This is another of my favorite columns, as I think it gives a pretty clear explanation of how we often misconstrue things that are truly and accurately told us…how we confuse our own expectations with God’s promises. If we could learn, with the Psalmist, to “be still and know that I Am God,” – as he was told by the Almighty we would learn to wait for Him in real trust.
Sometime over 15 years ago I told my priests that my angel had told me that when the Storm set in, the most important power satan would have is that of deception, that is, the power to lead people into rebellion by actively mimicking a sort of pious orthodoxy. For many decades leading up to the period of ‘the rumblings,’ his most important power was seduction – to persuade people that objective good was actually evil and objective evil a positive good. The rumblings began in 2000 – and during their brief period (about a decade), I reported, satan’s most important power would be that of terror – which would manifest itself as large-scale institutionalized terror. We have entered the period when deception is the primary tool. As usual with things I am told, it is taking some turns I had not expected.
I am rather baffled why the death…
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