Miracles

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An artist's rendering of a group of silos

He Found a New Purpose by Sharing the Miracles in His Life Online

Limited by a stroke, he wondered how life could still be worth living. But the chance to relate the miracles he'd experience in his life gave him a reason to carry on.

Ken Byerly

The Miraculous Rescue at the Silos

Ken Byerly has become something of a celebrity in his hometown for the videos he shares online talking about the miracles in his life. This is the video that started it all.

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Jim returns to the site of his miraculous rescue

Bubba's Miraculous Encounter with God

A freak accident left him convinced he was going to die, but as he lay by the side of a country road awaiting the end, a figure bathed in bright light brought him new hope.

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An artist's rendering of a cowboy serenading a lariat-twirling cowgirl

The Thunderstorm That Helped a Cowboy Woo His Lady

He'd spent years pursuing the girl of his dreams to no avail, but when Mother Nature lent a hand, he finally got the answer he'd hoped for.

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Virgin Mary Church in Zeitoun, Egypt.

When the Virgin Mary Appeared in Zeitoun, Egypt

For centuries, the divine has communicated with human beings through visions. One of the most prominent figures in these miraculous sightings is Mary, the mother of Jesus. When she does appear, it’s usually to one person, like in Guadalupe, or just a few, like the children who saw her in Lourdes. Those instances are easily dismissed by skeptics as mere hallucination, mass hysteria or schemes for attention. But what happens when hundreds of people see the same vision? Thousands? A million? That’s what happened in Cairo, Egypt, some 50 years ago…

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A woman looks heavenward out a window

The Big Question: How Do You Know It's God?

Thinkers, authors and clergypersons tackle the big question: How do you if God is speaking to you in a dream, vision or response to prayer?

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Lost wallet

How Guideposts Helped Return a Wallet

A mysterious case of lost and found. Or found and lost.

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Happy bride and groom at their wedding

A Marriage That Was Meant to Be

Little things went wrong before the wedding, but all the signs pointed to a happy union.

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A detail from William Blake's 'Jacob's Ladder'

William Blake's Doors of Perception

Senior contributing editor Rick Hamlin explores the mystical life and heavenly visions of poet and artist William Blake.

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A woman undergoes a near-death experience

The 6 Stages of a Near-Death Experience

From tunnels to pearly gates, near-death experiences are amazingly consistent. Here are the six stages most frequently reported by those who have undergone them.

Andrew Garcia has learned the value of gratitude from his accident.

He Started to Give Thanks After This Traumatic Experience

After a terrible accident, a movie screen made him realize that every moment in life should be cherished.

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Charlie Goldsmith, star of TLC's The Healer

A Conversation with Charlie Goldsmith, Star of TLC's 'The Healer'

We spoke with the star of TLC's The Healer about the experience of healing other people and the sense of purpose it's afforded him.

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A message in a bottle on the beach.
Grandfather showing his granddaughter the woods.

Her Grandpa Jacques Sent a Message from Beyond

A woman who misses her grandfather, a deceased Holocaust survivor, stumbles upon an unlikely find that brings him close to her again.

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