Bird Angels

Recent Bird Angels Stories

An artist's rendering of an angel on the rooftop of a house

They'd already had to spring for three new roofs in four years, and another Oklahoma hailstorm was bearing down on them.

by Dewayne Parish
, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Wanda Rosseland at the wheel of a tractor

On the farm, a baby bird had an important lesson to teach about long days and hard work. 

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Katie Bailey Randolph and her husband, Pete

An oversized bird's persistent attention made her feel that she was being sent a message.

by Katie Bailey Randolph
, Rockwood, Tennessee

An artist's rendering of a pair of evening grosbeaks on a window sill

How would her father feel about someone new at her mother's side? A pair of winged creatures brought the answer.

by Celin Wood
, Painted Post, New York

An artist's rendering of a baby bird bathing in a small ceramic dish

Squirt was always there to lift her spirits.

by Linda Wagner
, St. Peters, Missouri

An artist's rendering of a young man bending down to a red-winged blackbird

From walks in the woods to the busy streets of Manhattan, birds intrigued his late mother. Him, too.

by Marcus M. Silverman
, New York, New York

An artist's rendering of Ann's bird messengers

Waiting for a sign that her departed mother was at peace, she received a flock of them.

by Ann Heuer
, Lewiston, New York

An artist's rendering of an young angel in a birdhouse

Mother’s Day was always bittersweet for her, but new and unlikely family members eased her burden.

by Brenda Young
, Defiance, Ohio

An artist's rendering of a cardinal perched on a snow-covered birdbath

Her husband had always talked to cardinals. Was he talking to her now from the afterlife through a persistent red bird?

by Dorothy Crawford
, Houston, Texas

Jeff Guidry nuzzles Freedom the eagle

A man, a bird and the faith that healed them both.

by Jeff Guidry
, Monroe, Washington

Jennifer's painting of a cardinal, with a pink ribbon in its beak

A cancer survivor's angelic bird paintings become an expression of gratitude for all of the angels in her life.

by Jennifer Collins
, Malvern, Ohio

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