I absolutely loved this Bruce. Yes we all pray for our families to come back to the Lord and your message today was enlightening. Let us be the window through which God shines his light in our families. His powerful light will do it all in them. Thank you this is a powerful and consoling truth. God bless you.
I agree with all these responses. A great message Bruce. Thank you. It isn’t always easy being the God person amongst one’s family & friends. Only with Gods Grace are we strong. 🙏
Well said Colleen!
Well said Colleen, I agree this was a powerful messages!
Thank you so much for bringing us this message in these words. I also desperately want to see my kids and grandchildren to come back to faith. And so often, I feel I failed them. But I have come to trust God and forgive myself because God forgave me and does love them far more than I am able. Bless your ministry Bruce. Thank You Father that I can trust You totally.Amen.
I totally agree with you Leonie especially that I have failed my family by not forcing them to go to Church when they were in their teens. Now I believe God will work to get them back to Him in his own time.
God and all of us praying are a mighty force.
Hi, Bruce and ministry team, What a great message. You hit the nail on the head with your statement on the younger generation questioning what and why we believe in God. Also when trouble comes they are the one’s who will ask for your prayers 🙏 which is a beautiful way to then reach out and further plant the seed of faith and to show God’s love and forgiveness by accepting the request. I often feel very humbled to be the mediator, and who knows once the seed is planted, it quite often grows later on in life. God’s blessings… Read more »
Wowsers Bruce! you made this mamma shed a tear of what I needed to hear, every word resonated in my soul!..Let go Let God…So many times I’ve heard that phase & tried to let go, but! there always was a hidden BUT!! Thank you so much, I hope & pray that I can be that person for my family & friends.
Thank you for this morning’s message. It teminded again that God is in control and that He will take care of all the things I can’t. Also not to make a god out of troublesome situations! Thank you for reminding me that God is in me! This lenten journey helped me so much. Thank you!
What a blessing today’s video was. A gift indeed.I felt it speaking to me. Reassuring me that God loves my non Catholic husband of 52 years as well as my children and grandchildren. I will continue to pray for them but trust in his love for them and for me. Thank you Bruce. God bless you and your family. xox
This is another confirmation for me, I’ve heard a message in the week where the pastor said” You be like Jesus, and let God be God. Thank you Bruce.
Thank you Bruce for the wonderful and meaningful message . Needed to hear this . God bless you .
To help to spread the gospel and to thank you for all your prayers
Good morning. Thank you! God bless and keep you safe.
Thank you Bruce you one in a million God choose you
thank you for this Lenten series of messages but especially for this one today. I will continue to pray but I do will do so knowing God has them in his hand
Today Bruce you were talking directly to me about our children and grandchildren not going to church. It was most inspiring that I will keep rereading it over and over again until it sinks into my heart. God bless you and your team.
Another great message. I look forward to each day getting closer to God. My heart is full!!
Another splendid message thanks for your inspiration Brother!
Thank you Bruce you have been a great inspiration for me during this lent with your talks. I pray God will continue to inspire you and guide you. I Thank all also your wife Rosemary and all your team. I pray o God to bless them all.
Thank you Bruce, this is my first time writing here! Your talk today on our children and grandchildren was wonderful, I have been doing it right! I found a prayer that says almost your words this morning and that’s what I pray to leave them in His hands! You made it so much clearer for me! God Bless your excellent work Bruce!
Thank you for talking about the truth of our love and concern for our families. My faith gets me through all the changes in life that we All experience. Trusting in the Lord’s presence in my life, for me, is essential to a healthy body, mind and spirit.
Thank you for your wonderful talk today, Bruce. I’ve often prayed for my sons to return to the church. I have come to learn and accept that I need to let them find their own way to God. I pray for them every day, and like how you are the presence of God for others. I am certainly going to think about this way of being. God bless ❤️🙏
Wow… your words are a gift from God. I get it! Love and trust the Lord above all. It is beautiful to put God’s love for my kids and grandkids above my own. TY.
Thank you Bruce. Four of my children and their children are away from the church. I pray they come back. We will all be together this Easter and I was hoping I would have some special message for them to return. I think you’ve given me that message. Thank you. God bless you and you’re family.
What a powerful message ! It so touched my heart and spoke to my greatest concern! Thank you, Bruce! I needed to hear that!
Thank you Bruce for helping me to look at my yearning for a united family in such a different way. I have pleaded with GOD for all of my family to be working together towards the kingdom but we are not all unified in our beliefs. You have helped me sort out my job. Thank you. Blessings
Thank you Bruce for all that you do. May God continue to Bless you abundantly in your Ministry & all you staff for the remarkable work of God.
Very excited to receive the prayer book!
Your talk today really touched my heart. I feel you really shed light on what many of us are feeling. Thank you for your words of wisdom. I will leave it to God.
So true – I had a 50 year gap in my faith life until, at a moment of need, God called. It was some months until I realised what had happened, but I am now back in a relationship with God. God will work in our sons and daughters and our grandchildren when he sees the optimum moment. We can leave it to him. And, now, I have a line to take out of my morning prayers. I will trust him.
