Knowing how to get the best out of Lent - 3rd March

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Carla Grace
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I am trying to be more understanding of others opinions & less judgmental.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Carla Grace
8 months ago

I feel that this Lent I am a much better Catholic.

Patti Grandolfo
Reply to  Carla Grace
8 months ago

♥️

Mary Anne Veite
Reply to  Carla Grace
8 months ago

Me too❤️

Lele
Reply to  Carla Grace
8 months ago

I feel the same way, I’m trying to be more tolerant and understanding 🙏🏾

Kathleen
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

It was a great talk this morning – very helpful to be encouraged to focus on the heart. I think too, that we also encounter our wounds and sometimes we need courage and grace to look at them and allow the Lord to come in there and bring healing to our hearts.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Kathleen
8 months ago

You are right.

Mary Elizabeth Gilbert Garapola
Reply to  Kathleen
8 months ago

Perfectly Said . Thank you 🙏

Wilma
Reply to  Kathleen
8 months ago

Kathleen, you said it so well. Praying for a change of heart from hurt to hope.

Patti Grandolfo
Reply to  Kathleen
8 months ago

Amen🙏

Christina
Reply to  Kathleen
8 months ago

Love this, you are right. Thank you

Esther
Reply to  Kathleen
8 months ago

Brilliantly said. Thank you.

Mary
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I realised that my Lenten journey is a chance to be ever mindful of God’s presence

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Mary
8 months ago

That’s how I also feel.

Sandie
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

👍🙏

Michele
Reply to  Mary
8 months ago

Thank you
That’s exactly how I feel too, being aware of Gods presence always and loving Him more everyday.

Mary
Reply to  Michele
8 months ago

Today I enjoyed this speech you make

Michele
Reply to  Mary
8 months ago

In love with Jesus
being transformed everyday to love others like Jesus
Thank you

Sandie
Reply to  Mary
8 months ago

Amen! How exciting! Deeper in love with Him and the increased ability to really love others!

Lele
Reply to  Mary
8 months ago

Amen 🙏🏾

Nanaruni
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Our faith and love of Jesus is evolving everyday.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Nanaruni
8 months ago

I believe that the Holy Ghost is inspiring me.

Sandie
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

Yes… He is doing that for each of us!!!🕊. Bring others to join!

Ana
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

8 years ago when I renewed my heart and today’s message made me reflect of who I have become thank you for sharing your wisdom God bless you always I am looking forward to the next days.

Kemp V.
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I loved how Bruce pointed out that the liturgical calendar is actually our worship calendar. And that Lent is not much about remembering things we already know but diving deeper into our relationship with God.

Gloria
Reply to  Kemp V.
8 months ago

Yes I agree

Mary Elizabeth Gilbert Garapola
Reply to  Kemp V.
8 months ago

Excellent. Well said!

Sandie
Reply to  Kemp V.
8 months ago

So rich and so beautiful!!

Brunie
Reply to  Kemp V.
8 months ago

Me to

john mcentee
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I ask you all to prey for my brother who was diagnose with stage 4 cancer this week and begins chemo today and my daughter who is hospital with a breakdown .I pray that the Lord looks after them Amen

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  john mcentee
8 months ago

I’ll do that.

john mcentee
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

thank you

Mary Elizabeth Gilbert Garapola
Reply to  john mcentee
8 months ago

HE Will look after your Mother!

Patti Grandolfo
Reply to  john mcentee
8 months ago

🙏🙏🙏

john mcentee
Reply to  Patti Grandolfo
8 months ago

thank you

Sandie
Reply to  john mcentee
8 months ago

We join you in prayer for peace and God will during your journey!.

