You, little children, are my extended hands!
October 30, 2023
Dear Family of Mary!
Our Lady said to us:
Winds of evil, hatred and peacelessness
are blowing through the earth to destroy lives.
That is why the Most High sent me to you,
to lead you towards the way of peace and unity
with God and people.
You, little children, are my extended hands:
pray, fast and offer sacrifices for peace –
the treasure for which every heart yearns.
Thank you for having responded to my call.”
(October 25, 2023)
Our Lady tells us that she was sent to us specifically for this time in which we live, because the enemy is spreading evil, hatred and peacelessness throughout the earth. Of course we are very aware of this evil work of our enemy.
But we are also very aware that Our Lady has been with us for over 42 years in this special way in Medjugorje. She has stood with us against these evil winds all these years, keeping our faith alive and our hope strong. She is a fortress for us.
But she also needs us. And I am really grateful for the way she described our job in this time of deep conflict. She told us,
“You, little children, are my extended hands…”
When I have heard her say this in the past, what she meant by it was not clear to me. How can I be her extended hands? I don’t know what she is doing.
But something has been cleared up for me. She called us very specifically, “little children.” We are her little children! She is our mother!!
This I understand!
I have been observing my daughter and how she relates to her 4 very little children, as they are staying with us these days. I see how much she depends on the older two children who are 4 and 6. Though they are still really little children, they can do simple tasks for their mom. They can retrieve things for her. They can stay with the baby, while she runs to the next room to get a diaper. They can run all kinds of errands for her in the house. They can turn off the TV. They can pick up toys. They can clear the table. They actually are her extended hands!! Always under the direction of the mom, they can be of help to the whole family.
We can be Our Lady’s extended hands in the very same way. We are not big enough to stop a war or evangelize a nation. But we can run errands for our Mother as well. We can make a sacrifice for a person she brings to mind so they will be healed. We can say the Rosary for the conversion of someone she points out. We can fast for peace in our neighborhood. We can send flowers to someone who just lost their husband. Well, you see what I mean. Our Lady has jobs for us to do, jobs she would like to do herself, but she needs help. She needs her children here on earth to help her! Our only responsibility is to listen for her requests and respond to them. Like good older children, we can do as she tells us, one task at a time.
And I believe she will tell us specifically what she needs us each to do, one task at a time! She will direct us if we are listening to her call. May we all start to listen with great love for the call of Our Mother. She needs us to be her extended hands!
In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
(c) Mary TV 2023