From Magnificat: We are being led, not by nature, but by the Spirit, for we are indeed God’s children, and the Spirit inspires our own spirit to cry out in confidence: “Father, my dear Father”(cf.Rom 8:14-16). It is the Spirit who continually upholds our natural weakness with divine strength; who is always praying deep within us even when our hearts seem mute, uttering our own most authentic desires, desires that we hardly know we have. These are Jesus’ desires, formed and uttered in us as our very own by the Holy Spirit, the mutual love-exchange of Father and Son. Such prayer is infallibly heard (cf.Rom.8:26)……………….
by Sister Ruth Burrows, O.C.D.

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