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January 2007

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The purpose of Points to Ponder About was to stimulate thinking that would draw the disoriented Faithful back to God and away from the hypocritical duplicity of some religious institutions which are destroying the little faith left on earth. (For a more detailed explanation, see Points to Ponder About - Purpose). What used to be posted in this section has been integrated in For Your Information and Reference.

Note: This 'Point to Ponder About' section was prepared in the years 2005-2009. Some linked documents external to this domain may have been removed from the Net, or moved to different locations, since then.

Published on January 28, 2007

Do you ever wonder..... why, nowadays, most priests in the confessional give such bland and ineffective responses when the penitent presents him with his (the penitent's) sins, shortcomings and problems which require feedback and guidance to overcome?

Even though we criticize, with the intent to correct the clergy and protect the Faithful, the abysmal failings of many of the priests and hierarchy, we must also acknowledge that they face some very serious uphill problems with the Faithful. Following is an example:

miguel de Portugal receives a letter from a regular to The M+G+R Foundation Domain: [edited to protect the privacy of the writer]:

Due to the terrible [State deleted] economy, we are about to lose everything, our business, our home, we are financially ruined after trying to keep the business afloat... Despite daily mass, many rosaries per day, adoration, personal prayer time, etc...

Where will we raise our [large number deleted] children? May God have mercy on us... please pray for our family, we need a miracle.

Yours in Christ,

miguel gave this plea priority and immediately responded thus:

May the Peace of God be upon you!

You state: "...despite daily mass, many rosaries per day, adoration, personal prayer time, etc... we are about to lose everything, our business, our home, we are financially ruined after trying to keep the business afloat"

When anyone is faced with something like this, the first thing that must be done is to realize that we, not God, are doing something wrong and God is trying to call our attention to it.

[In here m de P gave this writer a very graphic example of an abysmal situation he had just witnessed. Upon visiting the "stage of events" in person, it became crystal clear to him why God is allowing such misery upon them, yet the individuals cannot see the "why". We have edited the details out for privacy concerns.]

What your situation is - we do not know. The examples above are just given as illustrations of cases when it appeared that God somehow was failing them and, although not directly stated, by default, that is precisely what is being implied - which made matters even worse. [We can go on and on with similar examples.]

In a past mailing you stated: [Deleted a statement about a seer in her group] and that deeply disturbed us because it pointed toward "problems". Group seer?

What we understand by a "Seer" is precisely what we instruct against in our document adivin.html

Regarding "where will we raise our [many, many] children" - let us remember that God has the interest of those children more at heart than you and your husband ever will. They ARE His children - you and your husband are God's caretakers for those children.

Having said all of that - we recommend that you point blank ask Him to show you what is not in order in your and your husband's lives which has caused Him to, after trying to gently show you many times in the past, without doubt, now has no other choice but to increase the volume of the megaphone redempt.html

You may be assured of our prayers which will be offered to God seeking His favor so that He may show you where the "disorder" is so that you may correct it and bring back the spiritual harmony that He wishes for you, your husband and His [many, many] children in your care.

We pray that we have not offended you in any way but there was nothing else we could say. We are not into "politically" correct interaction with the Faithful - we are here to help those who seek help.

Many continued Blessings!

m de P through The M+G+R Foundation

The lengthy response came back "fast and furious" and it concluded with:

I must add that I am sadder after hearing your response, what i needed was hope.

Before even having read the first one, we received another lengthy one which started thus:

After sleeping on it, I accept all blame if my original posts were not clear and you were misled. I accept the blame, as a family, for falling short of what God wants from us - I know I am doing everything personally I can do to beg for his help and remain faithful and loving to him.

Once again, regardless of the inital wording, the blame is placed on God since the writer " doing everything personally I can do...". Could it be that what the writer think is "everything" does not include what God needs her to do - thus our original recommendation?

Then the situation of the seer was clarified because the writer felt that we misunderstood her. The clarification only confirmed our concerns. That individual, in New Age circles, would be called a "chaneler" and amongst spiritualists would be called a "medium" and in santeria would be called "babalao".

