“There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in- that we do it to god, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible”- Mother Teresa.
It is the love, often selfless affection and dedication, as to a person or principle. Devotion is the source which gives you the kindness, zeal and power to decide and to do the best from your conscience. This holy word is not confined to a sing
Devotion is not like a lucky charm or protective amulet that the Catholic warrior uses as a magical weapon or defense against our satanic enemy. Instead, the assistance in our spiritual warfare comes from God and is called grace. The only Mediator with the Father is the Son - Jesus Christ. But we should also call upon mediators to Jesus Christ who is as holy as the Father and so we have primarily Our Lady, then St Joseph, and then the other saints and angels.