Barbar
Reply to  john mcentee
8 months ago

Prayers

john mcentee
Reply to  Barbar
8 months ago

thank you

Marg
Reply to  john mcentee
8 months ago

May His grace give all.of you strength and fill you with His love. Prayers always!

john mcentee
Reply to  Marg
8 months ago

thank you

Tmc
Reply to  john mcentee
8 months ago

Prayers for your family

john mcentee
Reply to  Tmc
8 months ago

thank you

Suzy A.
Reply to  john mcentee
8 months ago

Covering your brother and daughter in prayer 🙏

Philomena Griffin
Reply to  john mcentee
8 months ago

I will keep them in my prayers .

john mcentee
Reply to  Philomena Griffin
8 months ago

Thank you so much Philomena God Bless

Barbara
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I love your lentil programme, today I have learnt to listen. and listen to learn. To have a change in all..

Valerie Lack
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

1. Learned that Lent is so much more than just a prelude to Easter. That the deeper meaning is to become more attuned to GOD. To weed out those imperfections which keep us from becoming closer to GOD.
2 The message confirmed, it also challenged
3 Address those areas, within, which are weak and tend to crumble when viewing crisis in the world and around about us
4 Reflecting on, how long it has taken to reach this point

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Valerie Lack
8 months ago

This is my first year with Bruce and his team and I have learnt so much in such a short time.

Valerie Lack
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

One of Bruce’s suggestions, that resonated with me ,was to have a little book to write your own prayers in. Also, little blessings which I find for example.
“ GOD, your will be done in me”

Jenni
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Want to be a deeper transformed person in GoD
Want to be a better me in all

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Jenni
8 months ago

awesome Prayer Jenni, May God Bless you this Lent. Rosemary

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Hi Bruce – This is my first year with you and I want to be on your mailing list every future Lent also. I am really inspired.

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

Glad that you are. May God do in your Heart all He has for you. Gods blessings Rosemary

Sandie
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

Anne, get Bruces book “90 Days of Renewal”, so beautiful and so led by the Holy Spirit!!! I call Bruce and His Wife and the entire team “a Priests best Friend!!!” Cause our Priests need others to bring an awareness and reinforce what the church teaches!

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Sandie
8 months ago

where do I get Bruce’s book?

Sandie
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

Just ask the ministry!!! 🤗

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

Dear Anne, you were enquiring about Bruces book- he has written a few- if you go to Brucedownes.org/store you will find them all listed there.
Thank you for your support. Praying for you, Gods blessings Rosemary

Ricky
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I am trying harder this Lent and hope that I will be able to last all Lent

E.R.B.
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Thank you.excellent message again today and very inspiring🙏

Peter
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Familiarity is not always a strength. I can reaffirm my relationship with Jesus even after much time has passed.

Patt
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I am continually feeling more challenged to did a bit deeper. Use to think “all or nothing” but now I have learned “baby steps” are ok. Don’t stay on the surface. This is my 70th Lent, aware of many, some not so good, striving to improve.

Michelle
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I agree that most of us older Catholics didn’t have much learning about catholism apart from the simple catechism they learnt as children and watching parents. I am trying to make an effort to learn from catholic radio and programs like yours, I involve my children too

Kathy
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Today I will try to be more in touch with my heart. I will be more understanding of others feelings. I feel so much closer to God after listing today and looking forward to tomorrow’s!

Mary
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Good Morning. To dig deeper into my heart and really try to change the negative thinking and concentrate on trying to have a more deeper lent than what we already know. Thank you.:)

Doris Valdez Rodriguez
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Even Jesus did 40 days of self examination
I’m not Jesus but self examination is necessary not just at Lent but everyday! Look at myself and ask who am I? Who do I want to be? Who does God want me to be? Am I even close? What do I need to do to get there?

Donna Vatcher
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

This one was very inlighting, I learned that some of my life long beliefs and judgements were and are taking me further away from God and Christ. Opened my eyes. I will strive this lent to be less judgemental. I will use prayer and self examination to do this.

Theresa Annie
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Following Jesus makes me smile❤️❤️

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Theresa Annie
8 months ago

Yes, it is wonderful.

Mily
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Blessings, I learned today how beautiful and merciful is God always giving us the opportunity to come to him specially during Lent. He will take us as we are and our hearts starts transforming. I thank Jesus every day for rescuing me.

