Trusted pastoral leader and guide Linda Perrone Rooney challenges readers to live as disciplesactively putting into practice the values, behaviors, and teachings of Jesus. With exceptionally graceful prose, Rooney walks readers through the gospel, moving from understanding to transformationfrom head to heart to actioncombining the intellectual and spiritual ahas that impel us to follow Christ more intentionally. Rooney eloquently describes eight scripturally based steps that lead readers to a change of heart: surrender oneself daily, live as a blessing, overcome violence, give for the right reasons, pray like Jesus, see the good in others, offer compassion and healing, and live without fear. A lively mix of meditative and practical explorations, the text includes chapter questions, journaling, prayers, and guides for action. Walking the disciples path is a tall order, a difficult pursuit, and a radical blessinga realization that Christians need and that Rooney helps them internalize.