You speak Truth and there is only one Truth😉. We will definitely pray and continue to thank Him for working behind the scenes so to speak! God has a “Way” of having His own way🤗. His Word says He will give us the desires of our heart when it lines up with His Will! And He wants none to perish!trust in Him and relax… be filled with joy as He works His plan out for each of us! Go Bruce,🙌 slay the dragons of despair and hopelessness👍💕, bring peace joy and laughter instead!
Sandie, you’re so right!! My three sons, (men) went to Catholic school for 12 years, one of them 4 years of Catholic College too. I know they have God in their hearts! 💙💙💙 And that God loves each of them! Right now none of them are going to church except the youngest one, who is getting married in July. The older two are married, (15yrs) & (12yrs)one is a Police Officer, and the other is a Fireman/Paramedic. They both wear their St. Michael’s medal.🙏🏼 The youngest is a H.S.Teacher and is very stressed! I pray for them always. There are… Read more »
We are in it to win it! He will not disappoint us! Ever! 🙏peace , joy and laughter!
I’m so glad you touched this subject. I thought I was the only one that felt this way….Thank you Bruce
Hi Bruce, thank you for these Lenten talks. I was looking for somethin different this Lent, that I could do on my own in the quietness of my own home and I found you through my church Bulletin. You struck a chord many times during these talks but today’s talk is what many of us needed to hear The constant worry about our children not going to church. I think we can now let go and leave it to God sometimes you just need to hear it from someone. Your talks have been inspiring and I look forward to listing… Read more »
Thank you, Bruce. I I’ll try o turn over my requests of my children to return to the faith. Two of my 3 married and now participate in different Christian Faiths.
Foundation matters and we should have faith and trust God in everything, parents should always pray with their children till they get to the age of leaving the house and then leave everything to God, God will always see us through, all we need is to love God and trust him. Thank you Bruce for your work 🙏
Good day Bruce I am so pleased in this journey of Lent, it has taught me a lot. I would like the book please and please let me know the cost.
God bless you.
Dear Zandile, There is no cost as such, we ask if you can give a donation towards the Ministry so more people can be reached and others can receive this book too. If you go to the Brucedownes.org/book the Personal Prayer book will come up with the cost of production and postage. May you be blessed by Praying and increasing your love for Our God through it.Gods blessings Rosemary
Thank you, Bruce. Your message today is exactly what I needed to hear. I pray everyday that my daughter will come back to her faith, even if it is not coming back to the Catholic Church. She is a kind and loving person and I have to trust God and His plan for her. I feel so much better after listening to you.
Thank you for this very powerful message. I place my trust in you, O Lord!
I will never be able to pray the Our Father the same any more. Now I know that Jesus gave it to me as a way to pray.
Oh WOW! Such a wonderful teaching! I am a mom who has children wandering in faith. I am letting it go and giving it all to our Father! Thank you, Bruce! Thank you!
“I carry the presence of God”-how powerful-God is with my family because I am there. What an AWESOME way to look at faith & how powerful my belief in God is. Thank you Bruce😊.
THANK YOU SO MUCH BRUCE for your inspiring devotion today with Gods help we can be the God person in our family & let our light shine TO GOD BE THE GLORY
Thank You Bruce for sharing your insight and wisdom. I am concerned for my children, I love my children and I pray everyday for their good health, strong faith, happiness and that God protect them and guide them. I thank you for helping me to surrender the guilt I feel that maybe I have done something wrong.
Please pray for Lorraine T. She fell and really got hurt. Thanks
Thank you Bruce. This message is something I needed to hear. God bless!
What a wonderful way to bring some peace of mind to those of us struggling with our chidren and grands not going to church. Thanks for the idea that it is ok for us to be the God person in the family and let God work in His own way!
Bruce today’s message was meant for me I am sure and has brought me great peace. Putting my trust in God is all I need some of my family are also the God people in my life as well. Looking back to where God has led them is amazing. Thank you God bless you.
I really enjoyed your talk today Bruce. Thank you and God Bless, ❤️❤️❤️
Thank you Bruce. My son does not believe in God. He is 31 brought up in the Catholic faith. I totally trust in God and that God loves my son and will in some way enlighten him. I now understand where my son gets his lack of faith and trust from your talk. I will always pray for him and never give up my love and faith in God
Thank you Bruce. I really liked this message today. I understand now I need to trust in God to love and take care of my children and grand children. I needed this. Now I will try to let Go and leave it to God. Thank you and God Bless
Thank you so much for this message tonight on praying for our kids & grandkids to come back to the faith & church. I have outdone myself praying this to God everyday & focusing on it. I now know , I don’t have to focus on this so much, because God is in me & I am the God person in my family, & He will take care of them because of His great love. I have to throw this in, that I love you & your wife’s accent. I think it helps me listen to your messages more better.… Read more »
Thank you so much 😊 I felt as if you were talking just to me today! I needed so badly to hear this 🙏
Forever Grateful to find you Bruce…🙏🙏