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Walking Circumspectly..

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I had a dream about two weeks ago, where I was at a clothing outlet store hunting for the correct size in a particular pair of shoes I was attracted to. .. a nice slate grey blue silk covered pair of loafers with opalescent baguette beading work on the toe part.   I didn’t need the shoes,  but I wanted them because my flesh found them high quality, attractive and a great bargain.. not to mention that they were flat loafers and I don’t wear heels these days.

.. In this dream I was wasting so much time hunting down the correct size and not finding it.    Another woman was also searching for the same pair of shoes along with me,   and neither of us were having any luck.

When I awoke from this dream , I awoke afflicted..    Not because I couldn’t find the shoes, but because even if I DID find the shoes in the dream,   they would not satisfy the deepest longings of my heart.. which is saved for Jesus alone.   I wasted far too much time on a dumb pair of shoes and allowed my avarice and materialistic side of my human nature to get the best of me.

While afflicted and meditating on this upon awaking,  I suddenly had a very quick flash vision of sorts,    where I saw Jesus walking on a beach , barefoot on the sand, and He was walking briskly without stopping.    I only saw Him from the waste down to His feet, and I noticed that He was barefoot with a simple ivory/white’sh robe.      The lessons I received from Him through this vision were ,   #1-  Jesus was not encumbered with many things .,  in fact He didn’t even have shoes on and here I had been dreaming of hours spent at an outlet store obsessing over acquiring a pair of designer shoes.    #2,   Jesus was walking briskly and not stopping.   He was not wasting the Father’s time allotted Him.     How often I have found myself wasting the Lord’s time allotted me, on things that are innocent in themselves, but what I can allow to become an innocent snare keeping me from focusing on Jesus and His daily will in my life.

The scripture came before me right after that vision, “Walk circumspectly and not as fools,  redeeming the time for the days are evil.”       Yes,  walking circumspectly.   Shoes represent our spiritual walk.    In that flash vision, Jesus was definitely walking Circumspectly…  unencumbered with the things of this life, but only what the Father willed for Him.     That dream and vision truly was a blessing from our Lord,  to set me back on focus with HIM!

May our Lord Jesus be glorified

-a heart dweller

 

Jesus’s Last Moments of Offering Himself

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A PRAYER COMPOSED IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE FATHER’S BEAUTEOUS SON JESUS CHRIST ON HIS LAST MOMENTS IN OFFERING HIS LIFE FOR US ON THE CROSS +

I am sure I am not alone in thinking of the very last moments Our Savior endured on His Cross of Redemption for us – This is what went through me this morning – His last Heart Beat – His last Breath – His cry to the Father on feeling abandoned – His last Tear – The realization in such pain of separation that this was the last time in being alive on earth, He would gaze on His mother Mary, and Mary Madeline, and John the Beloved Disciple, the one who reclined on His Heart at the Last Supper hearing those loving Heartbeats of His Savior and dearest Friend, His very God!

And all the ones who love and believe Him, especially His Apostles.

 + And of course all His other faithful Apostles and friends present at that moment,seeing His last agonies on this Cross to save mankind. Can one imagine what went through the Heart of the Savior?  In these moments?  And how He knew the terrible anguish and grief of all the ones seeing these last moments of His Life on earth…and how they would all be in such sorrow (!) having Him no longer with them? Still…in that Believing in faith, what He said to them…the Three Days.  I will Arise!

