Mysterious Ways

Recent Mysterious Ways Stories

Close-up of woman holding keys.

Would my daughter ever find the right home?

by Karen Strand
, Lacey, Washington

It may still be summer, but we’re ready for Halloween and Thanksgiving!

by Adam Hunter

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

Assistant editor Daniel Kessel

Assistant editor Daniel Kessel shares a reader’s testimonial to the power of these stories.

by Adam Hunter

Roberta Messner with Spanky

My dog has been with me through everything–illness, my husband leaving, my parents dying. I couldn't lose him now.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Photo of the missing stuffed animal, Bianca.

How would my daughter ever get over her lost doll?

by Deborah DeJaegher
, East Moline, Illinois

motorcycle helmet on the pavement, in the road

What good could come from a motorcycle wreck?

by Pat McKelley
, Wooster, Ohio

Assistant editor Daniel Kessel

With the sheer number of depressing stories in the media, how can we keep a positive attitude in our day-to-day lives? Assistant editor Daniel Kessel offers some mysterious, and positive, alternatives.

by Adam Hunter

Actual photo of author's friend, Kevin.

Even with my doubts, I knew my best friend would always be with me…

by John DeFiora
, Asbury Park, New Jersey

We got the most out of 48 hours in Rome… beginning with one unexpected, breathtaking day.
by Adam Hunter

photo of the actual letter from the mysterious ways story

My husband was in the hospital, our bills were piling up… how would I ever make it?

by Bobbie Bostick
, Lawrence, Kansas

Close-up of the want ads with a job circled.

I finally landed the job I’d been waiting for. But would it last?

by Sheri Fletcher
, Enid, Oklahoma

Margaret and Chris in love and in their wheelchairs. From The New York Times.

Proof of the miraculous power of love, which flourishes even when all hope appears to be lost.

by Diana Aydin

Prayer blogger Rick Hamlin's father's name on a boat in the bay

Dad's prayers were full of the faith that sustained him in a wind-tossed world. Would that I could hear one of those prayers again...

by Rick Hamlin

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