Jenette
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Certainly gives food for thought

Catherine A Gorski
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

At the beginning of today’s devotional I, as a lifelong Catholic, would have said I have done many Lents, but after listening, I think I have given up soda, and treats, and done Rice Bowls, but this is my first Lent trying to truly work on a transformation and conversion to full will of God. Thank-you

Jennifer
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

That God loves us and wants us to love others ❤️

Naomi
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

This is my very first lent. I am already learning and anxious to learn more to be closer to God than ever before. Prayers appreciated

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Naomi
8 months ago

Me too.

Naomi
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

We are on this journey together!

Michelle
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Lost my Dad in December. I want more of a understanding of Lent and my place with God.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Michelle
8 months ago

Sorry to hear that.

Tish
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I have been praying that during this lent my heart would be softened. So thank you for reaffirming me today! May we all grow closer to Jesus during this lenten season. God bless.

Susan Breiding
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Conversion is a word I truly did not know the meaning of until I began to understand today. I always thought it meant change… being changed from one way to another way.. I began to see that it is actually an evolution and it does not happen all at once and it never ends if you are open to it. I have lived many Lents but I feel this is my first one. Excited for the journey.

Colette
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I have been praying for God to help me be less judgmental, opinionated, outspoken, and to soften my heart. I am focusing so much on this and am so thankful for this daily Lenten devotional to help me, guide me, and support me.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Colette
8 months ago

You are having the same problem that I am trying to get out or.

Michelle
Reply to  Colette
8 months ago

I am working on that as well.

Milli
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I love the simple way you explain things. It really helps a deeper understanding and desire to transform and feel the love of god.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Milli
8 months ago

So true.

beatrice ellegood
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

trying to open my heart to the word of God and not letting others influence me but i fine that hard when some just put their prombles on you

Lupe Singleton
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

A change of heart is definitely very important to love and be at peace with yourself to be able to love others as Christ loves us.

Margarita
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Yes to keep coming back to Jesus every lent . I talk to Him more each day plus pray. To give my heart to Him first and not lose this relationship by being kind, loving, patient and understanding.

Susan Moynihan
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

I can totally relate to the example you gave about being with your wife for so long and even though you both are older, you love her even more. My husband and I met at church youth group when we were 14 and 16 and now we’re in our mid 50’s and I feel the same about him. It gives me something to base how deep my feeling with God should be getting the more I communicate with Him. Thank you so much for that example.

Peggy Dembik
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

The message of true conversion truly hit home. Thank you.

Annette
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Have prayed for your family

Renee Strandloff
Reply to  Scott (ADMIN)
8 months ago

Thank you for opening my eyes I try to do better every day and stay in touch of God thank you

iris castle
8 months ago

I’m trying to be a better person

Antonia
Reply to  iris castle
8 months ago

I learn something every day the more you hear the better you be , you be happier you understand more
Love listening to you

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  iris castle
8 months ago

Me too.

Denise
8 months ago

Thank you Bruce for your daily devotion I enjoy it every day and learn from it.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Denise
8 months ago

So do I. Bruce, I want to get your book. Where and how do I get it.

Mary
8 months ago

A great introduction to your thinking, your way of seeing our faith as even more personal then the rituals we love. I look forward to more thought – reflection- provoking ‘talks’.

Milly Mazzei
8 months ago

Thank you for starting my day on the right foot God bless you

Victoria
8 months ago

My second day of my fist Lent , my I’m learning already. Plus in my 70s . Never to old eh. Thank you . Bless you and your family.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Victoria
8 months ago

Bless you too.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

Thank you Victoria.

Sandie
Reply to  Victoria
8 months ago

Be very blessed! I am 75 and this is my 60th Lent…love this time of year… so thankful for the awareness the Liturgical brings to our mind and hearts! Still teaching CCD and what joy being with the little ones who are so excited to learn all about Jesus!

