The nuns always called kneeling or sitting in the church or chapel: ‘paying a visit’. It is calming, inspirational and insightful, as you found. Thanks for reminding us.
Thank you Bruce
Thank you Bruce, your talk on prayer was especially powerful for me.
I am a person who wants and needs to pray but always feel that I need to be saying something significant or profound. I will in future just stop the chatter and just try to be in his presence
Beautifully put Bruce and something we all should strive to do regularly…Raymond
Affirming what I know so well. Thank you, Bruce!! Maureen
Thank you so much. This has really helped me.
Help me lord to aways be in your present Amen
Many years ago I was filling God in on all that was going on in my life and I received the following “Be present to the Presence of God who already is within you” This changed my way of praying. I still pray my formal prayers and then spend time being present to my God.
Thank you Bruce …. You so beautifully put into words what I experience in adoration ….and it’s addictive I find myself drawn to this little chapel over and over again … Sometimes twice a day …Where I feel His love and presence so deeply … God Bless you
Thank you Bruce, these last couple of days have certainly been very inspirational
Beautiful, just what I needed to hear today, God Bless
I haven’t commented before but today Bruce, the message in your words, really touched me.
I am struggling with a loss in faith in the Catholic Church as an institution, but still feel the presence of God in my life and know he still holds me near.
I have struggled in prayer of late but now I feel comfortable knowing I can just sit.
Love your work, Bruce; God bless you and yours xo
Thank you Bruce, I am going to change my way of praying. Just sit in His presence and say here I am to keep You company.
This silence before the Presence…..is the space I give to GOD….it is from this deep place I am filled with the living water that Jesus promised is for everyone. I am so grateful for His call into relationship to know He is always here for me to discover…always as though for the very first time…This space-time always ends in praise and thanksgiving.
Thank you Bruce for your timely helpful message and prayer. Often I find myself lost for words in prayer, unable to articulate my feelings and to come up with something intelligent to say.Thank you for the simple yet powerful solution; just to sit in the presence of our God and just ask the Lord to transform me. This I will do!
Thankyou Bruce, I will share this with my meditation group.
Thank you Bruce for reminding me that God knows everything and all I need to do is spend time with Him in silence. God bless you.
Wow, Bruce, so powerful. My sins and my struggles, mankind’s sins and struggles, are already known by our Loving God. So grateful to know a glimpse of such Powerful Love. The Abbey on St. Bernard’s grounds in Cullman, Alabama, is such a place. St. Bernard also houses the Ave Maria Grotto established and built by Brother Joseph. The Shrine is such a Holy Place. I am fortunate to have grown up close to it. Jesus, Jesus, Jesus.
As I sit in silence awaiting Your call, I feel Your Loving kindness within me, I marvel in the stillness
of your presence the wonderful gifts that You have shared with me, You Love permeates through
the stillness as you grow in Gods Love.
Thank you Bruce.. Your narratives has been most explanatory. . I really have learned much from you.
Thanks Bruce. Very well said. To be present in your presence.
Lord help me to be present in your presence. Amen.
Thank you Bruce and your Team.
This msg is so meaningful, giving me new insight for times of not knowing what to say and how to pray.
Thank you Bruce for this inspiring message today. I have always felt inadequate in what to say for so much is going on in my head at one time when I try to pray. Now I will just do as you said and sit in a private, quiet place before my crucifix and offer myself up to the Lord.
Thank you for reminding me about prayer and Almighty God.
I do this every morning but sometimes it’s not easy to not think! But Oh the ways God makes his presence known!
Clearing the mind ! Allow the Holy Spirit to be with you in God’s presence
Thanks Bruce I will treasure this advice always. God really works thru you to reach out to us all. God Bless you.
pray for me
Thank you God for loving me. Help me to learn this new way of prayer, to put myself in your presence without saying nothing. YOU know everything that is in me. This was lovely, thank you Bruce, May God bless you always
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