Every religion, every culture, has some version of these. These are moral principles. These are the natural laws of love. Love does not kill, love does not bear false witness, love does not commit adultery. (Not real love) Remember “Love the purpose of life is the willing of good of the other person.”
To answer that question you must use your heart, the center of your soul as the teacher.
Culture tells us to measure a person’s worth by his job or his wealth or by his contribution to society or by how young and handsome and healthy he is. But your heart your inner critic says no. You have to listen to your heart.
Your heart tells you that the meaning of life is love.
“Love ,Joy and Peace” is not just a greeting on a Christmas card, but it is certainly the deepest desire of the human heart. Love, the true concern for the well-being of the other person will bring you true joy in your heart. True joy your charitable action and prayers will bring you peace to your soul.
The fruits of the Spirit are perfections that the Holy Spirit forms in us as the first fruits of eternal glory.
The traditional fruits of the Holy Spirit. There are 12 traditional fruits of the Holy Spirit, some which overlap the biblical list:
[Gal. 5:22-23, Latin Vulgate]
The Bible’s fruits of the Holy Spirit.There are nine biblically-based fruits of the Holy Spirit as given by St. Paul in his letter to the Galatians: “
Please note that while the Cathechism of the Catholic Church lists 12 fruits, you will only find 9 in the modern versions of the Holy Bibles. The Latin Vulgate (Latin translation of the Bible circa 382) states 12 fruits.
“Like a warm blanket wrapped around my Soul!”
These are some personal testimonies of mine that describe the fruits of the Holy Spirit.
The Holy Spirit Frees Us
The holy Spirit frees us from or chains of our attachments, the wealth that turns our heart to material things, the pleasures that weaken our will, and pride that caries us above ourselves. This is the first consolation of the Spirit the consolation of freedom.
Why would any of these things matter if we “Seek first the kingdom of God”?
The troubles of this earth, the shadows of life and the pains in our body do not matter if we have God in our soul. The consolation that makes us forget the troubles of life, or least wrap them in the splender of celestial happiness is the consolation of the union with God’s Love.
The Holy Spirit gives usconsolation of Hope. The Holy Spirit gives us the hope in the inheritance of eternal life in heaven with God. We rejoice in our hope not only because we trust in God, but also because we carry with us the guarantee of its fulfillment.