Angels

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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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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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.

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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.

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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 wedding ceremony with two angels in the crowd; Illustration by Jamey Christoph

Was Her Father’s Dream a Heavenly Sign from Above?

She knew that angels, including her deceased grandfather, attended her pandemic wedding.

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An illustration of a bird in front of a camera lens; Illustration by Christopher Buzelli

The Beautiful Birds Restored Her Hope In The Future

After a paralyzing accident, she was encouraged and inspired by the winged earth angels.  

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A steaming coffee cup; Illustration by Traci Daberko

How She Helped a Pastor Struggling with Alcohol Addiction

She healed from the sadness of her father’s alcoholism by befriending a clergyman years later.

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A trio of angels holding a large bouquet; Illustration by Dinara Mirtalipova

A Heaven-Sent Bouquet of Flowers

She went above and beyond when she delivered bouquets for the florist. Then the love she shared came full circle.  

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Lou Dean; Photo credit: Matthew Staver

Her Dream Forewarned Danger for Her Beloved Cat

The incident increased her faith and reminded her of the power of prayer.   

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