In those who are advancing from good to better,
the good Spirit moves the soul peacefully,
calmly, gently: The evil spirit moves the
soul roughly, confusedly, violently.
“Learn of Me, for I am meek and humble of heart,
and ye shall find rest for your soul.” Matthew 11:29
Wherefore, we acquire virtue the better, and the more perfectly, not in proportion as our natural disposition is yielding, but in proportion as our co-operation is more efficacious: we reach a more pure and more solid virtue, not by reason of the fewness of natural repugnancies we feel, but by means of the more generous acts of the will, which…