If we had only said: "Yes, you may count on our prayers" the writer would have been happy. However, we knew that there must be a major disorder in that environment and tried to guide the writer on how to approach God to find out what to do. That would accelerate the solution because the prayers offered would be directed to the problem.

We have had (we do not make a point of this type of work for such function is not our charge) a situation from another family which was amongst the worse family disorders that we have encountered. It was bordering on the unreal. A response more specific - and very hard to endure - was given since the writer gave us every hair raising detail imaginable. The writer, with determination, wanted to get to the bottom of the problems and to act upon them in accordance to the Will of God; and so she did.

We would get an update every four to six months because it was God Who was going to walk with her, not miguel. If a slight adjustment in the approach was needed, miguel mentioned it as well as answering any doubts the writer may have had.

Today we received an update - the results are a continual string of wonders and miracles accompanied by the writer's ever present jaculatory, even when she was at the bottom of the pit: He is a most Loving and Generous God. Praise be His Most Holy Name!!

This is why, brethren, many confessors - symbolically speaking - after hearing a penitent confess that he had killed his next door neighbor because he wanted to bed the neighbor's wife - may say: "You are not alone child - that is exactly what King David did to Urias and God forgave him. For your penitence pray an Our Father, a Hail Mary and a Gloria..... Next!"

For the record - the man who was later annoited miguel de Portugal, can say that, with the exception of the number of children, regarding the finacial situation you face: "I've been there and done that!" and alone - just with God and my mother Elizabeth. Therefore we speak with first hand knowledge of the problem. Incidentally, the medicine m de P prescribed for you is exactly the same one he took... and, of course, it worked.

We are not being neither sarcastic nor insensitive. We want to drive home - all homes - the point that:

When we say that we need to take a close look at what we may be doing wrong before saying "...despite daily mass, many rosaries per day, adoration, personal prayer time, etc... we are losing this and that..." is because that mentality is already blocking any forthcoming Divine action. In addition - if a writer does not want a direct response from us, given with the loving intent to help the writer in the most expeditious manner, please, do not write!

Published on January 25, 2007

Do you ever wonder..... why so many people feel that they are unworthy of God's Love, Mercy, Forgiveness? Unworthy of a good life? Unworthy of friends?

Because that is satan's full time job so that, by the time the individual goes to the Final Judgment, with satan in attendance to accuse you of all your misdeeds, the poor individual will accept that he/she is not worthy of Heaven and then chose hell.

As we have said before - God does not send anyone to Eternal Damnation, we make that choice at the time of the Final Judgment - craftily coached by satan himself.

Why do you think that in the Catholic prayer: Hail Mary we ask: "...pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death." We are asking Mary to assist us at that very critical moment so that we do not make the wrong choice.

Of course none of us is intrinsically worthy of God's Love, Mercy, Forgiveness, except for the fact the God Himself CHOSE to make us worthy of it.

Therefore, all that is required is that we strive to serve Him by being all He created us to be. That is achieved by striving at having an interactive relationship with God - day in and day out. How is this accomplished? Just like with acquiring Faith - we must, in sincerity, ask Him for it. Then, He will dispense it at the rate that we can accept and assume it.

Brethren - this just could not be any simpler or easier. This is what The Good News is all about.

Published on January 20, 2007

A Member of our Select List wonders....

Why I did not receive the good news on 1/13/07 like some of the others? I thought that I was signed up to receive all of your messages. This knowledge gave me a great deal of security, but now I'm wondering if I have missed other thoughts of yours as well. If you have time, please explain.

[Our brother in Christ refers to the communication that may be read on the Public Forum dated January 20th ]

You are indeed signed on all three Lists; however, no specific List was used for said mailing.

If m de P's life depended on explaining why "x" received the communication and "y" did not [ "x" + "y" = 20 ], he still could not. We keep stressing that m de P is just a "gofer" for God - the more m de P stays out of God's way, the better God can utilize him. Your security and that of all who place their full trust in Him, is squarely in the Hands of God, not in the hands of m de P - thus m de P's every effort to stay out of His way so that He can be served well.

