Angels

Simone Gordon; Photo credit: Simone Gordon

How She Became the Black Fairy Godmother

Despite her own struggles, she used Facebook and Instagram to help people in need all across the country. 

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An artist's rendering of sewing materials; Illustration by Miyuki Sakai

Her Care Packages Comforted These Vietnam Veterans on Valentine’s Day

A Vietnam vet struggling with addiction was inspired by a simple gift of sewing kits.

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An artist's rendering of Ethiopian angels creating Lalibela; Illustration by Edson Ike

Lalibela: The Ethiopian City of 11 Mysterious Stone Churches

The oldest Christian country in the world is home to a truly awe-inspiring mystery. Did an army of angels create these ancient structures?

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An artist's rendering of a snow angel; Illustration by Daniel Lievano

How a Snow Angel Changed Her Parenting Perspective

She was feeling like a failure as a mother, until a heaven-sent sign reminded her what was really important.

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An artist's rendering of an angel and a brain xray; Illustration by Eva Tatcheva

Her Persistence Saved Her Husband's Life

His erratic behavior signaled that something was wrong; she was determined to get to the bottom of it.

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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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Illustration by Susanna Harrison

Spreading Joy with a Special Chicken Soup Story

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

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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.

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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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