Many people have heard of Mattie Stepanek the "Heartsong Boy", been touched by his message of peace, or been inspired by his poetry. Few have heard the incredible story of his life, or seen behind the scenes to know the incredible struggles and joys this young man went through. Messenger: The Legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek and Heartsongs written by Mattie's mother, Jeni tells the amazing story of Mattie's life and work as a peacemaker.
Even though Mattie passed away just short of his 14th birthday, his impact on the world has been incredible. This book describes Mattie's hopeful and loving outlook on life, in spite of insurmountable obstacles. Jeni Stepanek writes with love and passion about her son's closeness to God and his overwhelming desire to take God's message of peace, love, and playfulness to all people. We read of Mattie's relationships with his family, his friends, and celebrities. What this one boy accomplished with so few material resources and so little time is astonishing and motivating.
Full of sadness, hilarity, and inspiration Messenger will encourage and inspire you to share your Heartsong with the world.