This term refers to humanity's loss of the grace of original innocence. Through original sin, we were deprived of the perfect integration of our bodies and our wills. Though human nature is still good, we struggle to choose God's will over our won.
the laws of God or society that protect us from abusing our free will and hurting ourselves or others
This gift from God includes the power of directing one's own actions without constraint. It makes possible the choice to love God.
Distractions or disordered desires within us that steer us away from choosing the good.
Reality as it is, apart from what we think or feel about it.
The ability to desire and choose good.