Life in the Spirit

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“Ours is not a journey born of having many possessions, but from having encountered a Person, Jesus, in our midst. It is born from knowing that with Him we are never alone, even at difficult moments, even when our life’s journey comes up against problems and obstacles that seem insurmountable, and there are so many of them! And in this moment the enemy, the devil, comes, often disguised as an angel, and slyly speaks his word to us. Do not listen to him! Let us follow Jesus!”  (Pope Francis Homily, March 24, 2013)

 

The Roman Catholic Church recognizes twelve fruits of the Holy Spirit: charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, long-suffering, humility or gentleness, fidelity or faithfulness, modesty, continence or self-control and chastity.

The fruits manifest the gifts operating in and through us, and the vices are traits of Satan and his demons.  Spirituality is like a rainbow with God and Satan on opposite extremes. We should move consistently towards God, because He seeks our salvation and Satan our damnation.

“Deliver us from evil” is in the Lord’s Prayer. When a spirit approaches you say “Jesus” and “Mary, mother of Jesus,” and observe the spirit’s reaction to determine its good or evil nature.

 

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Click the following link to retrieve ate article Discernment.

 

https://meditationsoncatholicism.blog/2014/06/10/discernment-good-and-evil-spirits/

 

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