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.

Illustration by Susanna Harrison

The Story of This Special Chicken Soup Spread Joy

Telling the hilarious tale of her aunt’s surprise soup became a Thanksgiving tradition.

Zechariah and Gabriel. Photo credit: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Zechariah: The Christmas Story’s Unsung Hero

The biblical tale of how this holy priest was visited by archangel Gabriel sums up the promise of this special season.

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A slice of pumpkin pie in the sky. Illustration by Mike Hansen

A Heaven-Sent Slice of Pumpkin Pie

Her mother’s favorite Thanksgiving dessert saved the day during a difficult holiday.

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Illustration by Aurélie Blanz

How Jesus Helped Her Son in a Christmas Play

Her four-year-old son was the innkeeper in the church’s annual Christmas pageant. Could he remember his line?

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A fox in snow. Illustration by Dieter Braun

A Christmas Miracle

Her young daughter longed for Saint Nicholas to bring her a fox. Her prayers were answered in an unexpected way on Christmas morning.

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A Christmas wreath surrounded by two angels. Illustration by Hennie Haworth

This Christmas Wreath Became a Source of Divine Comfort and Love

The festive decoration was just what they needed for their first Christmas as a blended family.

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How Mary Virginia Merrick Founded The Christ Child Society

For over a century, the groundbreaking volunteering organization has made the world a better place for impoverished children.

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Illustration by Tanguy Jestin

How The Beach Boys Saved Their Christmas Spirit

This family was struggling in snowy Wisconsin. But the upbeat music from the California band helped turn things around.

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Illustration by Dàlia Adillon

The Perfect Christmas Memory of Her Late Father

A heaven-sent dream comforted her on the first Christmas without her dad.

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Grandma Mimi and her daughter/granddaughter. Photo credit: Natalia Weedy

This Grandmother Made the Best Thanksgiving Dinner Ever

Her granddaughter’s dairy allergy seemed daunting. But with a new attitude, and a little creativity, she made a memorable meal.

Illustration by Nicolas Castell

3 Inspiring Christmas Angel Stories

Whether it’s a message from above, an unexpected delivery or a heavenly light, the holiday season is the perfect time for some divine intervention.

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Family saying grace at Thanksgiving dinner table

3 Angelic Thanksgiving Stories

Heavenly visitors, gifts from above and unusual celebrations—these divine stories show us what the holidays are truly about. 

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A crepe myrtle tree full of angels. Illustration by Dawn Cooper

The Ethereal Trees That Captivated These Dementia Residents

A music therapist is delighted to see her patients became entranced with the beautiful trees.

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Nicolas Castell's depiction of angels

Angels Escorted His Mother to Heaven

As he said goodbye to his mother, he found angelic comfort in the colorful afghan she once made for him. 

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