Can you see how the Gift of Counsel is an exchange of love? The Holy Spirit leads us to goodness by helping us follow God’s moral law. We respond in love by following His commands and promptings.
This Catholic Life article, gives us tips on how can we live the Gift of Counsel in our everyday life:
• Learn more about the moral law and the moral teachings of the Church. Learn how they help us to live a more fully human life and how they help us to follow the two Great Commandments of love.
• Pray for a deeper appreciation of the moral law as a sign of God’s love for you.
• Make turning to the Holy Spirit a habit whenever you struggle to know what is right in a particular situation.
• Pray that the Holy Spirit would lead you beyond simply avoiding the “big sins.” Pray for a thirst for excellence, selfless love and holiness.
Today, I pray that you and I will receive a greater share in this beautiful gift of counsel. Let’s recognize God’s great love in giving us the moral law, accept His invitation to return His love by following His commandments, even to the point of sacrifice.