"Our battle is not against human forces but against the principalities and powers, the rulers of this world of darkness, the evil spirit in regions above." (Ephesians 6:12)
Yes, we are continually at spiritual war. It is a never-ending conflict for peace, "the peace of Christ which surpasses all understanding."
So, how does one gain this "pearl of great price"?
Anastasia Crosswell at Southern Catholic Convert has found a plan for winning this life-long conflict.