Angels

Angels dwell in so many places. Of course there are angels in the Bible, working miracles and representing God's grace to the world. Heaven is another dwelling place for angels, a place where they shine their blessings down upon us with love.

A praying mantis with wings; Illustration by Susan Gal

These Praying Mantises Taught Her to Trust in God

The insects helped her let go of her job as a nanny and move on with her life.

A sand dollar underneath a wave; Illustration by Tatsuro Kiuchi

This Sand Dollar Became a Heaven-Sent Sign

Finding the perfect sea creature reminded her that she was never alone.

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Military men in conversation with a glowing angel in their midst; Illustration by Jonathan Bartlett

An Answered Prayer for a Military Chaplain

He was terrified of going into battle in Afghanistan. Then an angelic being soothed his fears.

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A angel mother cradling her child; Illustration by Orlando Hoetzel

God's Grace Helped Her Meet the Challenges of Special Needs Parenting

God helped her to be the best mother for her daughter with Down syndrome.

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An illustration of a man in his pajamas observing a starry night; Illustration by Jesus Sotes

A Heaven-Sent Message in His Recurring Dreams

As a boy he had prayed in the pre-dawn hours with his grandmother.  Was she still with him?                        

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An illustration of children playing as an angel hovers over; Illustrations by Elvis Swift

5 Stories of Angels Intervening with Children

Angelic encounters kept these kids safe, whether they were camping in the mountains or stumbling upon a snake in the yard.

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An illustration of an angel hovering over a watermelon; Illustration by Sarah Wilkins

A Lone Watermelon Reminded Her to Let Go and Let God

After attending Al-Anon meetings, she realized that she was enabling her son’s narcotics addiction.

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Craig (left) tells the whole story of this Maine State Prison program

Training Service Dogs Gave Them a Second Chance at Life

As a prison guard he looked down on the veteran inmates. But then he learned how working with the dogs had changed them—and him.

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An illustration of three people conversing in a book with wings; Illustration by Eric Chow

This Poetry Teacher Made a Lasting Impression

She realized that her brother had made a difference for generations of students.  Could she have impacted her patients in the same way?

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A Cardinal perched on top of a ladder; Illustration by Michael Glenwood

This Cardinal Reminded Her That Angels Were Nearby

The heaven-sent bird may have helped save her from a terrible fall.

An illustration of a sailboat on the wter as the sun sets; Illustration by Gina Triplett

His Father Taught Him How to Sail

His dad’s deep faith and adventures on the water taught him how to navigate life smoothly. 

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An illsutration of an angels embracing a mother and daughter; Illustration by Amalia Restrepo

She Feared Being Alone with Her Mom with Alzheimer’s

She didn’t know how to comfort her anxious mother. Then a childhood memory—and a prayer—saved the day.

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A watering can pouring out symbols of love, and the McDonalds logo; Illustration by Sonia Pulido

Her Faith was Restored While Waiting at the Drive Thru

How an unexpected act of kindness at McDonald’s assured her that God’s good neighbors were everywhere.

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An illustration of foxes, birds and squirrels in a forest; Illustration by Sylvie Fong

5 Inspiring Stories of Animal Angels

Birds, cats, dogs—and even a squirrel—can sometimes act as our angels on earth.

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