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Recent Kids Stories

An artist's rendering of an angel with blue butterfly wings

In this excerpt from Best Angel Stories 2014, a mother receives an amazing sign of reassurance that her son is at peace in heaven.

by Barbara Wills
, Glencoe, Alabama

Shawnelle Eliasen

Though she liked things as they were, deep down she knew they couldn’t stay that way.

by Shawnelle Eliasen
, Port Byron, Illinois

a coil of thick rope

There was something in our church craft cabinet…something I’d never seen in there before.

by Sandi Sebak Bean
, Bottineau, North Dakota

The room was full of positive energy—the energy of joy, of excitement, of community...

by Katie Allen Berlandi

An artist's rendering of a white kitten with angel's wings

A mother is made proud when her children exhibit a divine generosity toward a neighbor.

by Becky Banks
, Cashion, Oklahoma

Kelly Gallagher

Nothing interesting ever happened in her neighborhood. Or so she thought.

by Kelly Gallagher
, New York, New York

John and Elizabeth Sherrill

An experienced writer learns a surprising (and surprisingly effective) way to combine interviewing and prayer.

by John Sherrill
, New York, New York

Melinda Mallory

A child's anxiety over being away from home is eased by a special Bible verse.

by Melinda Mallory
, Southlake, Texas

Jennifer Hubbard and her husband, Matt

How this Sandy Hook mom survived her daughter’s loss.

by Jennifer Hubbard
, Newtown, Connecticut

A stack of video tapes, the top of which is labeled "Villanueva Family."

Seven dollars for six dozen videotapes was a bargain by any measure. Little did she know what a treasure she'd uncovered.

by Dana Mericle
, Mount Vernon, Texas

Perry Como

In this story from December 1953, the popular crooner discusses the importance of faith in his life and career.

by Perry Como

Homemade greeting card

A departed friend leaves her mark from beyond on a granddaughter's birthday party.

by Peggy Hartman
, The Plains, Ohio

Shannon Sonnhalter

A child-life specialist at a Cleveland hospital shares how Comfort Kits from Guideposts Outreach give sick children–and their families–hope.

by Shannon Sonnhalter
, Cleveland, Ohio

A morel mushroom growing in the grass

May was a tough month without Dad. Until I received evidence of God's love...

by Donna Dilley Hacecky
, Lakeview, Arkansas

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