Who could measure this sorrow from Jesus, knowing this sorrow of separation, (and in such agony) and the ones who loved Him with all their lives, ..all their hearts and love? To see the Christ, The Father’s only Son suffering so, and now in a few moments, giving up the Ghost as is said.  The pain of this separation, so final to them – and all He suffered in this, yet they trusting with all they have, that He will arise on the Third Day.
So here is a prayer composed to offer to the Eternal Father – and again offer this for whatever intention/s you have my dears.  As I said, I offer it for conversions of the most  harden sinners, that they will accept the pursuing of Jesus Christ to win them in the grace He gives, to let them know they CAN be forgiven.  To not despair in their sins – to turn to the Merciful Savior – that He awaits them with open arms if they want to be forgiven – no one is exempt from this Mercy!  No one. No one.
A PRAYER OFFERED TO THE ETERNAL LOVING FATHER IN HONOR OF THE MERITS OF HIS SON’S LAST MOMENTS AND THOUGHTS ON EARTH +
Eternal Loving Father, Your Son Jesus Christ suffered terrible agonies on His Cross of Redemption for us + I now offer to You Father, the last moments of His suffering before He left this earth to go Home and be with You + Final thoughts, final merits, final agonies of the price He paid for us to go Home to You – A price He did not owe and one we could not pay +
Father Dearest I offer You Your Sons final Last Words, especially His cry of feeling abandoned and forsaken, this very special suffering of His Soul – His last Heart Beat and Breath that separated Him from Heaven and earth…His last ounce of Blood shed for us, His last twinge of horrible pain suffered as well. His thirst, His fatigue, His last sigh – His last tear drop … and also Father, His last loving, merciful gaze on the ones who loved Him so much in this life, His life on earth for 33 years – His mother Mary, His Beloved Disciple John, Mary Magdeline – all the ones there, who were sorrowing in His departure from this life – His Apostles, and all the other faithful ones/friends He had made during those years, He lived among them, imparting spiritual life to their souls and hearts.  And now going through the last pangs of offering to You, for the salvation of their souls and the souls of all mankind.
And not just their agonizing sorrow Loving Father, at seeing Him take His last breath, knowing He was leaving them… but for a Glorious Cause, their Salvation….but also the indescribable sorrow the God Man has now piercing His own Soul and Heart as the reality of the distress of Him leaving them!  He knew all they felt at His departing + descended upon Him in such bitter sweetness of parting + Yet in His Heart, the overwhelming Cause of Why – He had done this, pierces His Soul and Heart – knowing that in three days, all will be Accomplished of What He came to Do!
All His life He only wanted to do Your Will, Eternal Father.  Your Will.
So I offer all these merits to You of Your Son’s suffering on His Cross to save us, Loving Father – You know the intentions of my heart, of the ones I am concerned for – and pray Your Grace over them for whatever it is they need, in healing of body and mind or for a loved one suffering….conversions, pure contrition and sorrow for their sins, and not let their sinfulness keep them from the loving arms stretched out to them in bottomless mercy….that they realize Jesus wants to forgive them and have no fear to throw themselves into those arms of mercy… But especially to love You, with all their hearts and souls – indeed the whole Trinity with all that is in them, made in Your Likeness and Image +
Thank You Father for listening to my prayer and most of all for Your Beloved Son Jesus Christ’s unfathomable sufferings who died for my sins and soul, forgiving me and opening the doors of Heaven, so I may come home to You. My Father also.  Amen and amen –
Meditation and prayer shared by Patricia Owens..  given to her by the Holy Spirit.

Patricia’s note:   I was up at about 5 and He asked me if I would do this…. I said yes, but was wondering in my littleness and simplicity  if I could remember all He was sharing with me… I knew the dear Holy Spirit would help me remember..and I just got up, not even coffee..He said to get some, but I wanted to just get to this, so I did..It took me sometime to compose this, but it was done…even when I read it back a little bit later again…I did not remember all the words typed!  So it is the Holy Spirit of course..I am only a very insignificant instrument …”
 


Editor’s note:   Patricia had emailed me this prayer really early this morning and I read some of it but had to get ready for church and told her I would read it more carefully later., and that what I had read was definitely inspired by the Holy Spirit.    At church, unknown to my pastor,  He outright asked the congregation the following (super confirmation!)  “Have you ever meditated on the last sufferings Jesus endured for us all?  How he was so exhausted from blood loss carrying the cross that He fell and needed help carrying it, but still He got back up and endured climbing Golgotha so that He could give Himself on the cross“.  

On the Beach with Jesus

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I AM NOT SURE OF TIMING ALWAYS… BUT BETWEEN 2014-16

