Fast. Pray. Give.


Stop looking for encouragement and approval. Genuinely encourage and affirm someone else instead.


Take this quote to prayer today and listen to God's answer: "Real love is demanding. I would fail in my mission if I did not tell you so. Love demands a personal commitment to the will of God." (Pope John Paul II)


Let your child choose a huge stack of picture books (use that word "huge" when you ask her to gather them). Read them all to her today.

{note: If you're following along in your own copy of the Small Steps Companion Journal, you'll note that I've mixed things up here and there. Sometimes, a certain prompt won't work in my house on a certain day. So, I jump ahead or go back and pick one up. I'm endeavoring to do these with you!}