Victoria
Reply to  Sandie
8 months ago

Oh Bless you Sandie.💕

Sandie
Reply to  Victoria
8 months ago

😉

Carol
Reply to  Victoria
8 months ago

Agree

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Victoria
8 months ago

Dear Victoria, yes we are never too old. Whats “old” anyway. We can be young at heart and I sense that you are. May God bless you and draw you more to Himself this Lent. This is Rosemary here- Bruces wife- and I am excited to see where God takes you and shows you this Lent. Gods blessings and much love Rosemary

Victoria
Reply to  BDCM Team
8 months ago

Thank you Rosemary. Watch this space 🤣

Amanda Roy
Reply to  Victoria
8 months ago

I just love that you are in your 70’s and are experiencing your first Lent. So wonderful. I hope the experience blesses you tremendously in ways you have yet to even imagine.

Victoria
Reply to  Amanda Roy
8 months ago

Thank you Amanda . Blessings to you.💖

Amanda
Reply to  Victoria
8 months ago

Thank you ☺️

Gayle
8 months ago

I have been “getting through” lent for years- enduring it😏
Now I’m going to try to change through it. Thank you 🙏

Kathleen
Reply to  Gayle
8 months ago

I can relate to your comment Gayle! What great tolerance and forbearance we thought we needed!! Thanks to Bruce, I believe there is also joy to be found in this season. Joy to all.

Gayle
Reply to  Kathleen
8 months ago

💞

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Gayle
8 months ago

Dear Gayle, how wonderful that you are not just going to “get through ” Lent any longer but be lead and drawn by Gods love for you. How exciting! May you be abundantly blessed Rosemary

Gayle
Reply to  BDCM Team
8 months ago

💞

Corina Iacobellis
8 months ago

Thank you so much Bruce for your daily devotion
You are a true inspiration
I look forward every morning listening to you
Which gives me more more a reason
To keep going and not to give up
In life
I want to a stronger connection with God our father
Which you are my tool
Godbless you and all your family
Please pray for me
Bless

Mary Elizabeth Gilbert Garapola
Reply to  Corina Iacobellis
8 months ago

Perfectly said !

helen
Reply to  Corina Iacobellis
8 months ago

such a blessing.to have Bruce Downes on our journey, what you wrote was perfectly said

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Corina Iacobellis
8 months ago

Yes we are praying for you Corina, May God bless you and draw you to Himself more this Lent. much love Rosemary

Sandy
8 months ago

Just beautifully said for the beginning of Lent! Thank you I just loved it!

Jean
8 months ago

Thank you Bruce. I haven’t listened to you for a while and I am enjoying our Lent journey. Today reminded me to be grateful for who I have in my life. 🙏

Heather
8 months ago

Thank you

Michele
8 months ago

I have been away from the church for many years. I have a yearning to come back, and wanted to feel safe as I eased back in. After listening to the message I am glad I made the decision to take the steps to re-enter this lent.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Michele
8 months ago

I’ll pray for you.

Heidi Guevara
Reply to  Michele
8 months ago

Welcome home. I was raised Catholic, I left the church and am now coming back. I always loved Lent and Easter was THE HOLIDAY. A real CELEBRATION.

Paula Collins
Reply to  Michele
8 months ago

Welcome home

John
Reply to  Michele
8 months ago

I too was away from the church for many years found my way back now a much happier person does my heart good to see husbands and wife and kids at church together God Bless

Elaine
8 months ago

I want to be more committed to Lent and deepen my relationship with God through prayer and good works. I want to be a better person.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Elaine
8 months ago

Me too.

Brunie
Reply to  Elaine
8 months ago

Me to

Thelma
8 months ago

I always ask God to forgive all my sins especially to my love ones, the disgusting words and thoughts that I made.I am deeply sorry for all my sins. Everyday I always ask God to forgive me. Do you think God has forgiven me? How would I know that God has forgiven me?

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Thelma
8 months ago

All you need to do is to make a good and sincere Confession.

Brunie
Reply to  Anne Prendergast
8 months ago

I feel much better if I confession, I feel very good when I come out there. And free 🙏🙏

Teresa Lane
Reply to  Thelma
8 months ago

Good has forgiven you!