I love the beach!  Oh dear..poor Jesus… a lot of my imagining is on the beach in a heavenly setting….I tease Him when He sees me there…He will probably run, saying..”No! not the beach again Patricia!  I have had enough..another day..lol lol!” ( No, He won’t…or He will never let me know..He is so sweet and amiable.  Such a kind Gentleman/Spouse of our souls…).
Not sure of the time or years – really does not matter too much I do not think – it is my mind wondering with Him…
I have been told Jesus has a white horse.  And I see us riding quietly on the white sand near the little waves coming on the shore.  His steed is taller than mine..not much..it is white also.  We both have on white garments.  I see Him a lot in such – brown hair and beard and oh- so lovely eyes..but not too clearly if that makes sense.  It is His Presence..that matters most..not the color of hair or garments.  It is His smile and He is happy to be with us all… for sure.
I do not see a saddle or even reigns – like we don’t need them.  I used to ride when young and my mother with her English influence growing up….(lol) was a fine English Saddle horse woman with the white gloves.  …So I have always had a love of riding..it was just so natural to me.  My favorite horses are Palominos..the champaign color mostly..they are so beautiful, but when on the beach I am riding next to Jesus, as I said, on a  smaller horse, but of the same exact breed as His – that I know.  I even  had the feeling the mare I was on was from the same line of His.
And that is really what I imagine..all in color..a calm ocean with little waves and we are riding..I can see us smiling and talking some but not sure what exactly we are saying, just so much at ease, like this is so natural to be with Him and I feel He is this way with all. Indeed.
Another time again we are on the horses together, but this time there are little ponies and lovely children from the ages of 2-5 riding on them..maybe 3-4 of them..like Shetland ponies or miniature horses? Just adorable…and all the children ..some girls and some boys, are dressed up some on these lovely ponies/little horses and following Jesus and me and we are laughing all the time having this nice ride on
the beach.
Another time Jesus and I are on the beach minus the horses – lol –
and the children are with us…some are even older now but not much.
And Jesus and I make a bridge with our hands..there is nice music playing and they are going under our arms and go around us..everyone is so happy –  there are a few songs I love and I have them for when we are on the beach – and sometimes He and I are dancing like almost that Harvest dance that is done at weddings.  Again in white on white sands – and others join in I think and it is so lovely.  But poor Jesus…on the beach…AGAIN!  ha ha.  so I tease Him.
  I lived on Long Island NY for about 34 years – and loved Jones Beach..my aunt used to say…we had sea water for blood! ha ha…so much we were there or Tobay Beach-Lovely.  So those are some of the “things” I have felt with this imagination thingy… and this is for all.  He gave us that gift..so let us use it to bring Him company and consolations.
There are more, but another time.  Some real visions of being with Him, not so much imagination.  And they are similar to ones I have read from others having Near Death Experiences.  Very similar..
… Patricia ( Pat )

In a Cold Dark Cell

Jesus- King in Exile

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 This morning, around 5:30 while still    half asleep, but awake enough to still hear my kitty , Bonnie, crying downstairs (she does that a lot in the early mornings because she hates being the only one awake in the house…lol)        Well when she meowed, I faintly heard her and the first thing that came to mind was how she sounded like a little boy all alone in a prison cell – cold, alone and weeping.

THEN,  I began thinking of Jesus all alone in His holding cell prison cell they pushed Him in after His arrest to await His mock trial some hours later.     I realized our Lord , as the Son of Man, truly did feel alone, abandoned, hurt, afflicted..   and He felt vulnerable like  a young boy shoved in a stone cell — separated from all who loved Him and exposed to those who hated Him.. many who were infested…

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John The Baptist

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This is John the Baptist who is the cousin of Jesus. He is depicted in his camel hair as described in Matthew 3 verse 4. But the Lord also got me to paint his under garment green. ….John’s mother is Elizabeth, a relative of Mother Mary from Luke 1 verse 18. …. The scenery is also accurate as it portrays the mountains near the Jordan where John baptised. John the Baptist, I think, will be the best man at the Wedding in Heaven.

Shared by Guy Jones

Let The Children Come Unto Me

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This painting is based on Matthew 19 verses 13-15. This was started ahead of a teaching from the Lord about the brides being prepared with the innocence of children before entering heaven. This was a struggle due to demonic interference especially with Christ’s image, so it was a painting salvaged by the Son and the Father.

The boy in Christ’s lap is himself as a young boy. Originally he asked for him to be clothed in yellow but I didn’t like the result so we agreed on blue. He said he had both coloured clothes as a child when he was slightly younger than I have depicted. Peter is the central figure in his favourite green and with blue eyes too, the colours of a man of the seas. His image is very close to what he looks like. Hauntingly the man to his left is Judas Iscariot, who wore red, yes red. Next to him is John the Devine. I am the boy in light blue and also the black sheep. The young girl is my sister. The older girl is a follower.

Shared by Guy Jones