An artist's rendering of a pair of angels pulling stage curtains open

The Teacher Who Gave Rick Hamlin His Wings

Rick Hamlin shares a memory of how his high school drama teacher taught him that creativity carries with it a spark of the divine.

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How Faith Overrode an Expectant Mother's Fears

She'd long prayed for a child, but signs of trouble during her first pregnancy caused her faith to flag—until she received a reassuring message from above.

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The Christmas Angel Who Arrived Early

She'd planned her Christmas preparations down to the last detail, but she soon learned that even the best-laid plans can go awry—and that can be a very good thing.

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Angel on the Plane

A perfectly-placed stranger gave her a gift from heaven.

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Delace's daughter Ember

Christmas Angels Watched Over Her Daughter in Iraq

A mother uses her finely honed crafting skills to bring a touch of Christmas spirit to her daughter's company of combat medics in Iraq.

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A Christmas Angel Could Be Yours

A hand-embroidered angel on the cover of The Joys of Christmas 2017 will go to one lucky recipient.

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A cloud in the shape of an angel in a blue sky.

A Sign in the Sky

He wanted to be a good, sober father, but that dream seemed out of reach.

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The Angel of Abundant Blessings

Only heaven knows who made the homemade gift.

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A spider in a garden, crawling on its web.

She Wove a Perfect Web

A lonely mom receives a heaven-sent message.

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An Angelic Thanksgiving

All I wanted was to feel close to Mom on Thanksgiving.

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Rosemary and Juan at St. Raphael’s, where she first heard about the ESL program.

To Honor Her Late Daughter, She Became a 'Mom' to a Homesick Student

What could she do for this young man, missing his loved ones in Veracruz, Mexico, at Christmastime?

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Angelic waitiress

The Angelic Waitress

A forgotten credit card and an angelic act to make things right.

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