Why God wished to delay the publishing of that uplifting information beyond those 20 individuals? We simply do not know. What we know is that, being that it was the Will of God, it had, by definition, to be good for all - those who received it then and those who did not.

In the Kingdom of God, an opened door is as positive a sign as a closed door is. With God a "No" is as positive a feedback from Him as a "Yes" is.

Published on January 17, 2007

Do you wonder, considering that the Vatican claims that the occupant of the Chair of Peter is infallible, the following took place?

Pope Benedict XVI is reported to have been left "furious" and "isolated" by events of recent days when the man he approved as the next Archbishop of Warsaw was exposed as an agent of the Polish secret police.

But Benedict once again appears short on wise advisers or - worse - is being deliberately led into error by forces in the Vatican who are out of sympathy with him.

Furthermore, if the election of a Pope in a Conclave is allowed to be guided by the Holy Spirit of God, why does it take so many ballots before a majority is reached? Is the Holy Spirit confused or are the Cardinals engaged in a battle of wills with God? [We know that the Holy Spirit of God IS NOT confused.]

Are the ones who did not vote for the "winner" not illuminated by the Holy Spirit of God?, yet they Administer the Roman Catholic Church.

Published on January 11, 2007

Do you ever wonder..... where does miguel de Portugal gets his information?

We just received a lengthy communication which has, at its core the following issue:

So the writer said the problem there was that he did not “know your face”. What if he really meant he did not know where your revelations came from? Too often people writing to you try to be delicate and do not say what they mean (see point 2), so I will say it: Proper caution about spiritual matters dictates that we consider the consequences if you are dead wrong on some points, and the dangers are manifest. You have steadfastly refused to state how you know these things, and that is the core of the problem. That is, it is possible you are the recipient of direct revelations from Heaven, spoken like the Angel who spoke to Mary. I would NOT dismiss you out of hand if you were to admit this, but it would put to me the challenge of whether to believe the direct revelation or not, removing the subjective element of trusting your interpretation of more subtle events. Proper caution about spiritual matters dictates that we consider the consequences if you are dead wrong on some points, and the dangers are manifest.

miguel as not "steadfastly refused to state how" he knows the information. As a matter of fact, in more than one communication he has given some indication about that; however, let us just take the above message at face value and "run with it".

Such questions bring to mind several Scriptural Passage; to wit:


Matthew 21: 23 And when he was come into the temple, there came to him, as he was teaching, the chief priests and ancients of the people, saying: By what authority dost thou these things? and who hath given thee this authority?

and then

Matthew 12: 24 But the Pharisees hearing it, said: This man casteth not out the devils but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils. 25 And Jesus knowing their thoughts, said to them: Every kingdom divided against itself shall be made desolate: and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand. 26 And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself: how then shall his kingdom stand? 27 And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your children cast them out? Therefore they shall be your judges. 28 But if I by the Spirit of God cast out devils, then is the kingdom of God come upon you.

Very well, we will ask the writer and all others that may share his thoughts - Who would give the knowledge to miguel de Portugal to:

Illuminate for all the Secret Concept of the Holy Trinity which has escaped all theologians until now? An illumination which, if properly used by those who claim to "be Christ on Earth" - a total blasphemy in itself - would work the necessary miracles in bringing understanding and harmony between Jews, Christians and Muslims (we are not speaking about fanatics since fanaticism is not of God).

Bring to the world the mechanism of why it appears that there is reincarnation - even from a scientific point of view - yet there is not, thus preventing many from making that fatal error?

As part of the above mentioned mechanism, miguel showed, in graphic ways, how Love can free a soul from evil influence. That is, exactly why Jesus taught us to Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you. Bless them that curse you, and pray for them that calumniate you. [Luke 6: 27-28]

Explain clearly why seeking fortune tellers and similar entities to find out about the future is against God and why.

How to correctly understand Heavenly Messages by having a better grasp of Time and Eternity.

Bring forth the reality of the Catholic Faith.

Highlight the Importance of the Sacraments.

Impress upon the Faithful the need to Pray and Pray More, as well as what they can do about the state of the world.

Explain and promote the value and power of praying the Rosary and praying the Stations of the Cross.

