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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

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


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

operating room photo with three angelic lights in background

I was afraid because I didn’t know what lay ahead for me...

by Barbara J. Shoemaker
, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Girl swings into the sky.

A warning from an unseen source saves a young girl from a backyard accident.

by Catherine McCualsky
, Athens, Ohio

An artist's rendering of a coyote

She and her dog were shown a new path, a new perspective–courtesy of an unlikely angel.

by Velia Hilderbrand
, Cornville, Arizona

angel wing

In this excerpt from The Best Angel Stories of 2014, a desperate woman in an abusive relationship is rescued by an unlikely angel.

by Louise Ringhee


An artist's rendering of wind blowing through the redwoods

Walking among Northern California's giant redwoods, she was reminded by a sudden wind who it was that created it all.

by Deborah Heberly
, Blue Lake, California

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