Two degrees by the grace of God... spiritual aspects


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plans succeed when advisors are many. Let’s say a person received a B.A. in Spanish at age 26 in 2001. Let’s say a person became a registered nurse in 2008 at 33 years old. Let’s say a person can work as a nurse in Alaska for good wages. The upside of nursing in AK may include resources for works of mercy and Matt. 25. The downside of AK may include social isolation, social life challenges, esp. if the 43 year old person never received the sacrament of matrimony. The upside of working more very much south El Paso, Laredo type areas may be some Spanish on the job. The downside of working in El Paso or Laredo may be a notch lower wages (comparatively) than AK. Biblically or spiritually … Matt. 25 final judgment resources for works of mercy related to AK. …with el paso or laredo living there may be biblical Gospel aspect of developing one’s talents. // [[[ related to the book by scanlan God’s choice … there is a question on the decision making worksheets about consistency … is the present proposition consistent with earlier calls. so an earlier call could be considered God allowing one to get a degree in Spanish.


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I found reading this very interesting, have you a plain English version?

Just for clarity I mean.


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Catechism

798 The Holy Spirit is "the principle of every vital and truly saving action in each part of the Body."247 He works in many ways to build up the whole Body in charity:248 by God’s Word “which is able to build you up”;249 by Baptism, through which he forms Christ’s Body;250 by the sacraments, which give growth and healing to Christ’s members; by “the grace of the apostles, which holds first place among his gifts”;251 by the virtues, which make us act according to what is good; finally, by the many special graces (called “charisms”), by which he makes the faithful "fit and ready to undertake various tasks and offices for the renewal and building up of the Church."252

799 Whether extraordinary or simple and humble, charisms are graces of the Holy Spirit which directly or indirectly benefit the Church, ordered as they are to her building up, to the good of men, and to the needs of the world.

800 Charisms are to be accepted with gratitude by the person who receives them and by all members of the Church as well. They are a wonderfully rich grace for the apostolic vitality and for the holiness of the entire Body of Christ, provided they really are genuine gifts of the Holy Spirit and are used in full conformity with authentic promptings of this same Spirit, that is, in keeping with charity, the true measure of all charisms.253

801 It is in this sense that discernment of charisms is always necessary. No charism is exempt from being referred and submitted to the Church’s shepherds. "Their office [is] not indeed to extinguish the Spirit, but to test all things and hold fast to what is good,"254 so that all the diverse and complementary charisms work together "for the common good."255


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