Clearly express the changes that should not be made in the traditions of the Catholic Faith and why.

Remind the world of all key Marian Messages and showing that by ignoring them the world finds itself where it is now.

etc., etc.

The above knowledge was given to miguel de Portugal by the Same One Who told him to announce, as far back as March 19, 2002, that Rome Has Lost the Faith and Will Soon Become the Seat of the False Christ - which will be ushered by the AntiChrist and his minions.

How that information is transferred - although we have given some indications in the past about the multiple systems used in the transfer - we will not explain it because it will be beyond the comprehension of most, and besides, we must be careful, as Jesus warned us:

Give not that which is holy to dogs; neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turning upon you, they tear you. [Matthew 7:6]

and we know that we have some swine embedded amongst our readership.

What if miguel de Portugal is wrong about about the AntiChrist, you ask? If you have to ask, you could not understand the answer.

This case - Is Closed; we have work to do.

Published on January 10, 2007

We wonder.... how much of the following will be necessary for the Faithful to wake up to the Ratzinger - Benedict XVI reality:

Quotes from: Pope Urges Need for 'Renewed Humanism'

VATICAN CITY (AP) -January 6, 2006- Religious leaders of all faiths must play a role in ensuring that the spiritual and cultural aspects of life are not forgotten as mankind tackles the challenges of globalization, Pope Benedict XVI said Saturday.

In his homily during Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, the pope said recent decades have seen a "challenge to global civilization, where the center can no longer be Europe and not even that which we call the West or the North of the world."

"The need emerged to elaborate a new world political and economic order, but at the same time and above all, a spiritual and cultural one _ that is, renewed humanism," he said.

"At the start of the Third Millennium we find ourselves smack in the middle of this phase of human history, that has been for some time dubbed 'globalization.'"

The pope said that while politicians, scientists and researchers play important roles in the modern world, "today, more than ever, it is necessary to place at their side the leaders of the great non - Christian religious traditions" as well as Christian leaders.

Benedict appeared to be building on a theme often stressed by his predecessor, John Paul II, who worried that modernization was coming at the cost of spirituality.

He made the remarks during the Epiphany Mass, which recalls the journey of the Magi, the three wise men guided by a star to pay homage to the baby Jesus.

The M+G+R Foundation Comments: "Spirituality" does not necessarily mean Christianity or Islam; spirituality is more of a "code word" for the New Age wave as well as Bishop Swing's dream: The United Religion Initiative.

We sincerely thank Ratzinger - Benedict XVI for making the discharge of our function a much easier task. As we have often said: Even satan must serve God, Whom miguel de Portugal strives to serve in spite of his great human limitations.

Published on January 8, 2007

Do you ever wonder.... why so many people want to see the Marian Apparitions and Messages discredited? Wonder no more!

Published on January 4, 2007

We cannot help but wonder.... why the populace, who seems to be so environmental conscious, has essentially ignore our very recent document regarding the overpopulation of the world. Perhaps we should start "spicing up" our announcements as the tabloid like press (which is essentially most of the press today) does. Something like "Britney and Paris do Las Vegas and how that affect our population growth."

Remember, brethren -We are not "on commission" (God does not "pay" us based on the number of hits); this is being done for your benefit (God "pay" us just to make the information available to you).

Published on January 1, 2007 [Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God]

We cannot help but wonder.... why with so many Catholics "talking Mary" and "talking Rosary" we have had so little traffic in two key Marian Documents that we have On-Line: Mary, the Mother of Jesus, is unquestionably co-Redemptrix and Mediatrix of All Graces and Mary, is unquestionably the Mother of God to anyone who believes in the Most Holy Trinity.

We have great respect for those who do not understand the Catholic teachings (actually: Realities) of the Divine Motherhood of Mary and the Eucharistic Presence of Jesus, since thair position is due to the fact that they have not been taught those realities; however, but for the Catholics that all they do is "talk Mary", "talk Rosary" and "talk Eucharistic Presence", although we assidiously pray for their conversion, we have great difficulty "swallowing them".

Could it be that we are "catching" something from Heaven? Something like:

But because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold, not hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth. [Apocalypse 3:16]

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