Inexplicable

Recent Inexplicable Stories

A special service for a special person and not a growl to be heard.

by Diana Aydin

His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II and Diana Aydin's family

He decided to keep this little miracle quiet. But he had no doubt about the results of the election...

by Diana Aydin

close-up of a church pew

Arriving late for church was bad. Being the center of attention? Even worse.

by Laura Kaye
, New York, New York

A young man next to a taxi in Ecuador, 1961. Photo courtesy Found magazine.

Photos have a way of solving old mysteries or giving us a glimpse into the inexplicable, writes today’s guest blogger Daniel Kessel.

by Adam Hunter
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Reunited brothers Isaac Nolting and Dakotah Zimmer

Assistant editor Daniel Kessel tells the story of a coincidence that reunited long-lost brothers–and answered a mother’s prayers.

by Adam Hunter

The rear bumper of a red car with a Just Married sign on it

Her dealings with the DMV had been protracted and frustrating, but the payoff was very much worth it.

by Mallory Lindert
, Theresa, Wisconsin

A man in a blue shirt praying

Click through the images to read one heating repairman's humorous tale of receiving a heavenly assist in making a repair.


There are so many unexpected things in this world, so many mysteries and wonders...

by Edward Grinnan

surgeons in a hallway

I opened up my Bible searching for reassurance that everything would be okay.

by Patricia Hartmann
, Ojai, California

small girl playing the piano

The piano was a gift that kept on giving.

by Susan Dodd Atkinson
, Castle Hayne, North Carolina

Woman on the side of the road, using her cell phone beside a broken-down car.

We missed out on visiting a friend… but we got to help another one.

by Roxine Shields
, Silver Spring, Maryland

college roommates sitting on the lawn

The weekend before college and not a free dorm room in sight. What would their son do?

by Lois Wille
, West Valley City, Utah

close-up of a root beer float

The Steak ‘n Shake was an odd place for a memorial, but it’s what her brother would have wanted.

by Mabel Louise Caringer
, Stratford, Connecticut

illustration of a frantic woman making a phone call

My too-busy brain nearly ruined my volunteer group’s event. But someone had my back.

by Maureen Guffanti
, Vista, California

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