Teresa Lane
Reply to  Teresa Lane
8 months ago

God has forgiven you!

DEBI LOVE-BALLARD
8 months ago

This will be my first Lent season and excited to grow closer to God during the next 40 days and beyond! Thank you for providing this devotional series! God bless! – Debi from South Carolina

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  DEBI LOVE-BALLARD
8 months ago

How wonderful that you are joining with us on this Lenten journey. Yes we all want to get closer to God, may God abundantly bless you in this season. much love Rosemary

Irene
8 months ago

I am grateful I decided to check this out

Pulane
8 months ago

Amen Bruce for the daily devotion.

Jill Mitchell
8 months ago

Such an exciting journey…. 🙏

Mary Y. Bimrose
8 months ago

I want this Lent to be most special..I want it to stand out for me….

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Mary Y. Bimrose
8 months ago

Mine is very special this year.

Gloria
Reply to  Mary Y. Bimrose
8 months ago

Me too more than ever most definitely

June Adolph
8 months ago

Lent is a time for change and look at oneself for a conversion and work on our spiritual journey

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  June Adolph
8 months ago

Thank you June for doing the Lenten journey with us. May God work in our hearts. much love Rosemary

Mary Elizabeth Gilbert Garapola
8 months ago

Marvelous

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Mary Elizabeth Gilbert Garapola
8 months ago

Thank you for your encouragement. Gods blessing to you Rosemary

Jeanette Crawford
8 months ago

Today’s message teaches me to not just go through the motions of Lent, but to really look into my heart and to be transformed within.

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Jeanette Crawford
8 months ago

Dear Jeanette, you’ve got it. Its all about Heart- Gods heart towards us and our heart towards Him. May we become closer to each other and our God this Lent. Gods blessings to you Rosemary

Vicky
8 months ago

Thank you, Bruce. I have been taking notes during your videos over the years and, more recently, the Heart videos, and have gathered many notebooks along the way. The notes are great for reflection at the end of the day.

Teresa Prior
8 months ago

I like the idea that Lent is a part of our continuing conversion; that conversion is not a moment but part of our continuing growth process. Jesus walks with each of us gently teaching, gently guiding, helping our hearts grow as he slowly heals us of the effects and inclination to sin, ever deepening our relationship with God, and he gives us great help and healing through the Church and his Sacraments.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Teresa Prior
8 months ago

I do too.

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Teresa Prior
8 months ago

Dear Teresa, Yes we are all on a continual journey of Conversion, of falling in love more with Jesus. May you especially be blessed this Lenten season. much love Rosemary

Mercia Xulu
8 months ago

Today’s message has brought me closer to Jesus Christ. I want to take my cross and follow him. I have Hope that I will overcome all the problems that I have.

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Mercia Xulu
8 months ago

I’ll pray for you.

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Mercia Xulu
8 months ago

Dear Mercia,with God we can overcome all of our problems. Praying for you on this Lenten journey. Gods blessings Rosemary

Catherine Phillips
8 months ago

This is my first Lent with Bruce. I want to be in a deeper understanding of God

BDCM Team
Admin
Reply to  Catherine Phillips
8 months ago

Glad you can join with us on this lenten Journey. Your words of wanting a deeper understanding of God is a prayer in itself. God will hear and answer this desire. Gods blessings Rosemary

Chisanga Marie
8 months ago

I have really blessed by this devotion

Diane
8 months ago

Hi Yesterday I had the bright spark idea to write on a sticker the word GOD. I then cut it out and stuck it on the bottom left of my phone. Every time I picked up or looked at my phone I saw the word God. This prompted me to pray in those few seconds of down time during the day and reminded me God’s presence was with me. What a wonderful day I had. Something so small impacted my whole day. Hope this encourages someone else out there who has a busy day or job. God is with us… Read more »

Stephen Hale
8 months ago

The continual ‘repent and believe ‘ is part of our daily walk with God and the working out of our salvation as it says in Phillipians. Praise God that we can walk this journey each day with Him and we are not on our own!

