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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 
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

Now Jack LaLanne is among the heavenly angels, surely charming even them.

by Colleen Hughes

Blue sky with clouds

Could an old clunker give this father hope?

by Joan Wester Anderson

Michael with his dog, Gilligan

If his dog hadn't been there, this little boy may have never been found in time.

by Debbie McNally
, Ashford, Connecticut

beautiful painting of angels playing instruments

This edition of Illuminating Angels explores the important role singing plays in angels' interactions with us.

Lori A. Kennedy

Share in the joy of the angelic bond of friendship between these two women.

by Lori A. Kennedy
, Magalia, California

Grandma's angel quilt

January is Creativity Month. Find out how this angel quilt helped one woman deal with her guilt.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Angel of Vietnam

An American mother dreamed of rescuing a little Vietnamese girl during the war, but her family was too large to be considered for adoption.

by Joan Wester Anderson
, Prospect Heights, Illinois

Angelic announcement about birth of grandson

In this excerpt from A Procession of Angels, a grandmother-to-be is visited by an angel in a dream.

by Loraine Stayer
, Merrick, New York

Angelic healing through tree

A father experiences angelic healing and finds peace in the beauty of a dogwood tree he had planted in memory of his son.

by Edward A. Joseph
, Yonkers, New York

Bobbie's angel factory

What started as a simple gift for a friend became a nonprofit that raised nearly a million dollars for cancer research.

by Bobbie Burnett
, Annapolis, Maryland

Illuminating Angels: Uriel

Learn about the archangel Uriel, one of the most powerful angels in heaven.

Guardian Angels

Who do guardian angels guard? Children? Everyone? Find out more about our winged protectors.

Grandchildren Daniel & Carly are about to get a treat for Halloween.

Heavenly angels give these children a Halloween treat.

by Joan Sanchez
, Norwalk, California

Illuminating Angels

Hear the inspiring story behind the archangel Raphael and his storied healing powers.

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