Yes .. the Holy Spirit works in our lives and He is constantly working in me . .. Its a lovely experience altogether. The Holy Spirit causes our heart to be aligned with Him.
No way do i think or must think its on our own merits .. deffo its the work of The Holy Spirit Living in Me. Blessed be The Name of our God who continuously works to perfect us. All i can say is a Thank you with a Grateful heart and Be Still and Know that He is God.