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"hugh christ" Discussed on Footsteps to Heaven
"Saint wants us to feel oppressed. Saint wants says to feel Like we can't see in darkness. We can't see what's coming. We can't see what the Lord is doing saints. Says you can't see what the Lord is doing because he's not doing anything and God is saying. You can't see what I'm doing because it is hidden from you right now. But that's so that your faith ace will grow trust me. More in the darkness is the time where we grow in trusting God. We grow in face because we I need to darkness is when the beauty of God shines just beyond our vision but our hearts. It's in our spirits. No it's there and if you don't that means you need to spend more time in prayer in more time in reading what saints have said and what the lives of saints like more time Going to church maybe going to EUCHARISTIC adoration Availing yourself playing and praising raising no playing praise and worship music and singing along with it. The darkness is a blessing because because this is when we grow closer to Christ so that his light will shine more brightly in us. It's an opportunity where God is saying. Come mm-hmm come closer to me realize I am with you. I have not abandoned you. One of my favorite prayers very powerful prayer but very simple all when facing all the dark stuff going on in your life he say. Jesus here's what's going on. Of course he knows it. But we're in dialogue with him and he wants wants us to T- to talk it out. Jesus here's what's going on but I trust in you take care of everything. Take care of everything and then we go to sleep at night. You know. We rest knowing that Jesus is taking care of everything and when the darkness gives way to light we are part of getting rid of the darkness. Lord worked through us in US and for us. Let let me tell you another story that illustrates this when I was a teenager. I got involved in the occult. I had been raised a Christian. Jesus had been in my best friend but when I gave myself over to the sin of the Colt I turned away from Jesus and the darkness came into my life over a period of seven years. I totally lost interest in Christ. I'd still believe he existed. But I totally lost interest in being follower. I really was corrupted by the ways of the world and and enjoying it and trying to corrupt others but Jesus did not abandon me. Jesus the light of Christ came into my life. My darkness gave Way to light. Jesus rescued me. And that's a whole other story. And in some other podcasts. I've gone into it and You can read something about it on. My website is well where where you find out more. We're about who I am tells my story there the point I want to make right now. Is that light. overtakes darkness darkness gives way to light. When Christ rescued me from the occult the light that I entered into afterwards was much brighter fuller more complete more powerful than the light? I'd had in my life before I had gotten into the darkness. It was after Jesus. Rescued me from the occult that I met the Holy Spirit and was filled with with the truce I hadn't it's known before and became Catholic and and was called to ministry the Light of my post occult halt years has been nonstop brighter than it was. Before my occult years everybody that you're concerned -cerned about who is in darkness realize that your prayers are bringing Christ light into their lives and God is is using their darkness to teach them something and when he rescues them from it and your prayers are going to help make sure that happens. There are people people who who never turned to Christ. Never come out of darkness and they have nobody praying for them. Your prayers will make a difference. Your prayers united to Hugh Christ. Who is the mediator? Already praying for them as a mediator praying before God the father for their souls and the blessed mother's others praying for them get their their patron saint there confirmation saint the their baptism will say other saints that apply to this the type of situation there in get them all praying your friends in the church get them all praying. This makes a difference all this brings the light of Christ into their lives and when Jesus rescues them finally and darkness gives way to the light. The light it's going to be in their lives is going to be way a brighter. Way More effective way bigger and more important with a mission that they are called to then whatever their life was like before they got into the darkness. That's the way God works. That's the truth of the Gospel. That's what Jesus is all about. When Jesus gave himself into the darkness of Good Friday Easter was a a brighter light then what his life had been like before the cross light? The gives way to darkness is only temporary. It's just like dusk. Come as the day ends. Dusk settles in the night. Settles in and just like Jesus going into the Tomb. It's a period of rest for us or for whatever it is it's going through it and from that. The resurrection comes and it is always brighter. Then life before the cross rest in this truth rely on this truth. Both pray in the power of this truth because God wants to use you as an instrument of his light and is already doing so so use the times darkness to grow closer to God to make a difference and allow God to make a difference in you that prepares as you for what he wants you to do. When the darkness gives way to light to help with that? Pray this prayer with me. Open up your hands the up your hands to receive what God wants to give you come. Holy Spirit fill me come Holy Spirit. Renew me come Holy Spirit. Whatever is dark in me replace with the Holy Light of Christ come come Holy Spirit? Teach me the truths that defeat the lies of darkness come Holy Spirit encourage me to live in the light of Christ in the midst of the darkness. That seems to be smothering me or in in the people. Pull that I'm praying for come Holy Spirit. Make me an instrument of the light of Christ Kamali Spirit. You have my permission to change.