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Heavenly Angels

In the Bible, heavenly angels often
bring good news—it was an angel
that told Mary she would give birth
to Jesus and angels that 
heralded 
his birth. It was an angel at the tomb
who told of Christ's resurrection.

Heavenly angels—archangels,
guardian angels, cherubim and
seraphim—take many forms. They 

can appear in dreams, be a voice you
suddenly hear 
speaking your name,
arrive as a patch of sun breaking 

through the clouds, bringing comfort when
you need it most.

 

Recent Heavenly Angels Stories

An artist's rendering of Helen's vision of angels on a staircase

The grand dome of the basilica opened up and revealed a vision: A glorious white-gold staircase shimmered into view, spiraling down from the infinite beyond.

by Helen Walker
, Denver, Colorado

Palm trees covered with snow

She longed for a snowy holiday like she and her father had enjoyed years ago in Wisconsin. Not a chance in Southern California, though...or was there?

by B.J. Taylor
, Huntington Beach, California

A golfer snowglobe

She longed for a sign from her departed husband, a man who loved golf. He came through in the clutch.

by Joy Kapsala
, Sun City West, Arizona

Illustration of a meteor shower in the night sky.

In this excerpt from His Mysterious Ways, a meteor shower shines a light on a desperate job seeker.

by Rose T. Zeilman
, Jacksonville, Florida

A yellow rose

The bloom was meant to remind him of his departed mother, and it certainly fulfilled its purpose.

by Michael Wartella
, Abingdon, Virginia

“Liberation of Saint Peter” (1665-1667) -- an angel takes Peter by the hand

The evangelist Luke recounts heavenly mysteries in two books of the Bible, and angels play a key role.

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, New York

A fisherman in yellow waders extends a large fish to the viewer.

Still days away from payday, she had no food left to feed her family—until a fisherman she'd never met appeared on the scene.

by Diane Crawford
, Selden, New York

Bessie and Rose in 1937

All the Johnsons knew the story of that night in 1935 when little Rose fought for her life while a storm rolled across the Texas Panhandle

by Rose Foster


An illustration of a bearded angel strolling through a blackberry patch

With her brother sinking in quicksand and no one around to help, she was thrilled to see the old man coming their way. But why was he moving so slow?

by Alice Brawner
, Southfield, Michigan

An angel is delighted by opening a small treasure chest that holds a waterfall.

Life can be like a treasure hunt, but you have to be willing to start looking.

by Kelly Gallagher
, Troy, New York

September 11 memorial

He desperately searched for a way out of the darkness that tragic day.

by Tom Mylott
, Deer Park, New York

ambulance with lights flashing speeding down the highway

A mother's worst nightmare turns into a miracle thanks to a heavenly healing hand.

by Debbie Mosher
, Manassas Park, Virginia

A gorgeous shot of a cloud filled sky at sunrise
Listen as the two popular vocalists team up for an inspiring performance of a song of prayer, hope and faith.

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


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