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 Betty Crocker recipe of an Eskimo Igloo cake; Illustration by Aura Lewis

This Betty Crocker Cookbook Started a Lifelong Tradition

Her father helped her save green stamps to get the cookbook. She’s made the Eskimo Igloo cake for Christmas every year since then. 

Illustration of a woman looking up at a church; Illustration by Alex Green

A Heaven-Sent Angel Encouraged Her

She feared she was not up to her new job. Then she looked out her window. 

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An illustration of a cloud forming a parent and child; Illustration by Raul Colon

He Saw His Late Veteran Brother in the Clouds

The touching, heaven-sent image reassured him that angels were always watching over them.

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An illustration of angelic mushrooms; Illustration by Jacqui Langeland

Making Stuffed Mushrooms Became a Time-Honored Tradition

Things changed through the years, but this family recipe remained a Christmas constant—just like God’s grace. 

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An illustration of an angel enveloped in a winged heart; Illustration by Weitong Mai

6 Stories of Heaven-Sent Valentine Angels

From seeing soulmates in dreams to chance encounters, these testimonials remind us about the power of true love.

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Illustration of red gloves reading Friends Forever; Illustration by Marenthe

An Angelic Christmas Visit from Her Best Friend

Her happy spirit visited them just in time for the holidays.

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Her Santa Collection Comforted Her

Her Santa Collection Comforted Her

Her father played Santa every year. But their relationship was complicated.  

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Illustration of an angel hovering over a man; Illustration by Jonathan Bartlett

A Guardian Angel Saved His Life on Christmas Eve

He was anxious to get home to his wife for the holidays. But an ill-timed ice storm meant he almost didn’t make it.  

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Rick Hamlin; Photo credit: Jim Anness

Cutting Through the Chaos to Listen for God

He finds a way to embrace the endless distractions and to ultimately hear some angelic guidance from above. 

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An illustration of a dog with wings; Illustration by Daniel Long

This Winged-Dog Figurine Brought a Comforting Message

On a getaway to face his wife’s cancer diagnosis they found the trinket that reminded them they could face whatever lies ahead.  

An illustration of The Three Kings; Illustration by Eva Vazquez

This Christmas Angel Became a Source of Peace and Comfort

The heaven-sent voice let them know that God was with their young adult son as he passed away.  

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An illustration of a boy making a snow angel; Illustration by Michael Crampton

A Heaven-Sent White Christmas Miracle in the South

The miraculous white blanket appeared when he needed it the most.

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An illustration of two women on a bus; Illustration by Ricardo Bessa

How a Purple Tote Inspired Hope During The Holidays

She was feeling lonely and forgotten until an unexpected gift reminded her that it is better to give than to receive.  

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An illustration of a Nativity sculpture of Mary and Newborn Jesus; Illustration by Sylvie Fong

A Beloved Nativity Set is Returned After 34 Years

She thought the treasured family heirloom was gone for good. Then her prayers were answered.

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An illustration of angels in the washing machine; Illustration by Kim Johnson

A Special Heaven-Sent Laundromat Gathering

She found the secret ingredient that made Thanksgiving special despite the unusual circumstances.

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An illustration of an angel and devil beside a stocking; Illustration by Sophia Foster-Dimino

Her Brother’s Forgiveness Was the Best Christmas Present

She still felt guilty about a childhood Christmas prank. But when she came clean, she experienced the true spirit of the holiday season.

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