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Recent Heaven Stories

two little girls playing in a creek

In this excerpt from Dreams of Angels, a grieving daughter begs God to help her see her alcoholic mother in a new light.

by Lou Dean


A photograph of the sky over a church reveals more than just clouds.

by Colleen Hughes

Actual photo of author's friend, Kevin.

Even with my doubts, I knew my best friend would always be with me…

by John DeFiora
, Asbury Park, New Jersey

close-up of a man in a tank top and running shorts.

A heavenly stranger saved her life that summer vacation.

by Janice Rice


Rachael and Jack

Her young son was nervous about undergoing a chest X-ray, but a surprise visit allayed his fears.

by Rachael Fabanich-McBride
, Beaver, Pennsylvania

Harry was telling me he was proud of me and all the work I’d put into my land. A message I heard loud and clear, thanks to a golf ball hit straight from heaven.

by Diana Aydin

gorgeous photo of lotus flowers blooming

Nature can teach us many lessons, but one of the most important is this...

by Norman Vicent Peale


An artist's rendering of Wanda's boys with a trio of angels, beckoning Buddy

A heavenly vision gave her the strength to say good-bye.

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Boy's hand held reassuringly.

A mother recalls a time when a group of children from the other side helped her and her son through a health crisis.

by Natalie Hullander
, Mt. Holly, North Carolina

Jesus prayed. And showed by his prayers what prayer can be: direct, simple, honest and passionate. Here's help, in Jesus's own words.

by Rick Hamlin

Scott Stephens poses with the board that is missing a shark-shaped chunk.

He thought it was a harbor seal. He was wrong. It was a shark. And it attacked. Now he had just minutes to live

by Scott Stephens
, Manila, California

Elizabeth Peale Allen

Scripture and tips to help you find gratitude even in difficult times.

by Elizabeth Peale Allen
, Pawling, New York

Assistant editor Daniel Kessel explains how twin girls, diagnosed with a rare syndrome in the womb, survived thanks to an unexpected complication.

by Adam Hunter

monarch butterfly on a woman's hand.

Whenever I struggle in life, a butterfly will magically appear out of nowhere. It happened again today.

by Maddie Merrifield
, Duxbury, Massachusetts

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