“God is spirit, and they who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth.” John 4:24

” The Counsellor, the Holy Spirit…will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.” John 14:26

When we realize that our sanctification and the apostolic effectiveness of our lives depend upon our correspondence with the motions of the Holy Spirit, we feel the need to ask him often to wash what is stained, water our dryness, heal our infirmity, enkindle our tepidity, and direct our straying steps, since we know that within us there are defects — lukewarmness, stains, areas which do not give the fruit they should because they are dried up, elements which are diseased, as well as little deviations which must be corrected.

We need too to ask for a greater docility, an active docility that leads us to welcome the inspiration and the touches of the Paraclete with purity of heart. In Conversation With God, Fernandez (1997)

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