Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary
Active purification – This purification comes about as a result of the efforts of the soul (aided by the Holy Spirit) who seeks to purify itself from sins, vices, imperfections, and anything that would keep it from attaining holiness, union with God, and living a life that honors God and neighbor.
This Spiritual Dictionary Term is an excerpt from the Glossary of Dan’s book Navigating the Interior Life – Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God. To learn more, click here.
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