, burning even more now than ever before with the love of God, being inflamed daily with new fires and desires of love.
‘Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with thee!’
But, not even then did I consider myself worthy, and I did not ask the angel why, or when, this would happen. Instead I asked him how it could be that I, an unworthy maiden, who did not know any man, should become the Mother of God.
‘Nothing is impossible for God,
When I had heard these words of the angel, I felt the most fervent desire to become the Mother of God, and my soul spoke out of love and desire, saying:
with tears and my heart was almost torn apart by sorrow.
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