Sonia
8 months ago

Such a great way to start my day. I became a Christian when I was 14 years old and am now 64 years old ! In have never actually ‘done’ the Lent journey before. Gosh ! So glad I am doing it now. Feeling strengthened and renewed already. Love how you explain and then say it again. Gives me focus. Looking forward to tomorrow. Thank you

Ngozi Umedum
8 months ago

I am blessed by this message. What was most striking to me is that one may be observing lent as a routine without being transformed. This year’s lent shall be a transforming one for me. I would allow God to work in me and with me like never before.

AdJ
8 months ago

Thank you for all the messages and prayer promises I received form your team. I copied them all, pasted it on word and reading through it all through the course of the day. It makes me feel good just knowing that their are people out their praying for me. Thank you once again, i believe that we will all come stronger and healthier. Much love

Lesley
8 months ago

I find repetitive prayers like the Rosary very hard – so I am going to try and improve my attitude to this during Lent and try for a better understanding of the beauty of repetitive prayer.

deanna Francke
8 months ago
  1. Lent is about repenting & trying to be a better person.
  2. Trying to go deeper & deeper in our relationship with God.
  3. Look at fixing what I think are the imperfections in my life & trying to be the person God wants me to be.

May God Bless you, Rosemary & the team abundantly, it looks like this is going to be a fantastic journey.🙏

William Callaghan
8 months ago

another excellent video Bruce, thank you

Lenchia
8 months ago

Bless

Heather
8 months ago

Many thanks for you great teaching. Blessed be God forever.

Paula Bell
8 months ago

Hello Bruce I am enjoying the devotionals but I feel very unsettled and upset seeing the suffering and the return of the evil of war in Ukraine. Please add the needs of these people and for peace to your prayers. Thank you God Bless you, the ministry and your family

Anne Prendergast
Reply to  Paula Bell
8 months ago

Yes, it is terrible. I am also praying for the people in Ukraine.

Marcia
8 months ago

I like the idea of challenging what you believe, and looking at things in a new light. It makes me think about my opportunities to grow.

Anna
Reply to  Marcia
8 months ago

So grateful to have inspiration and thought provoking knowledge so deep in this season of Lent to refocus. Thank you for making this possible to enhance and enrich my Lent.

Helen
8 months ago

Thank you Bruce May God Bless you and your family

Marilyn Wilson
8 months ago

We also know that Mary Nagdalene was there and anointed his body.

Vicky Sullivan
8 months ago

Change of heart

Teresa Lane
8 months ago

I love that conversion and transformation is ongoing. I’m going through a rough patch at work and May lose my position. God is in this and I know that I need to surrender.

Kathy
8 months ago

Never thought of lent as a way to be closer to God. I really like that. Thank you

Valerie
8 months ago

Thank you Bruce for this special message for Lent!!! It is wonderful that you spoke about the verse in Mark 1: 15 ‘The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God is close at hand. Repent, and believe in the Gospel.’ The priest actually said those precious words ” Repent,and believe the Gospel” while he made the sign of the cross on my forehead with ashes! When I am in agreement the word ” Amen” pops out of my mouth. This is what happened last night which took the priest pleasantly by surprise! All the times I have participated in… Read more »

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Maddie
8 months ago

Trying to understand peoples feelings more. And understanding my own frustrations. Trying to keep God more in my mind.

Melanie
8 months ago

What I heard Bruce say today is that Lent is more about a change in our hearts than our actions. I am always challenged with “thy will be done” and want to journey toward Gods will…not my will…in this forty days of Lent.

Phyllis
Reply to  Melanie
8 months ago

Yes this was so good. “Change my heart oh God”

Diane
8 months ago

Help me to surrender dear Lord

Phyllis
8 months ago

Wow! So much to reflect on. I need to go back and listen to this again. Loved the heart/kingdom explanation.

Elizabeth
8 months ago

Thank you

Marci Valente
8 months ago

Praying for a deeper commitment this Lent with God’s help and all of you here. Thank you Bruce and team. God bless you all.💞🙏🕊