Glory to the New Born King…. in All It’s Unexpected

Would you look for the Savior of the world as a teeny little baby laying in a barn?? Unexpected is sort of God’s specialty and a few things I learned about the story of Mary and Jesus’ life this year really has reminded me that His ways are not our own ….. unexpected is exactly where we find God working! … More Glory to the New Born King…. in All It’s Unexpected

The Tricky Part of Joy

This time of year the word Joy is seen often… but it is not just about happiness for the season. Joy is happiness in all circumstances, so “Joy to the World” is not because it is all happy… it is that Jesus is joy that came to a broken world full of mess…. it can exist in joy thanks to Him. My word of 2020 was joy and it is given me one more chance to try and choose it in the MESS of our Christmas. … More The Tricky Part of Joy

Unexpected Blessing

It was Thanksgiving 2018 and Danny and I were trading in the normal Heppes Thanksgiving for hockey holiday going to a tournament in Pittsburg where we would stay with some of our favorite friends. My family was trading in normal holiday in Haley court for a mountain retreat. As it turns out we spent Thanksgiving … More Unexpected Blessing