These are the attributes the saints possessed; not always perfectly, but it was their path and goal. For them, spiritual direction played an important role to keep their focus on God and not to let the world rob them of peace.
The journey to sainthood begins with taking steps to a deeper spiritual life. Do the next thing, such as going to adoration, more Scripture reading, finding a spiritual director, or receiving the sacraments more often. It’s not a matter of adding everything all at once, but rather committing to do more.
To find more about spiritual direction, I recommend, Navigation the Interior Life, Spiritual and the Journey to God by Dan Burke. It is a powerful guide to understanding spiritual direction.
All the trappings of our culture are very powerful lures that ultimately rob us of our peace. Filling up with the things of God, pushes out those other things that leech away our the peace that Christ gave to us.
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