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Recent Kids Stories

An artist's rendering of young Roberta at the piano

When her family couldn't make it to her piano recital, she felt so alone. Then God sent her an earth angel to comfort her fears.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Friends for life: Stephanie, Micah and Patch

We thought there would be plenty of kids in the new neighborhood. But all we seemed to find were strays.

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

You can use positive thinking to help your kids cope with tragedy.

How to approach the subject of natural disasters and terrorism with your kids.

by Alina Larson

Marine finds faith after one of his men dies

After one of his men dies, a Marine struggles to go on, until he realizes holding on to hope is possible, even at war in Iraq.

by Donovan Campbell
, Dallas, Texas

Illustration of a child making a valentine.

Though this earth angel was only five, she taught him the meaning of love.

by Ken Rokusek
, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Angels on earth in the backseat

Getting my little angels ready for Bible class was tough, but a song set me straight.

by Shawnelle Eliasen
, Port Byron, Illinois

Depressed mom finds faith in Johns Hopkins statue

Struggling with bipolar disorder, I opened the doors at Johns Hopkins to see a statue that still gives me hope to this day.

by Therese Borchard
, Annapolis, Maryland

Kathryn Slattery

Her children off to college, Kitty Slattery tells her inspiring story of embracing a new life.

by Kathryn Slattery
, New Canaan, Connecticut

Heavenly angel sends sign with hymnal

For the life of me, I couldn't remember where that hymnal had come from... a heavenly angel?

by Mae Cannon
, Blanchard, Idaho

Pasta recipes: Robin Miller's Lasagna Rolls

This ain't your average pasta recipe. The kids—and your wallet—will love this new twist.

by Robin Miller
, Scottsdale, Arizona

James and his success as a Renaissance Man

A man looking for work finds it in an unexpected place—at a Renaissance Faire!

by James Schwenk
, Myerstown, Pennsylvania

Ricki's spiritual growth helped her find peace

The journey of spiritual growth for the dedicated mom of a brain-damaged quadriplegic helps her let go and let God.

by Ricki Distin
, Greenbrier, Arkansas

A friendly milkman teaches Rosemary Marbach that God provides.

Even though Joe had next to nothing himself, he saw everyone around him as generous and good.

by Rosemary Marbach
, Boston, Massachusetts

Snowy house with smoke coming from chimney

Stranded on a highway with four young children, a women miraculously finds help thanks to her guardian angel.

by Julie Chilton
, Hyde Park, Massachusetts

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