Thank you Bruce for this message which reminds us no matter how we feel, whether close or far from God, the Lord is ALWAYS WITH US. An Italian lady used to say to me “I don’t come to Mass for the priest, I come for Jesus!” We were noticing that a certain amount of people were no longer attending the Church but had gone elsewhere. There were quite a number of Italians who could not understand the homilies nor sometimes what the priest was saying, yes he did speak both English and Italian but in a rather hurried manner and… Read more »
For several years I suffered from very severe depression. Prior to that I had developed the practice of attending daily mass and it brought me great joy. When I was suffering from depression I continued this practice, going through the motions so to speak. I felt nothing – no peace, no joy, no sense of closeness or belonging but I continued because I knew that He was there even though I had no emotional connection. I firmly believe that it was that faithfulness that stopped me from committing suicide because I was very close to that decision a couple of… Read more »
Very helpful, Bruce!
Loved this message today- thank you Bruce
Thanks for the message today Bruce. Its so so important to make space for Jesus in our lives. Jesus changes all things within me if I give him space to interact in my inner. Thanks Bruce