Picture this: A person, young or old, is practicing the faith yet naturally wants to grow in his or her relationship with Jesus and become closer to God. Can the faithful — or should they — turn somewhere for guidance?
They can. After all, didn’t Jesus send the disciples out two by two?
Saints like Teresa of Avila have said something in our nature necessitates external support for our development. She taught that God designed us on purpose to be dependent on others for our spiritual growth.
Spiritual directors or spiritual mentors can help us along this path. Even young people in college are proving they grow quickly in faith and more easily discern where God is calling them...READ MORE